Brisket with Root VegetablesIt's a toss-up which part of this dish is best: the tender meat with rich tomato flavor, or the luscious root vegetables that sit beneath it during braising, soaking up juices from the brisket and wine.Kale Salad with PinenutsKey Lime CheesecakeReminiscent of Sara Lee's 1950s-era graham-cracker and sour-cream cheesecake, this version features a thick layer of delicious sour cream atop the creamy filling and tart Key lime custard.Tropical Carrot Cake with Coconut Cream Cheese FrostingThis cake can be prepared one day ahead. Sweetened cream of coconut is available in the liquor section of most supermarkets.Simple Roast ChickenIt's an essential, delicious chicken recipe any home cook can master and enjoy.Chicken MarsalaMy dad loved mushrooms, and he always ordered veal Marsala when we went out to restaurants. My mom didn't buy veal very often, so she adapted this recipe for chicken and made it on special occasions. He was also very fond of white Burgundy wine, which makes a wonderful accompaniment to this dish.Red Flannel HashGrilled Turkey Burgers with Cheddar & Smoky AioliA simple Moroccan-spiced aioli is mixed in with the ground turkey to keep the burgers moist and give them tons of flavor. Smoked paprika is available in the spice aisle of most supermarkets.Andouille & Beef Burgers with Spicy Mayo & Caramelized OnionsThis is one kick-booty burger, full of flavor and delicious. From Bon Appétit Magazine, July 2006. Enjoy.Southern Strawberry SaladStrawberry salad is a classic Southern side that works for any occasion.