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Q: Because of the Jewish rules around the Sabbath, I often end up in a situation where I have guests for lunch on Saturday, but all of the prep and cooking needs to be done by Friday afternoon. And given all of the rules, it's so much easier not to worry about heating things up. 

There are great lists of recipes for cold summer dishes, but what are some nice vegetarian dishes that can be prepped ahead and served cold that are better in other seasons?

Sent by Michelle

Editor: Michelle, here are some ideas for hearty winter salads that can be served cold:

Readers, do you have any ideas or recipes for winter-friendly dishes that can be served cold?

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Related: 5 Ways to Break Out of Your Winter Salad Rut

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