Chopped Winter Salad

Beautiful, sweet, orange butternut squash gets roasted with some slightly -- but appealingly -- bitter radicchio.

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Monster Vegetable Sub Sandwich

This sub came about because I had leftover mushrooms from this pork schnitzel, leftover peppers and onions from these steak fajitas, and leftover sautéed greens from this sub.  But it was so good that I had to put all of the components together into a recipe of its very own. If you are ever throwing a party and want to make something easy and filling and utensil free, you could do worse than to create an assortment of subs. Chicken Sausage and Sautéed Greens Sub, Sausage, Onions and Pepper Sub Sandwich, and these guys for the vegetarians.  It could also make …

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Spring Chicken and Vegetable Potpie Casserole

It’s always a little bit strange when people talk about food coming back into fashion, and I hadn’t realized that the dish was out of fashion at any point to begin with. Case in point: chicken potpie.  You hear words like “retro” and “nostalgia food” being used to describe it, but in many kitchens throughout the land, including mine, we never stopped making them. The thing that stands between me and pies much of the time is the crust.  I have made homemade crusts, but I’m not brilliant at them, and I’m usually in too much of a hurry to …

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