Smoked Salmon Crêpes with Creamed Peas

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Peas, asparagus and touch of cream and dill make this soup perfectly festive for spring. It’s excellent served hot, and you can also enjoy it chilled.

This version of the Passover classic is packed with the bright flavors of pistachios, sweet apricots and pomegranate. Charoset is traditionally served with matzoh, but it’s also delicious as a condiment in sandwiches or as a filling for endive leaves.

Use this light and delicious salad as a sandwich filling or serve alongside slices of fresh mango. Add more veggies if you like: diced red bell pepper or thinly sliced cooked asparagus are colorful additions.

Elegant and comforting, these fresh strawberry scones are ideal for spring brunches and Mother’s Day gifting. We love the herb-flecked lemon glaze on the scones, but feel free to skip it for an equally delicious traditional treat.

Give the gift of DIY flavored sea salt to your favorite cook. Pick one flavor or put together a sample pack of several kinds. Sprinkle on roasted meats or vegetables, use in marinades or add pinches to soups and stews.

Baking halibut (or any fish for that matter) in parchment paper packets is a fantastic way to create a tender, moist fillet with no added fat. Serve over a simple whole grain pilaf or alongside steamed spinach.

While delicious cooked, raw asparagus feels extra fresh in this tart salad. The asparagus is shaved into thin ribbons. Serve immediately or let the salad marinate several hours to blend flavors.

Try blending up an easy batch of this mango, cherry and sake drink for your next cocktail hour.

Fresh mango purée combined with Italian soda makes for a flavorful drink to enjoy on its own or with hors d’oeuvres. We recommend tangerine soda, but other citrus sodas work wonderfully too.

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A robust mix of mushrooms serves as the filling for this rich quiche. Serve with a salad of seasonal greens.

A holiday favorite, this pecan pie is made with pure maple syrup.

Serve this hearty soup with toasted dark bread, thinly sliced apple and a seasonal green salad. To learn how to make this recipe, watch the Secret Ingredient cooking show.

Simple and delicious, leeks may not be your first memory from past holidays, but they may be what you remember from this year.

This hearty soup combines two lucky foods, black-eyed peas and collard greens, with vegetables and smoky ham. Enjoy on New Year's Day, or any day, for a satisfying, warming meal. Serve with thick slices of toasted crusty bread.

The mildly sweet flavor of wakame, which is a good source of dietary fiber and potassium, combines with mushrooms and crunchy broccoli in this Asian inspired medley. After being soaked then sautéed, the wakame becomes silky with a hint of chewiness.

Tart cranberries, crunchy pistachios and a drizzle of dark chocolate add flavor and charming color to these cookies. Dip them in coffee, hot chocolate or Vin Santo, a sweet Italian dessert wine.

Moist and dense in texture, the bread includes wholesome ingredients, such as oats and fresh banana, and is easy to prepare and very adaptable, accommodating your choice of chopped nuts or dried fruit in place of the cranberries.

A small handful of chopped herbs (rosemary, thyme and parsley are especially good) stirred into the finished soup will brighten its flavor. Cut the potatoes, carrots and celery into large chunks if you prefer a heartier texture and appearance.

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