The holiday season is quickly approaching, and we all know what that means: holiday dinners with friends and family. Whether it’s your turn to host the dinner and you need to prepare the main course or you are a guest looking to bring a side dish or dessert, we have you covered! Take a look at a few of our favorite fresh fall recipes and seasonal favorites. Not only are these home-cooked meals delicious, but they are also quick and easy, too! From an experienced chef to the unseasoned cook, anyone can tackle these simple recipes that friends and families will go crazy for.
This is the perfect recipe for anyone who doesn’t want to tackle an entire turkey and it can be made in a fraction of the time. With savory herbs and spices like sage, thyme, parsley and garlic, this main dish will fill your entire home with mouth-watering scents. We suggest pairing the finished product with creamy mashed potatoes, tart cranberry sauce and a side of fresh-cut green beans! Check out the full recipe here.
Is it really fall if you don’t cook with beautiful yellow gourds? We don’t think so! That’s why we recommend cooking up a delicious acorn squash this fall season. Perfect for picky eaters or kids, acorn squash can be completely customized per person. Whether you want something savory filled with salt, pepper, garlic and cayenne pepper for a kick or something a little sweeter topped with cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar, this recipe has you covered! This simple recipe only takes five minutes to prepare and an hour in the oven. Don’t spend hours prepping a complicated meal when this delectable acorn squash is an option! Find the full recipe here.
We know you’ve heard of ravioli – meat and cheese stuffed shells fried to perfection – but have you heard of pumpkin ravioli? This quick and easy side dish or appetizer is a great way to creatively incorporate fall into a home-cooked meal! The pumpkin ravioli only takes 35 minutes to prep, meaning you will have plenty of time to get ready for that fall function. Arrive in style with a delicious fall-themed recipe everyone will love! Get the full recipe here.
Apple cider pancakes…can you say YUM? Nothing beats waking up on a cool fall morning to the smell of apples and cinnamon wafting from the kitchen. Impress your guests and family members with this simple four-step apple cider pancake recipe. The sweet pancakes topped with a sticky cinnamon apple compote will make anyone’s mouth water. Check out the full recipe here.
Don’t put away the apple cider just yet, because we have another mouth-watering recipe for you to try out. This quick and easy recipe takes just over 30 minutes to prepare and is full of some of the best fresh fall ingredients, including sweet potatoes, apples, rosemary and honey. To add in a little more fall festivity, we recommend combining the original recipe with a few other seasonal favorites like butternut squash or carrots! Starting cooking this recipe, found here.
No home is complete without sweet and savory smells wafting from the kitchen. To put that gourmet kitchen to use, try out a few of our favorite fall recipes and let us know what you think!
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