Roasted Asparagus with Lemon-Feta Crumble

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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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Seedless raspberry jam is the unexpected ingredient in the rich pan sauce that accompanies this pork dish. If your rye bread happens to be stale, don’t worry. When it’s a bit dry, it will soak up more juices from the pork.

A classic favorite, made easy with the slow cooker.

Smooth cashew butter blended with softened cream cheese and spiced with a bit of cinnamon and nutmeg makes a great dip for fresh fruit. Additional flavors such as vanilla, honey or other favorite spices can be added easily.

Sautéed shrimp with a side of couscous and a baby field greens salad provide a lovely dinner. Combine any leftover with red peppers, arugula and Parmesan for a hearty salad the following day. Preparation time is minimal with spectacular results.

For those of us who can never decide which pie we like best, this pie is the best of both worlds. With apple pie on the bottom and pumpkin pie on top, everyone wins! Serve with scoops of vanilla ice cream for an extra treat.

Inspired by the classic French stew, Cassoulet, we've created this shortcut version with a few substitutions, such as using canned beans instead of dried. Serve with a garlicky green salad to balance the rich flavors.

Thanks to the reader who sent in the recipe for this pasta dish full of bright and unexpected flavors. She says, "My kids and I can whip this up in ten minutes! They love to take it for lunch." Sounds like a great idea to us.

Ideal as side dish or brunch feature, these easy-to-prepare tomatoes can be served either warm or at room temperature.

Serve with a bowl of steamed edamame for a finger food that's nutritious and fun.

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