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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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This creamy dressing is at its best when tossed with crisp romaine or iceberg lettuce. Use it as a dip for raw carrot and celery sticks, radishes and steamed asparagus spears, too.

Cremini mushrooms, pumpkin, lentils, herbs and feta cheese are piled on a hearty wheat pastry and baked, yielding a satisfying vegetable pie. Serve with a simple green salad, if you like.

Perfect for entertaining, this tender braised pork can be made the day before and reheated. Serve with tortillas, pickled onions, shredded cabbage and hot sauce, and let guests assemble their own plates.

Black-eyed peas mix with cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, green onions and red leaf lettuce in this colorful, flavor-filled salad. Experiment with different whole grains; we used millet but barley or quinoa work equally well.

Crisp potatoes are the perfect vehicle for adding flavorful salt just before serving. In general, salt draws out moisture from potatoes, so don't salt them at the beginning of or during the cooking process since that will prevent potatoes from developing a crispy...

This delicious (and quick!) yellow cake batter can be swapped into any recipes calling for a box of cake mix.

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.

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

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

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