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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.

With all of your breakfast favorites like pancakes and maple syrup, eggs and sausage, this easy breakfast casserole is ideal for entertaining or just a lazy weekend morning at home. Use any kind of sausage you like, including turkey, chicken or veggie breakfast...

Making this spiced tea from scratch is easier than you might think. You'll appreciate how the spicy fragrances fill your kitchen. Use any milk or non-dairy substitute you like and serve it hot or over ice.

This spicy blend is perfect for Jersey Boneless Short Rib steak, the new cut dreamed up by our 2012 Best Butcher Competition winner Armand Ferrante. Recipe provided courtesy of Chef Tim Byres, owner/chef of Smoke and Chicken Scratch restaurants in Dallas....

Breakfast tacos are a favored morning staple in Texas. This version is a cinch to make at home and packed with crab meat, fluffy scrambled eggs and crisp bacon. Top with salsa if you wish.

Melt this concentrated compound butter over grilled steaks, toss it with flame-kissed veggies or freeze some for a burst of summer flavor in the winter months. Use very ripe, very red tomatoes for best color and flavor.

Drink this thick and satisfying homemade tomato juice well chilled. Spiked with fresh lemon juice, celery seed and Tabasco, it's perfectly savory alone, or use it as the ideal base for a fresh Bloody Mary.

Here's a delicious alternative to fried fish that gets its great crunch from toasted panko bread crumbs.

Here's a deliciously spicy drink that's a great apéritif for Mexican food or any casual meal. We suggest using an amber beer, but light beers will work wonderfully as well.

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Take advantage of pears in season and try a new variety in this twist on a popular dish. A little sweet pear (or apple or dried fig) makes the dressing especially good.

A bowl of ice cream will be much improved with a bit of this sweet pear compote spooned over the top. Or to prove that it's not just for dessert, try spreading some on a sandwich with roasted pork loin, crisp lettuce and Dijon mustard.

This soup is simply made from pantry staples including vegetable broth, diced tomatoes, canned beans and dried pasta. Look to the freezer for some frozen spinach or other favorite vegetables to add. With a salad and bread, this makes a warming, healthful meal.

Nutritious and flavorful, with added heat from a jalapeño, this recipe is an ideal choice for a quick evening meal. Dal is one of the principal foods of the Indian subcontinent where the term can be used to mean either an ingredient or the dish made from it.

The marinade for this flavorful chicken comes together quickly in a blender or processor. While the chicken marinates, you have time to make salads and other accompaniments for the meal. You'll want to make this no-fuss dish a regular feature at your summer...

Prepare this salad ahead of time and serve chilled, if you like. Spoon into avocado halves and serve with whole wheat crackers for a refreshing lunch or dinner.

These meatballs are a common find in tapas bars all over Spain. Wet your hands before forming the meatballs to keep the pork mixture from sticking to them.

Escarole, fresh radishes and peas bring the simple joy of a new spring garden to this delectably satisfying pasta salad. Serve with a dry, crisp white wine and crusty bread for a light lunch or dinner.

Quorn is a delicious alternative protein and meat substitute, available in various flavors. If you like, use any meat-free cutlet as a substitute and use your favorite jarred or fresh pasta sauce, too.

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