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  • 5 Ravioli Favorites

    Whether homemade or store-bought, ravioli is a satisfying choice for weeknight and weekend meals alike.

    Tabla Mediterranean Bistro Magical Egg Ravioli
    This dish comes from our friends at Tabla Mediterranean Bistro in Portland, Oregon. Fresh pasta dough wrapped around a creamy ricotta and chard filling would be tasty enough, but this recipe goes a step further by adding an egg yolk to the filling. It's elegant and satisfying all at the same time.

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    Related Link: 5 Pastas Around the World






    Tuscan Pasta With Tomato-Basil Cream
    This elegant pasta dinner will have your family thinking you slaved in the kitchen all day long! The secret, though, is refrigerated ravioli and jarred alfredo sauce that's heated with white wine, chopped fresh tomatoes, and fresh basil. Top with grated Parmesan cheese for a tasty finishing touch.

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    Related Link: 7 Ways with Fresh Basil






    Spinach Ravioli Lasagna
    This delicious lasagna features frozen cheese ravioli instead of the

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  • 6 Tips Inspired by Kate Middleton: How To Make Your Wedding Cake a Royal Affair

    Kate and William have plenty of help picking the confections for their big day. We'll share our secrets with you.

    Prince William and his blushing bride-to-be, Kate Middleton, have selected their cakes for their wedding day, but, unless you have your pick of primo bakers at the ready (and desire to serve your guests fruitcake!), you may need a little help when it comes to picking your day-of pastries. We talked with Pastry Chef Anita Adams of Jacksonville, Florida's Let Them Eat Cake to get the scoop behind the beaters. She told us what your baker wished you knew before you booked your wedding cake.

    1. Make It Your Own
    Kate & William kept with tradition, selecting a brandy-flavored fruit cake for their official wedding dessert. While Kate is letting the baker work her magic by creating themed tiers showcasing British ingredients, she's speaking up where it counts, requesting a traditional cake infused with modern style. It's been reported that Kate showed up with a "mood board," a

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  • 5-Star Spring Chicken

    Put a little spring in your step-and on your plate-with these top-rated chicken recipes.

    Chicken and Strawberry Salad
    Strawberries are at their peak, so now is the perfect time to toss them with chicken and fresh greens for a simple no-cook salad.

    Recipe: Chicken and Strawberry Salad










    Grilled Chicken Pita Salad
    Showcase springtime asparagus along with sliced chicken, kalamata olives, tomato and feta cheese in this hearty Mediterranean main dish salad.

    Recipe: Grilled Chicken Pita Salad

    Related: Main-Dish Chicken Salads








    Mediterranean Chicken
    Make a slit in the side of each chicken breast halves and fill the "pockets" with feta cheese and olive paste. With the wilted spinach on the side, it's a one-dish meal oozing with Mediterranean flavor. Reviwer DClady1980 says, "I make this recipe at least twice a month. It's very simple and tastes wonderful."

    Recipe: Mediterranean Chicken







    Chicken and Farfalle Salad with Walnut Pesto
    Making the pesto with walnuts instead of the more

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  • Cool and Creamy Desserts Under 300 Calories

    Experience the pleasure of rich desserts without the guilt.

    Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse

    Fluffy and rich, mousse is a classic make-ahead dessert. Serve this healthy version as a satisfying midday snack or an after-dinner indulgence.

    Recipe: Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse








    Key Lime Pie
    Just six ingredients needed for this refreshingly tangy homemade pie. Using a reduced-fat ready-made graham cracker crust cuts the prep time.

    Recipe: Key Lime Pie

    Related: Key Lime Pie Ice Cream






    Mango-Passion Fruit Gelato

    Mango adds a fun tropical punch to this cold treat, but feel free to substitute fresh or frozen peaches if you prefer.

    Recipe: Mango-Passion Fruit Gelato









    Chocolate Chip Cheesecake
    Traditionally, a slice of cheesecake averages about 50 grams of fat per serving, but this one has a fraction of that amount, weighing in at just 5.3 grams per serving.

    Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

    Related: Craving Cheesecake





    Brandied Berry Milk Shake
    Add brandy to this triple-berry milk shake that's

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  • Baja Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

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    Be sure to heat the oil to the proper temperature, and maintain the heat. Otherwise, the fish will absorb unnecessary fat and calories as it cooks. If you can't find fresh, never-frozen fish, substitute another firm white-fleshed fish, such as turbot or striped bass.

    Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 tacos)

    Ingredients

    1 cup diced peeled ripe mango
    1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
    1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
    1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
    1/8 teaspoon salt
    1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
    5 cups canola oil
    3.38 ounces all-purpose flour (about 3/4 cup)
    1 cup beer
    1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
    1 teaspoon salt
    1 teaspoon garlic powder
    1 1/2 pounds skinless halibut fillet, cut into 16 (3 x

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  • Easy Pizza, Pronto!

    Making pizza at home is easy. Try these recipes using pre-made crusts piled high with our favorite toppings.

