fall foods

4 Delicious Ways to Make the Most of Those Thanksgiving Leftovers

pea and bacon risotto
Put those precious Thanksgiving leftovers to good use with one of these four creative recipes -- from a sausage-filled breakfast casserole to one creamy comfort food: Pea and Bacon Risotto Toss those leftover peas into this savory, bacon-topped comfort food courtesy of food blogger, Stephanie Le. GET THE RECIPE... read more

Give Thanks with These Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

Still stumped on what to bring to your in-laws for turkey day? Look no further. Make the most of this in-season veggie by taste-testing one of these healthy squash recipes at your Thanksgiving table: Butternut Squash Chipotle Chili with Avocado The perfect super-savory fall soup (with a kick!). <a... read more

Cookbook Crave: Sweet Apple Recipes You Haven’t Tried Yet

apple recipes
As much as we love a classic apple pie, it's a good idea to have a few backup desserts on hand in case you get, well...bored. From crispy, apple-topped potato pancakes to a flaky almond tart, you'll crave these sweet apple treats: Potato Pancakes with Applesauce Fried to a perfect golden brown, these... read more

Creamy, Homemade Pumpkin Fettuccine You'll Crave

pumpkin fettuccine alfredoPhoto: Cookie + Kate / The Nest Fall '13 Magazine
We'll admit it -- homemade Fettuccine Alfredo sounds great in theory, but it's not exactly what comes to mind when you're trying to pull together a quick weeknight dinner. Luckily, this pumpkin fettuccine recipe courtesy of Cookie + Kate is the definition of easy (and delicious). Tossed with an alfredo-like pumpkin sauce and... read more

3 Super-Savory Comfort Food Classics

baked mac and cheese recipe
In search of some much-needed dinner inspiration? Take a cue from Stephanie Le's new cookbook, Easy Gourmet, and taste test one of these three super-indulgent comfort foods tonight: Pea and Bacon Risotto Creamy and comforting, this indulgent risotto is best enjoyed during cozy nights in (watching Scandal, obviously). <a... read more

Thanksgiving Treat: Healthy Stuffed Acorn Squash

stuffed acorn squashPhoto: A Couple Cooks
Between the gravy, stuffing and never-ending supply of pie served at most Thanksgiving get-togethers, it's almost impossible to find a turkey day recipe that doesn't immediately send you into a food coma. Enter this acorn squash recipe courtesy of A Couple Cooks. Stuffed with healthy quinoa and... read more

Cookbook Crave: 2 Savory Tacos You Need to Try

butternut squash taco recipe
Sure, tacos seem like the ultimate warm-weather food -- but these two savory recipes from Tacolicious prove that your favorite summer snack tastes just as good well into the fall. From healthy butternut squash tacos to a classic carnitas version, you'll have a hard time choosing just one: Butternut Squash, Kale... read more

A Classic Soup Recipe (With a Kick!)

spicy tomato soup recipePhoto: Teri Lyn Fisher
Looking to kick up a classic soup recipe? This spicy comfort food from Chloe's Vegan Italian Kitchen is far from that canned Campbell's classic you ate as a kid. (Think coconut milk, a ton of Italian spices and over-sized rustic croutons.) Make it tonight for a cozy comfort food you won't... read more

How to Carve That Thanksgiving Turkey Like a Pro

roasted Thanksgiving turkey recipe
We showed you how to pull off the perfect roast turkey; but just because the oven's off doesn't mean you get to leave your hungry Thanksgiving guests hanging. Carve that turkey like a pro with this easy step-by-step guide: What You'll Need: Your finished masterpiece (the turkey, obviously) Carving fork and... read more

Instant Expert: Pick the Perfect Produce

in season winter vegetablesPhoto: Anita Calero
Think all the produce at your market is in its prime? You shouldn't! Follow these handy shortcuts and you'll be chowing down on the best cold-weather fruits and veggies in no time. Leek Take it: Grab one with straight, dark-green leaves and a firm, light-green stalk. Leave it: Watch out for discoloration, wilting,... read more
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