Bacon Tart

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Caramelized Onion and Bacon Tart
"Chances are you already have everything you need to make this caramelized onion tart in your pantry," says chef Susan Spungen.

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Vegetable Bisque

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Vegetable Bisque
"Just about any vegetable can be transformed into a smooth purèed soup," says Spungen. The wild mushroom bisque hits the spot during cold weather.

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Red, White, and Green Salad
From the butter lettuce to the vine tomatoes to the avocado, everything in this salad is fresh, fresh, fresh.

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Pork Tonnato

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Pork Tonnato
The sauce used for this pork tonnato doubles as a tangy dip for cruditè.

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Honey-Roasted Squash
"There's no peeling required with this dish," says Spungen. "And leftover squash makes a great addition to any impromptu salad."

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Lemon Curd Cheesecake
"Everyone loves this cake," says Spungen. "The combination of lemon curd and creamy filling creates a Creamsicle-like effect that delights both adults and children."

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Mix and Match: Versatile Combinations
A Perfect Buffet
Red, White, and Green Salad + Pork Tonnato + Caramelized Onion and Bacon Tart

A Holiday Lunch
Vegetable Bisque + Caramelized Onion and Bacon Tart + Red, White, and Green Salad

Festive Holiday Dinner
Pork Tonnato + Honey-Roasted Squash + Lemon Curd Cheesecake