After enjoying traditional tastes from holiday fare, turn to world cuisines for a welcome change of pace. Global flavors from Asia and the Mediterranean permeate this meal. (Serves 4)

Sweet and Spicy Chicken and White Bean Stew

Pineapple-mango salad*

Indian beer (such as Kingfisher)
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* Combine 1 1/2 cups cubed ripe peeled mango, 1 1/2 cups cubed fresh pineapple, 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion, and 1/2 teaspoon sambal oelek; toss well to combine.