Ultimate Holiday Cookbook

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Holiday Soups and Salads

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Roasted Beet, Avocado, and Watercress Salad
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Roasted Beet, Avocado, and Watercress Salad

With red beets and onions and green avocado slices and watercress, this is a festive salad to begin with. Add in sweet oranges, crunchy pecans, and a tangy sherry-orange vinaigrette, and you've got a great holiday meal opener. This recipe serves 12, so it's great for large gatherings.

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Cooking with Quinoa: 25 Recipes

High in protein and fiber, quinoa [KEEN-wah] is not only versatile, it also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. Find 24 delicious recipes for cooking with this ancient whole grain.

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