A general idea for a delicious winter spread

Gladys Taber mentions that she and her family found it was easy to put together a satisfying spread like this when they were having people over in the winter -- this is my adaptation from her February chapter in her wonderful Stillmeadow Daybook:

a couple vegetable casseroles
a big easy salad
a cheese platter with lots of choices 

(if you're having omnivores/carnivores!) a large piece of meat/poultry/fish you can roast
 She is the authoress of some cookbooks I should check out, such as this one: