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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.

These irresistible sprouts are a holiday favorite but too tasty to serve just once a year. The recipe is easily halved for smaller gatherings or an everyday family meal.

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This fragrant, colorful dish combines marinated tofu with a variety of vegetables. A subtle, sweet and tangy mixture of green tea, tamarind sauce and rice vinegar comprises the marinade. Note that this tea contains caffeine; other varieties may be substituted if...

The classic blueberry muffin gets an update with spelt flour and a flavor boost from orange juice and zest.

Packed with dried fruits and nuts, these bars make a great snack when you're on the go.

Our slightly savory version of the holiday favorite starts with a homemade cornbread mix and highlights the natural sweetness of corn.

Lettuce wraps are easy and fun to prepare. Serve with chile, peanut and hoisin sauce on the side. Leftovers are delicious all tossed together for a quick and simple salad the following day.

Prep this elegant breakfast dish the night before for an extra easy morning. This recipe easily adapts to other vegetables or cheeses; try broccoli rabe and sharp cheddar or artichoke hearts with fontina.

A simple garnish of cherry tomatoes and green onions lets the flavor of antioxidant-rich wild salmon stand on its own. Serve with a green salad.

These vegan treats are perfect with a light spreading of fruit-sweetened raspberry jam instead of frosting.

Traditional beef stews are cooked at low temperatures for long periods of time to tenderize tough cuts of beef. This recipe takes a shortcut by using a more tender cut of beef, reducing the overall cooking time and giving you a chance to get out of the kitchen.

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