Make it a meatless holiday with these satisfying dishes.

Veggie Casserole

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Bread topped with nut spread

2 limes
 1 orange
 2 ears of corn
 1 poblano pepper
 Three 6-ounce packages portobello mushroom slices (or 2 pounds whole, stemmed and sliced)
 3 pounds ripe plum tomatoes (about 15)
 3 onions
 9 cloves garlic
 1/4 cup tightly packed cilantro
 1 bunch basil
 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme


Crackers with spread and veggies on top

3 plus 3/4 cups milk
 4 cups heavy cream
 3 1/2 sticks butter
 1/2 pound spreadable goat cheese
 1 1/4 cups grated parmesan cheese
 4 large eggs

Meat and Poultry

Oven Roasted Tomatoes

6 to 8 strips thick-cut bacon
 2 thick slices panettone
 1 pound bulk sausage


Cream Layered Cake

16 mini pita pockets, about 2 1/2 inches in diameter


1/2 pound lasagna noodles
 Olives, for garnish
 1/2 pound tapenade
 1/2 pound pesto
 1/2 pound sun-dried tomato spread
 1/2 pound black bean dip
 Two 15.5-ounce cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
 One 15-ounce can pure pumpkin puree
 2 cups pecans (about 8 ounces)
 1 cup shelled pistachios (optional)
 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
 Salt and pepper
 2 teaspoons dried thyme
 1 teaspoon ground cumin
 Paprika (optional)
 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
 2 3/4 cups flour
 1 teaspoon baking powder
 1 teaspoon baking soda
 2 cups packed brown sugar
 3 cups granulated sugar
 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract