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Asian Slaw

This healthy Asian slaw recipe features flavors of soy, sesame and ginger and serves as an ideal side dish for a variety of Far East fare, especially Korean or Japanese cuisine.

Roasted Salmon With Lemon Dill Sauce

This recipe, which pairs roasted salmon with lemon dill sauce, makes for an elegant and classic dish that's surprisingly quick and easy to prepare.

Savta's Jewish Apple Cake

This Jewish apple cake is moist, dense, and made with cinnamon- and sugar-coated apples. This recipe should result in a cake perfectly suited for a holiday dinner.

Penne "Alfredo" With Basil Sauce

This healthy recipe for Penne "Alfredo" With Basil Sauce comes from Barilla chef Lorenzo Boni, and was served at Oldways' 15th Anniversary Conference on the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid. A low-fat cauliflower sauce replaces the usual heavy Alfredo sauce, and a basil-Parmesan pesto adds color and lots of fresh herb flavor. Chef Boni uses Barilla PLUS™ pasta, but you could substitute another pasta if desired.

Moroccan Spiced Cod With Orange & Black Olives

This flavorful fish dish is quick and easy enough for a busy weeknight, and elegant enough to serve to guests. Make your own Ras El Hanout spice blend, or use a ready made version. And feel free to substitute another firm, white fish, such as halibut or sea bass.

Curry Roasted Cauliflower

Roasting is an easy way to bring out the sweet, nutty notes in cauliflower, while curry powder adds another dimension of flavor to a simple preparation that will have everyone clamoring for more. Serve this Curry Roasted Cauliflower alongside grilled meats or fish, or as a great complement to Indian menus.

Fennel & Carrot Salad With Coriander-Lemon Vinaigrette

Recipe for Fennel & Carrot Salad With Coriander-Lemon Vinaigrette. With its fresh, herbaceaous aroma and subtle anise notes, ground coriander seed beautifully complements this light fennel and carrot salad. The coriander and lemon flavors in the vinaigrette make this salad a natural to pair with Middle Eastern or Indian menus.

Almost Obama's Chili - Spicy Chili With Beans Based On Barack Obama's Recipe

Barack Obama's chili recipe is circulating all over the Web -- sort of. We don't know all of the ingredients or proportions (would you share all the secret details of your famous potluck go-to?)I call this version "Almost Obama's Chili" because it includes all of the known ingredients in his recipe, but with overhauled instructions for clarity and suggestions for success.

Topolobampo Sopa Azteca (Tortilla Soup) With Pasilla Chile

This recipe for Sopa Azteca Tortilla Soup With Pasilla Chile comes from Rick Bayless' Topolobampo restaurant in Chicago. Both the restaurant and this pasilla chile-accented tortilla soup are favorites of the Obamas. Enjoy it as-is, or serve it as they do at Topolobampo, by adding some roasted chicken and garnishing it with Mexican crema (you could also use creme fraiche or sour cream).

Avocado and Pomegranate Salad With Cumin-Lime Vinaigrette

Avocado and Pomegranate Salad With Cumin-Lime Vinaigrette

Cumin-Lime Vinaigrette

Cumin's warm herbal notes blend beautifully with the tang of fresh limes. Salads or simply-prepared vegetables dressed in this cumin-lime vinaigrette would be a great complement to Mexican, South American, Caribbean or Indian menus. Or, try it as a marinade for meat, poultry or fish.

Potato Latkes With Ras El Hanout

Traditional European potato latkes (pancakes) get a bit of Sephardic flair from the Moroccan spice blend ras el hanout and a bright hint of lemon zest.

Ras El Hanout Moroccan Spice Blend

Recipe for Ras El Hanout Moroccan Spice Blend

Very Vanilla Sugar

This vanilla bean-flecked sugar uses the entire vanilla pod for an intense flavor. Blending the sugar and vanilla bean in the food processor yields a superfine texture that's great for stirring into tea or coffee.

White Chocolate Sugar and Spice Frosting

I developed this Sugar and Spice Frosting in honor of the birth of my sweet little girl, who is definitely made of all things nice. Rich with white chocolate, this frosting is subtly flavored with vanilla bean, cinnamon, and crystallized ginger. White Chocolate Sugar and Spice Frosting would be great for frosting baby shower cake or cupcakes, but the flavor is also sophisticated and versatile enough for all sorts cakes and entertaining scenarios.

Winter Spice Sugar Plum Bonbons

These beautiful little Winter Spice Sugar Plum Bonbons are naturally sweet, and feature a winning combination of plump prunes and spiced almond paste, topped with crunchy almonds. They keep well, so they make great gifts. Plus, since there's no cooking or cutting involved, this is a great recipe for kids -- it'll keep them occupied, and they'll love getting permission to play with food!

Spicy Carrot Soup

This easy Spicy Carrot Soup gets its beautiful reddish-orange hue from the addition of a red bell pepper. Made from pantry and refrigerator staples, this simple carrot soup is a great choice when you don't have much in the kitchen, but want to eat something homemade.

Morton's Cajun Seasoning

Fans of the famous steakhouse will love a homemade jar of Morton's Cajun Seasoning. This recipe is reprinted with permission from Morton's Steak Bible: Recipes & Lore from the Legendary Steakhouse, by Klaus Fritsch with Mary Goodbody.

Maple Spice Cider Sorbet

This maple syrup sweetened cider sorbet captures the essence of crisp fall apples touched with warming spices.

Cranberry-Blueberry Sauce With Crystallized Ginger - Cran-blueberry Sauce Recipe

Tart cranberries and sweet dried blueberries -- both native North American fruits -- get a dose of sweet heat from crystallized ginger in this festive cranberry sauce. A natural accompaniment to Thanksgiving turkey, it's also great spooned over baked brie.

Indian Pudding (Egg-Free)

Colonial Americans referred to corn as "Indian," which is likely how this humble molasses-sweetened pudding got its name. Spiced with ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg, this eggless version of Indian Pudding makes a great addition to the Thanksgiving table.

Caribbean Spiced Sweet Potatoes

Recipe for Oven Roasted Caribbean Spiced Sweet Potatoes

Lavender, Vanilla & Honey Face Scrub

Calming lavender and vanilla combine with hydrating honey in this gentle sugar-based facial scrub.

Mocha Spice Sugar Scrub

Luxuriously moisturizing, this mocha spice sugar scrub smells good enough to eat. The coffee grounds and sugar gently exfoliate, and the cocoa and spices leave a subtle scent on the skin.

Butternut and Roasted Corn Chowder With Garam Masala

Roasted corn and butternut squash add textural interest to this velvety, garam masala-scented soup. Easy and relatively quick to prepare, this filling chowder would be perfect with crusty bread and salad on a cold winter night.

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