Rather than the customary sautéeing, this scampi is actually roasted in butter spiked with lemon and herbs as well as garlic, then served piping hot with crusty bread.
Get the recipe: Sizzling Shrimp Scampi
This Chinese take-out staple gets an update by substituting pleasantly chewy whole-wheat spaghetti for the usual egg noodles and adding a spicy kick of red curry paste to the peanut sauce.
Try Betty Crocker's recipe for Macaroni and Cheese.
The classic mix of fresh crab, avocado, and tomatoes receives a spicy update with a jalapeno-spiced dressing.
Recipe for Cold Peanut Noodles, as seen in the November 2008 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine.