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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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Raita, a cool cucumber and yogurt sauce, makes an ideal complement to warmly spiced lamb burgers.

The bright flavors of carrots matched with warm spices like cinnamon, cumin, coriander and paprika make a wonderful salad for any time of year. It's a perfect make-ahead dish to take to dinner parties, as the flavors are best if left to blend for an hour before...

Lemony chicken thighs roasted with red onions, golden potatoes, thyme sprigs and chanterelle mushrooms make a pleasing early autumn dinner. If chanterelles aren't in season, substitute another wild mushroom or cremini.

Set this meal to cook early in the day and you won't have much to do to prepare dinner in a hurry. Sage and stuffing satisfy that craving for holiday flavors any time during the season.

Thick rounds of summer squash seared in a piping hot pan — cast iron is best — until just blackened, then tossed with a fragrant fresh basil and lemon vinaigrette.

Panna cotta, Italian for "cooked cream," is a creamy custard served cold. This variation on the traditional dessert features eggnog as the flavor base, topped with warm spiced pears. The perfect finish to a holiday feast.

Challah, a rich braided bread typically made with eggs, is perfect for making French toast. Drizzle with honey instead of maple syrup, if you like.

This easy breakfast recipe yields impressive results. Simply whisk together eggs, flour and milk, then pour into a hot buttered skillet and place in the oven. Watch in amazement as the pancake rises out of the pan! The recipe can be made in one large skillet or two...

These fragrant sweets are perfect for packing in lunches. For a fun spin, add 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom to the batter when you add the cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.

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