Eggplant and Ricotta Croquettes
Stuffed with eggplant, ricotta, and lots of herbs, croquettes hit the deep-fried spot. Blitz stale bread in the food processor to make your own breadcrumbs. Recipe courtesy of Chef Alessandro Gargani.
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Almond-Crusted Halibut
Cooking fish at home can be a welcome alternative for those who are stuck in a chicken and pasta rut (ahem, me, ahem...), and it's not as scary as it seems. This recipe is inspired by a delicious dish my dad makes back home in California. The almonds add a crunchy, nutty flavor to the flaky halibut and the addition of a little honey mustard gives an unexpected hint of sweetness. I served it alongside simply grilled asparagus and wild rice, but feel free to pair it with whatever you're craving that day.  Check out more Healthy and Hearty Halibut Recipes.
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Spicy Crab Salad Sliders
This is the perfect summer dish for seafood lovers (like me) who also enjoy that extra kick of spice. It's also quite versatile — suitable for a large backyard barbecue, a simple dinner for two, or even a snack on the beach. Sliders have already established themsevles as the ultimate "mini" treat, and this interpretation keeps things fresh and flavorsome.
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Panko-Crusted Pork Schnitzel
This tasty version of pork schnitzel is a great weeknight main course — fast, easy, and fun to make after one of those long days at the office when you need to let out a little aggression. Click here to see Cozy Winter Meals. 
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Like the brocoli à la polonaise, this could well be a first course or served in place of the salad, or it could accompany poached or scrambled eggs, plain broiled chicken or fish, or pork or veal chops. In this recipe you may blanch the broccoli in advance, and sauté it just before serving. 
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Barbecued Boneless Wings
Boneless wings often get a pretty bad rap from traditionalists who believe that wings "on-the-bone" are the only way to go. While its true that boneless wings are in fact dressed-up chicken tenders, when made well they can be just as juicy and succulent as their classic siblings.  Click here to see 7 Creative Ways to Make Wings.
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Crunchy Garlic Chicken Breasts
This is a simple dish that can be thrown together quickly, and I like to serve it atop dressed greens like chicken paillard. You can use pre-made breadcrumbs, but it's even better if you have a stale baguette that you can slice up and toss in a food processor. Click here to see 101 Ways to Cook Chicken
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Chicken Cordon Bleu
Chicken cordon bleu has gotten a reputation over the years as a recipe that's not exactly easy to prepare. It's a traditional roulade, which takes some skill and a deft hand for balance, and the fact that it's breaded and fried is never a great inspiration. This preparation, however, uses only a few ingredients and gives you all the luxuriousness of a traditional chicken cordon bleu without the mess and fuss. It's quick and easy, and a great way to impress your guests (and family).
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Buffalo Mac n Cheese
Three cheeses and a kick of spice makes this comfort favorite a whole new story. For the ultimate trio, combine any two sharp cheeses, in this instance, two bold Irish Cheddars, with a smoother Gouda. When blended together, they make for a creamy, cheesy, spicy dream — one spoonful will just not do the trick. 
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Lemon-Crusted Chicken Breast
This easy and delicious baked chicken breast is perfect for topping a light and healthy salad; it has lots of lemon flavor and an irresistible crunch.
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Fish
Want crunch without frying? The Daily Meal has a way for you to achieve crispy skin. When you’re baking your fish in the oven, coat it with panko breadcrumbs — it will be as crispy as any piece of fried fish. 
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