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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.

Pineapple braised in its own juice creates a memorable (and super simple) dessert. Star anise and ginger infuse the braising liquid, which reduces to a thick syrup.

This tangy curd has a serious sweet side thanks to the juice and zest of mandarin oranges. Spread the curd on a scone or biscuit, use to fill a layer cake or stir into whipped cream and dollop on a scoop of fresh fruit.

Sloppy Joes are always a favorite, and this ground ham and turkey version, flavored with cider vinegar and chili powder, is a sure hit. Serve on dinner rolls as sliders, if you prefer.

Decadent and filling, this classic surf-and-turf combination features dry-aged beef alongside juicy lobster tails, all topped with homemade herb butter. We split the lobster tails in half for easy and elegant serving after they’re cooked.

This flavorful meal features some of our favorite wholesome ingredients: seaweed, salmon and whole grain brown rice. For a vegetarian version, try our Spicy Seaweed Salad with Brown...

Taco seasoning and a splash of beer create a flavorful base for these nachos. Feel free to mix up the ingredients—substitute black beans for the pintos or use halved cherry tomatoes and fresh jalapeños in the pico.

These nachos are perfect for leftover barbecued meat of any kind, and the pickled chiles and fresh cilantro help balance out the rich flavors.

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Top squares of this spiced cake, a perfect dessert for holiday meals and parties, with spoonfuls of whipped cream, if you like. The crystallized ginger gives them an extra punch.

This luscious, fudgy cake is gluten-free delight -- a little goes a long way!

A simple topping of goat cheese, crispy bacon and sweet-tart cranberries adds great flavor to green beans.

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.

This delightfully dense, moist and minty cake is a hit at gatherings year-round, though we love it's classic grasshopper flavor combination in the spring.

Ground pork with aromatic ginger, garlic, cilantro and green onion fill these satisfying dumplings, served at Chinese New Year celebrations to bring good fortune and wealth for the coming year. To make dumpling soup, simply cook the dumplings in chicken or...

This thick, vibrantly colored sauce has a sweet, smoky, earthy flavor. It's great with the spiced chicken breasts here, and you'll also want to try it with grilled beef, pork, vegetables and fish.

This homemade hummus makes an absolutely delicious dip, perfect for entertaining or a snack. Pair with lightly toasted pita bread, crisp veggies, feta cheese, stuffed grape leaves and a selection of olives. Cannellini or Great Northern beans can be substituted for...

Popular as always, and with prepared sauce and a few extra hands, it is also quick and easy. Serve with a green salad, garlic bread and plenty of napkins!

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