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Recipes

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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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.

As a tasty alternative, omit the mint and baste the cheese-filled squash with garlic-infused olive oil, using a fresh rosemary sprig as your basting brush. If you're cooking outdoors, try grilling the zucchini instead.

By using sprouted whole grain bread instead of white French bread, we've given this classic breakfast a healthy twist.

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.

You control the flavor and spice in these simple baked beans by choosing your favorite bottled barbecue sauce. Canned pinto beans (navy or great northern work well too) make these a breeze to prepare.

These muffins offer an intriguing crunch, thanks to the toasted millet. Savor them warm from the oven, or freeze a batch to have on hand for company. 

Cardamom and garam masala add subtle spice to split peas and sweet potatoes.

For those who like their brownies iced, these are the perfect brownies! Bittersweet chocolate makes them decadent and dark.

Thanks to Cindy in Annapolis, Maryland, for sending us her favorite childhood recipe. Keep these ingredients on hand and you will be able to create an easy soup full of savory potatoes, sausage and green beans. The bay leaves add a nice depth of flavor.

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