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Warm Pear & Spinach Salad with Maple-Bacon Vinaigrette

Warm Pear & Spinach Salad with Maple-Bacon Vinaigrette Recipe
Mature, larger-leaved spinach holds up better to the warm bacon vinaigrette than baby spinach in this healthy spinach salad recipe. If you don’t want the spinach to wilt, let the dressing cool before tossing it with the salad.

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Herb-Roasted Turkey with Calvados Gravy

Herb-Roasted Turkey with Calvados Gravy Recipe
Bay leaves in the dry rub and fresh sage guarantee that this easy turkey recipe has tons of flavor. Leaving the turkey uncovered in the fridge creates the crispiest skin. Look for a heritage, organic or natural turkey, which won’t contain the sodium solution that’s pumped into most conventional turkeys.

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Mixed Green Salad with Pomegranate, Dates & Bacon

Mixed Green Salad with Pomegranate, Dates & Bacon Recipe
Jewel-like pomegranate seeds star along with bacon, tangy clementines and sweet dates in this mixed green salad recipe. To make it a dinner salad, top with chicken, shrimp or pan-seared salmon.

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Coffee-Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Ancho Chile Sauce

Coffee-Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Ancho Chile Sauce Recipe
This roasted beef tenderloin recipe has the deep, delicious flavor of coffee and the light heat of chiles, making this an impressive main dish for your next special occasion. While the beef roasts, make the easy bittersweet ancho chile sauce. Serve with roasted potatoes or buttered noodles to soak up the extra sauce.

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Wild Rice Pilaf with Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts

Wild Rice Pilaf with Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts Recipe
Wild rice is intensely aromatic so it’s a great match for the bold flavors of saffron and Madeira in this wild rice pilaf recipe. Roasted sweet potatoes and Brussels sprouts studded on top give it a festive look and help make it filling enough for a vegetarian main dish.

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp with Arugula Salad

Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp with Arugula Salad Recipe
This recipe for jumbo shrimp wrapped in thin strips of prosciutto and served on a lemony bed of arugula is a practically effortless dish that’s sure to impress your guests. Wrap your shrimp and make the dressing ahead of time, and you’ll have dinner on the table even faster. Serve with toasted whole-wheat baguette sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.

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Seared Steak with Pan-Roasted Grape & Port Sauce

Seared Steak with Pan-Roasted Grape & Port Sauce Recipe
This recipe for quick pan-seared steak with a savory-sweet port wine and grape sauce makes a delicious weeknight dinner.

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Apple & Fennel Salad with Blue Cheese

Apple & Fennel Salad with Blue Cheese Recipe
Apples and blue cheese are a heavenly match in this fennel and apple salad recipe dressed with a tangy cider-vinegar dressing.

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Pancetta & Greens Frittata

Pancetta & Greens Frittata Recipe
This frittata is packed with hearty greens and leeks with a touch of salty bacon or pancetta and Asiago cheese for flavoring. We tested the recipe both with egg substitute and whole eggs. It works great either way, but has fewer calories and less saturated fat when you use egg substitute.