Smoked Salmon Crêpes with Creamed Peas

Recipes

The fresh, bright flavor of this salad is a great way to introduce newbies to the wonders of seaweed. We suggest using a popular Southeast Asian combination of mint, basil and cilantro in the salad, but even using two of these varieties will give the salad complex...

These colorful rolls are terrific on their own, or you can make them heartier by adding an ounce or two of steamed shrimp, baked tofu or smoked salmon. Just don’t overload the wrap or you may find them difficult to roll.

This easy dish is both exotically flavored and wonderfully comforting. We suggest making about eight large balls or mounds of rice or 16 smaller one-bite ones. But you can also simply serve the rice in a bowl sprinkled with the spice mix.

Tender grilled rack of lamb pairs perfectly with a smoky grilled fennel mixture brightened with fresh herbs. Make things easy and ask your butcher to french the racks of lamb for you.

Lamb shoulder braised in a simple mixture of chicken broth, lemon zest and juniper berries transforms into a fork-tender roast. The reduced cooking liquid provides a concentrated jus to keep lamb moist and warm and the roasted lemons add a bright note to...

Grapes are an unexpected treat when roasted until their juices are warm and concentrated. Here they add a sweet note to a sourdough bread pudding made rich with cream cheese.

Paiche, a firm and delicious fish from Peru, is native to the Amazonian Basin. Here we’ve paired thick fillets with a spicy avocado sauce and earthy greens spiked with garlic. 

Sugared slices of fresh, candied grapefruit are a show-stopping treat. Easier to prepare than you’d think, these fragrant sweets make inexpensive, elegant gifts. Be sure to choose medium (not extra large) grapefruit for the easiest slicing.

This sweet eggnog drink is tamed with fresh, tart cranberries. Thick and rich, add a generous splash of brandy, bourbon or rum, if you like.

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The freshness of your ingredients — heirloom tomatoes, mozzarella balls and basil — makes this simple salad divinely delicious. Ideal for late summer gatherings with friends or as a light weekend lunch with rustic bread and wine.

Give these heart-shaped cookies to friends for Valentine's Day or cut them into different shapes and serve them throughout the year.

Buttery, warm plantains delicately spiced with cinnamon, brown sugar and nutmeg nestle under the frozen yogurt of your choice. Lightly toasted almonds, whipped cream and a dusting of cocoa powder finish off this tropical split.

Chipotle chiles, which are simply smoked jalapeños, flavor this vegetarian chili. Serve bowls of the smoky stuff with squares of warm cornbread on the side to crumble on top.

Parsnips, which look a bit like cream-colored carrots, add flavor and texture to otherwise traditional mashed potatoes. Stir in a handful of chopped green onions or grated cheddar cheese before serving, if you like.

Enjoy this toothsome dessert filled with the delicate flavor of pears. We used applesauce and whole wheat pastry flour to moisten and add nutrients.

Using both fresh pineapple and pineapple juice makes this smoothie a tropical dream. The addition of coconut milk makes for a rich, creamy drink, great for breakfast or an afternoon pick-me-up.

The flavors in these little hors d'oeuvres exhilarate the palate. Sharp cheddar and chili powder in the polenta, sweet onions in the barbecue sauce, and zesty limes in the avocado sauce come together in one lively bite. Serve these with drinks, or atop lettuce...

Secret Ingredient: Market-Made Chicken Sausage

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