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Turn a bit of leftover Brie (that is if you actually have any leftover) into a rich and creamy fall soup with the combination of sweet and tart apples.

Strawberries and watermelon have long been the perfect summer pair. In this light, vitamin-packed homemade cooler, we think they shine particularly bright.

Here's a simple, adaptable brine recipe that will give roasted turkey a terrific flavor base. This produces 1 gallon, which should be adequate to submerge a small turkey (up to 12 pounds) (or 2 chickens). Double the recipe for birds up to 20 pounds.

Topped with crisp bacon, green onions and sour cream, these baked sweet potato hors d’oeuvres could be crowned the champion of your next cocktail party. For best results, look for sweet potatoes that are long and thin, roughly 2 1/2 inches wide.

Nothing beats a big bowl of vibrantly flavored, veggie-packed soup for lunch or dinner, and preparing it in a slow cooker means you can make a big batch with minimal effort.

Citrus-honey soaked pineapple cubes, strawberries and bananas covered with shredded coconut, dusted with chocolate and served frozen on a stick. What a spectacular treat on a hot summer evening and proof that some desserts are as tasty as they are good for you.

This easy, hearty chicken stew is packed with fall flavors: apples, sweet potatoes and aromatic sage. Whole fennel seeds add depth to the stew and become mellow during slow cooking. Sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley just before serving.

Topped with buttery, crunchy bread crumbs and golden brown onions, this twist on green bean casserole calls for shiitake mushrooms. Substitute button mushrooms for half or all of the shiitakes, if you prefer.

Make a vegan pie crust by using solid coconut oil instead of butter or shortening. The method is the same, just make sure that there are no large chunks of coconut oil before adding water to bring the dough together.

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Fresh greens combine with pantry classics of olive oil, crushed red pepper and canned cannellini beans in this simple, nutritious side dish that pairs well with hearty entrées.

Have breakfast in bed with our french toast made with delicate challah bread, top with fresh or thawed frozen berries and plenty of maple syrup.

A fool is a classic English dessert made by folding puréed fruit into whipped cream. In this recipe we add refreshing mint and tangy plain yogurt to balance the rich cream.

This stew comes together easily, simmering on top of the stove for a couple of hours and giving you the time to take care of a few spring cleaning projects.

Sweet and savory, this side dish casserole is perfect for simple entertaining. Roasting the sweet potatoes brings out their inherent sweetness, while the marinated tempeh imparts a savory note with tamari, mirin, garlic, and onion.

Buttery puff pastry forms the base for these crunchy twists, perfect for serving as a snack or before a light meal.

In this unusual yet delightful pairing, thick-cut chops are soaked in a pear juice brine mixture, browned and then served with a piquant pear chutney. Enjoy this dish with spinach or green beans.

These tender chicken breasts are topped with a hearty tomato and mushroom based sauce and a heaping side of history.

Traditional Indian spices and flavors imbue this chickpea salad. Serve over mixed salad greens with pita chips for dinner. If you have any leftovers, spoon the salad into whole wheat pita bread and top with alfalfa sprouts or shredded lettuce for a tasty lunch.

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