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Cool, fresh salsa provides an ideal contrast to this warm, hearty stew. Winter greens would also make a lovely addition here; simply toss a few handfuls in when the squash is almost tender, and stir until greens begin to wilt.
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Hoppin' John is a Southern dish of peas and rice that is said to bring good luck all year when eaten on New Year's Day. Serve this Asian-flavored spinoff straight from the stove, and let guests garnish their own bowls.