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Jamy’s Layered Goat Cheese Dip

Jamy shared this recipe with me in 2006 and again in 2014, so it must be a keeper, especially for someone who enjoys entertaining as much as she does. Layers of goat cheese and cream cheese alternate with pesto and sun-dried tomatoes for an impressive party dish.

Yield: 20 servings Total time: 24 hours

Pendley Pasta

This tomato-based pasta salad has been a favorite in our group of friends for years. It’s a vegan dish that travels well to pot lucks and can also serve as a main dish, especially topped with chunks of warm salmon.

Yield: 10 side-dish servings Total time: 30 minutes

Stuffed Poblanos

Stuff these poblano peppers with quinoa pilaf, cover them with homemade ranchero sauce, and bake until warm and delicious. They make a hearty, delicious, vegan main dish.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings Total time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Cranberry-Spinach Salad

An easy salad of spinach, dried cranberries, and mandarine oranges.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings Total time: 15 minutes

Quinoa Pilaf

This dish of quinoa, minced onion, bell pepper, and pine nuts is wonderful when you’re tired of having rice. Quinoa is an excellent source of protein and iron.

Yield: 6 servings Total time: 30 minutes