A hearty, hearty salad filled with veggies, lots of fresh herbs – basil, mint, and parsley – and a sprinkling of Parmesan and lots of crumbled feta. The pasta is cheese tortellini. Makes eight servings.

A hearty, hearty salad filled with veggies, lots of fresh herbs – basil, mint, and parsley – and a sprinkling of Parmesan and lots of crumbled feta. The pasta is cheese tortellini. Makes eight servings.

A hearty, hearty salad filled with veggies, lots of fresh herbs – basil, mint, and parsley – and a sprinkling of Parmesan and lots of crumbled feta. The pasta is cheese tortellini. Makes eight servings.

A smooth drink that is a meal in itself. Banana, milk and a nice raw egg – all topped off with a pinch of cinnamon. This recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly and the infirm do not consume raw eggs.

A smooth drink that is a meal in itself. Banana, milk and a nice raw egg – all topped off with a pinch of cinnamon. This recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly and the infirm do not consume raw eggs.

A smooth drink that is a meal in itself. Banana, milk and a nice raw egg – all topped off with a pinch of cinnamon. This recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly and the infirm do not consume raw eggs.

A fruit plate often sits unnoticed at cocktail parties. Serve it with this sweet, marshmallow/cream-cheese mixture and watch as guests go at it with gusto.

A fruit plate often sits unnoticed at cocktail parties. Serve it with this sweet, marshmallow/cream-cheese mixture and watch as guests go at it with gusto.

A fruit plate often sits unnoticed at cocktail parties. Serve it with this sweet, marshmallow/cream-cheese mixture and watch as guests go at it with gusto.

The filling is light and fluffy, made with beaten cream cheese, peanut butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla and lots of whipped cream. This luscious peanut butter filling is piled in a chocolate cookie crust and chilled until ready to serve.

The filling is light and fluffy, made with beaten cream cheese, peanut butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla and lots of whipped cream. This luscious peanut butter filling is piled in a chocolate cookie crust and chilled until ready to serve.

The filling is light and fluffy, made with beaten cream cheese, peanut butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla and lots of whipped cream. This luscious peanut butter filling is piled in a chocolate cookie crust and chilled until ready to serve.

This recipe combines chicken breast, curry powder, rice, chopped apple, and cream for lovely, Indian-inspired soup. You will need about an hour to prepare this soup.

This recipe combines chicken breast, curry powder, rice, chopped apple, and cream for lovely, Indian-inspired soup. You will need about an hour to prepare this soup.

This recipe combines chicken breast, curry powder, rice, chopped apple, and cream for lovely, Indian-inspired soup. You will need about an hour to prepare this soup.

Comfort your tummy with this dreamy bake of chicken, cream of mushroom soup, cream of chicken soup, sour cream and tender egg noodles. Cracker crumbs sauteed in butter makes a deliciously crunchy topping.

Comfort your tummy with this dreamy bake of chicken, cream of mushroom soup, cream of chicken soup, sour cream and tender egg noodles. Cracker crumbs sauteed in butter makes a deliciously crunchy topping.

Comfort your tummy with this dreamy bake of chicken, cream of mushroom soup, cream of chicken soup, sour cream and tender egg noodles. Cracker crumbs sauteed in butter makes a deliciously crunchy topping.

This is a pureed soup with onions, potatoes and zucchini cooked in chicken broth, seasoned with thyme, rosemary and basil. Thicken with potato flakes and served garnished with fresh dill weed.

This is a pureed soup with onions, potatoes and zucchini cooked in chicken broth, seasoned with thyme, rosemary and basil. Thicken with potato flakes and served garnished with fresh dill weed.

This is a pureed soup with onions, potatoes and zucchini cooked in chicken broth, seasoned with thyme, rosemary and basil. Thicken with potato flakes and served garnished with fresh dill weed.

This traditional pasta and white bean soup deserves the best Parmesan cheese you can afford. Use the rind to flavor the cooking liquid, along with onion, celery, carrot, ham, garlic, tomatoes, beef stock, thyme, bay leaf and pepper.

This traditional pasta and white bean soup deserves the best Parmesan cheese you can afford. Use the rind to flavor the cooking liquid, along with onion, celery, carrot, ham, garlic, tomatoes, beef stock, thyme, bay leaf and pepper.

This traditional pasta and white bean soup deserves the best Parmesan cheese you can afford. Use the rind to flavor the cooking liquid, along with onion, celery, carrot, ham, garlic, tomatoes, beef stock, thyme, bay leaf and pepper.