Easy Zucchini and Tomato Bake

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The autumn flavors of pumpkin and nutmeg along with sweet corn, tomatoes and creamy cheese will make this baked pasta a new family favorite.

Impressive, yet simple with whole grains and arame, a mild sea vegetable. Feel free to add more herbs or top with toasted sesame seeds.

In a modern twist on a game-day classic, cauliflower turns into the surprisingly creamy base for this white bean and chicken chili with mild poblano peppers. Serve sprinkled with sliced green onions and shredded mild cheddar or monterey jack.

Luscious roast pears with a hint of rosemary are a terrific complement for a variety of great American cheeses, from smooth, buttery Mt. Tam to tangy Rogue River Blue.

A beautiful and fragrant savory loaf in the style of tea bread that is best when served warm from the oven, yet also delicious lightly toasted with fig spread. If you make it the day before, cool completely before wrapping and storing at room temperature.

Tart cranberries, crunchy pistachios and a drizzle of dark chocolate add flavor and charming color to these cookies. Dip them in coffee, hot chocolate or Vin Santo, a sweet Italian dessert wine.

A sprig of rosemary turns this sparkling cocktail into an herbal treat.

When simmered until they're velvety soft, red lentils make a surprisingly creamy sauce for pasta. Garlic, onion and lemon juice complete the sauce to pair wonderfully with spinach and artichoke hearts.

Peanut butter and chocolate win again in these bite-size sandies, flavored with salted peanuts and bittersweet cocoa.

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Use orange, yellow or green bell peppers instead of red, if you like.

Using both fresh pineapple and pineapple juice makes this smoothie a tropical dream. The addition of coconut milk makes for a rich, creamy drink, great for breakfast or an afternoon pick-me-up.

Use leftover compound butter tossed in pasta, spread on freshly baked biscuits or melted into a fresh vegetable sauté.

Seedless raspberry jam is the unexpected ingredient in the rich pan sauce that accompanies this pork dish. If your rye bread happens to be stale, don’t worry. When it’s a bit dry, it will soak up more juices from the pork.

Smooth cashew butter blended with softened cream cheese and spiced with a bit of cinnamon and nutmeg makes a great dip for fresh fruit. Additional flavors such as vanilla, honey or other favorite spices can be added easily.

The citrus flair from orange marmalade and mandarin oranges deliciously combines with the flavors of vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom in this coffee cake. If you don't have a bundt pan on hand, use a 9x13-inch baking pan. Dust the finished cake with powdered...

A classic favorite, made easy with the slow cooker.

This scrumptious chowder is one of the most satisfying ways we know to get your omega-3s, and it's a great way to warm up a chilly evening. Make it a day ahead for company, reheating gently without boiling.

Here's a soup that can be put together quickly and offers comforting, warm and spicy flavors. Serve the soup family-style in a large tureen and arrange the garnishes around the table in colorful bowls for everyone to dress up their soup.

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