SEASONAL CELEBRATIONS

 APPLE-STUFFED PORK CHOPS with CIDER SAUCE

APPLE-STUFFED PORK CHOPS with CIDER SAUCE

Pork never had it so good as in this dish filled with fall flavors!
 BOUILLABAISSE MADE SIMPLE

BOUILLABAISSE MADE SIMPLE

You don't need to get fancy with bouillabaisse. This version of the French fisherman's stew liberates you from having to buy up the entire fish counter—just choose any two or three of the fish and shellfish options listed below.
 CHICKEN, BEEF or PORK SATAY with PEANUT SAUCE

CHICKEN, BEEF or PORK SATAY with PEANUT SAUCE

This delicious combination of spices in the marinade and the smoke form the grill makes for delicious, tender, flavorful meat. If you have coriander or cumin seeds, toast them in a small dry skillet until fragrant and then grind in a coffee grinder used for spices only.
 CHILLED CUCUMBER SOUP

CHILLED CUCUMBER SOUP

This soup is so simple to prepare and immensely refreshing!
 FENNEL, APPLE & BLUE CHEESE SALAD
  • Time: 10 minutes
  • Complexity: medium
  • Origin: Salads

FENNEL, APPLE & BLUE CHEESE SALAD

 ITALIAN SAUSAGE CHOWDER

ITALIAN SAUSAGE CHOWDER

So you bought the family-size package of Italian Sausages....Now what do you do with the leftovers?! Make this creamy, rich and hearty soup and serve it with garlic bread, for dipping.
 PINEAPPLE PORK CHILI

PINEAPPLE PORK CHILI

With just a few store-bought ingredients and 20 minutes you can have a sweet and spicy pot of chili simmering away on the stove, perfect for Football parties or cool winter nights. Top big bowls of chili with sour cream and chopped green onions and an extra shot of hot sauce, for some real fire!
 SHRIMP, FETA & WATERMELON SALAD

SHRIMP, FETA & WATERMELON SALAD

Over the past few weeks, as the individual Melissa's Watermelons have grown sweeter and sweeter, I keep finding innovative ways to serve summertime's favorite fruit (aside from gnawing on a wedge!). This ultimate Summer Salad is a quick mix of refreshing ingredients with an intriguing contrast of textures and flavors. Serve the salad with thick slices of country bread, brushed with garlic oil and grilled, for the perfect weeknight meal or a great addition to any barbecue menu.
 SUMMER TOMATO FENNEL SOUP

SUMMER TOMATO FENNEL SOUP

 WINTER SOUP
  • Time: 50 minutes
  • Complexity: medium
  • Origin: Soups

WINTER SOUP

There's something very reassuring about a mellow soup of winter vegetables when it's cold outside. This soup is easy to prepare ahead of time and elegant enough for holiday entertaining.
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