    Tony's Hand-Tossed Pizza
    Bring the flavors of California into your kitchen with this pizza recipe from Chef Tony Germignani, two-time winner of the World Pizza Championship. Try this classic meaty pie, or one of his other favorites like Cholula Spicy Chicken, found on the recipe page. For a quick dinner, use a pre-made pizza crust or, if you have more time, try Tony's hand-tossed dough recipe.

    Recipe: Tony's Hand-Tossed Pizza





    Turkey Alfredo Pizza
    If you're in the mood for white pizza, try this inventive variation featuring collard greens and leftover turkey. Commercial Alfredo sauce and nutty fontina cheese result in an easy yet distinctive meal.

    Recipe: Turkey Alfredo Pizza

    Related: Shrimp Alfredo Pizza Recipe




    Insalata Pizzas
    Go green with a personal-sized pita pizza piled high with sweet onions, grape tomatoes, pitted olives, and salad greens. Serve with a cup of soup

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  • Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken Breasts

    This versatile dish is easy enough for a weeknight supper but elegant enough for company.

    Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 stuffed chicken breast half)

    Ingredients
    The 5 Ingredients
    1 large red bell pepper
    1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled feta cheese
    2 tablespoons finely chopped pitted kalamata olives
    1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
    8 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breasts

    Side Dishes:
    Sauteed Green Beans With Bacon
    Three Cheese Garlic Bread




    Preparation

    Directions:
    Preheat broiler. Cut bell pepper in half lengthwise; discard seeds and membranes. Place pepper halves, skin sides up, on a foil-lined baking sheet; flatten with hand. Broil 15 minutes or until blackened. Place in a zip-top plastic bag; seal. Let stand 15 minutes. Peel and finely chop. Prepare grill to medium-high heat. Combine bell pepper, cheese, olives, and basil. Cut a horizontal slit through thickest portion of each chicken breast half to form a pocket. Stuff 2 tablespoons bell pepper mixture into each

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  • Say 'I do' to these English dishes

    Properly celebrate the upcoming royal nuptials with quintessential English recipes, whether for brunch, lunch, or afternoon tea. Raised pinkie, optional

    Randy MayorRandy MayorClassic Scones
    Sweet and tender scones are a must for afternoon tea, along with clotted cream, marmalade, and biscuits, or, as we call them in the United States, cookies.

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    Related: Teatime Sandwiches










    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lydia DeGaris PursellPhoto: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lydia DeGaris PursellPimm's Cup
    This fruity cocktail is the drink of choice at polo matches and gets its name from Pimm's No. 1 Cup, a British liqueur based on gin.

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    Photo: Jonny Valiant; Styling: Pam MorrisPhoto: Jonny Valiant; Styling: Pam MorrisBeef and Guinness Stew
    Guinness is a popular Irish beer that is a descendant of a dark style of beer that originated in London in the early 18th century. The Guinness contributes to the rich flavor and heartiness of this chunky stew.

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    Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Dan BeckerPhoto: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Dan BeckerQueen's Puff
    With a nod to the English breakfast classics bangers and mash and toad-in-the-hole, we've used leftover mashed potatoes

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  • Eating green—would you, could you...?

    These naturally green dishes-from green eggs to green ice cream cupcakes-are perfect picks for a St. Patrick's Day celebration.Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan GautroPhoto: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro

    BREAKFAST: Green Eggs and Ham
    No food coloring required! Fresh basil gives the eggs a fun green hue while adding a hefty dose of flavor to this open-faced breakfast sandwich.

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    APPETIZER: Grape Leaves Stuffed with Rice, Currants, and Herbs
    This Turkish dish may not hail from Ireland, but the festive green grape leaf wrap is an eye-catching start to any St. Patrick's Day meal. Because you make it the night before and serve at room temperature, it will save you time and oven space during your gathering.

    See Recipe: Grape Leaves Stuffed with Rice, Currants, and Herbs

    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy BarrPhoto: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

    BEVERAGE: Iced Mint Tea
    Pack a double-dose of the green hue into a refreshing glass of ice tea-this recipe calls for green tea and fresh mint sprigs.

    See Recipe: Iced Mint Tea

    Related: 7 Ways With Whiskey






    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Melanie J. ClarkePhoto: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Melanie J. ClarkeDIP: Tomatillo Salsa
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  • Meatless meals in minutes

    These vegetarian entrées are perfect for busy weeknights. Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. ClarkePhotography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

    Black Bean Burrito Bake
    Try this vegetarian version of a favorite Mexican dish. Chopped chipotle chiles add smoky heat to the filling, made from black beans, corn, and sour cream.

    Ingredients
    • 1 (7-ounce) can chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
    • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
    • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed, drained, and divided
    • 1 cup frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed
    • 4 (8-inch) flour tortillas
    • Cooking spray
    • 1 cup bottled salsa
    • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
    Preparation

    Preheat oven to 350°.

    Remove one chile from can. Chop chile. Reserve remaining adobo sauce and chiles for another use. Combine sour cream and chile in a medium bowl; let stand 10 minutes.

    Place half of beans in a food processor; process until finely chopped. Add chopped beans, remaining beans, and corn to sour cream mixture.

    Spoon 1/2 cup bean mixture down the center of each tortilla.

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