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The Dinner That Reminds You of Home
Whether or not you grew up eating pot pie, it's hard to dismiss the dish's reputation for instilling feelings of nostalgia. If that leads to a conversation about your most treasured memories, or any of the other personal topics on this list, great...but even if it doesn't, it's hard to argue with the deliciousness of this wonderful meal, which is doable even for pot-pie newbies. The from-scratch crust comes together with just four ingredients (one of which is ice water). And the filling gets mega-flavor from sausage, which is already seasoned. Thinly sliced fennel and grated apple also pull their weight, adding a subtly sweet note.

Get the recipe: Pork Sausage and Apple Pie