Easy Zucchini and Tomato Bake

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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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These stuffed portobellos pile on the pizza flavor.

This light salad entrée pairs smoked ham with crisp cabbage, savory green onions and sweet carrots in a salad base of whole grain barley. Mustard and shallots add depth and spice to the fresh vinaigrette dressing.

This pasta dish will soon become a family favorite. In a hurry? Use a cup of thawed frozen spinach instead of fresh; just be sure to squeeze it well to remove any excess water. Serve with garlic bread and a fresh salad for a complete meal.

Canned salmon provides a flavor twist and an omega-3 boost to traditional Maryland crab cakes. Serve with lemon wedges, tartar sauce and plenty of grilled corn or veggies.

We can't resist making huge batches of this great salad. Take liberties with the ingredients, as this recipe is best when prepared according to your own taste. If you prefer, cook the broccoli in boiling water until tender before adding it to the salad.

Try these simple sausages for your next weekend brunch. The apple keeps the lean turkey moist and adds a complementary tart-sweet flavor. Serve with eggs prepared your favorite way, as well as toast or muffins.

Use a mix of green and black olives in this perfect lunchtime salad, which also makes a delicious condiment for pita sandwiches. Or spread a whole wheat tortilla with hummus and top with a generous spoonful of salad to make a fresh, crunchy wrap.

These basic quesadillas come together quickly and adapt well to many variations. Add salsa, sautéed onions or peppers and diced red or white onion, if you like. Serve with a green salad for dinner or alone as a hearty after-school snack.

You'll be surprised how easy and tasty this kale preparation is. Andrea from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, sent us this recipe with a note: "It's the only recipe I've found where the kale is not masked by other flavors or cooking methods, and it's crunchy.

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