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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 couscous recipe is full of fall flavors and can make a colorful addition to your Thanksgiving table. Roast the squash ahead of time and the dish will be ready in 15 minutes without taking up any precious oven space.

There's nothing like a cup of icy cold gazpacho for a perfectly refreshing summer lunch on a blistering hot day. (Truthfully, we love gazpacho on lukewarm days too!) Flavorful tomatoes are key here--don't attempt this recipe with unripe tomatoes.

This seasoned yogurt mixture featuring the flavors of traditional Tandoori chicken provides a savory taste that pairs wonderfully with your favorite fruit chutney.

Use seasonal berries for this refreshing salad, matching tangy goat cheese with sweet berries, roasted red onions, walnuts and tomatoes.

This colorful pasta dish is packed with great flavor and can be assembled quickly on a weeknight. To learn how to make this recipe, watch the Secret Ingredient cooking show.

The sweet and tangy dressing for this coleslaw also makes a wonderful all-purpose dressing for any salad. Turn this dish into a vegetarian main course by tossing in some cubed baked tofu.

Trust us, you'll want to serve these tender, spicy braised greens with cornbread on the side so that you can crumble it into the bowl to soak up the "pot likker".

Arepas, or corn cakes, are popular in South American countries like Venezuela and Colombia where they are typically served warm with meats and stews. They're a perfect accompaniment to chili. This updated version gains extra flavor from cumin and vegetable broth...

Savory French green lentils swim with shallots, carrots and parsnips in a rich red wine-flavored broth. Topped with festive puff pastry in individual ramekins or one large pie, this is the perfect vegetarian entrée for your holiday table.

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