fall foods

Healthy Chicken Dinners That Actually Aren't Boring

Meals Made Simple gluten-free recipes
What's healthy, uncomplicated and definitely not boring? Well, practically any of self-trained chef Danielle Walker's recipes in her newest cookbook, Meals Made Simple. In fact, all of the Against All Grain blogger's meals are gluten and dairy-free -- meaning you can finally enjoy dinner without feeling too bad about going for that second... read more

Fall Eats: Super-Simple Stuffing You Can’t Mess Up

homemade stuffing recipe
Since everyone always tries to start Christmas in November, we like to think it's acceptable to get a head start on Thanksgiving this year. After all, daydreaming about carbs and obnoxious amounts of pie is never a bad thing. Get a heads up on the holiday season by mastering this no-fail stuffing recipe: Serves:... read more

Cookbook Crave: Savory Eats from America Farm to Table

America Farm to Table Mario Batali recipe
If there's one thing chef Mario Batali knows, it's food. That's why we couldn't wait to get our hands on his latest (and ninth!) cookbook, America Farm to Table. Not only is it a curation of simple recipes that celebrate local farmers; but the photographs are so good, you might have a hard... read more

Chocolate-Whiskey Halloween Cupcakes? Yes, Please!

Halloween cupcake recipe
Who needs candy corn and stale Milk Duds when you can have chocolate-whiskey cupcakes for dessert? Fill up on these booze-infused treats for a Halloween you won't forget (or remember). Makes: 30 cupcakes What You'll Need: 2 large eggs 1 cup half and half 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter melted 1/2 cup strong coffee... read more

No-Hassle Homemade Pumpkin Pie

homemade pumpkin pie recipe
Now that you've mastered the apple pie, it only makes sense to move on to pumpkin, no? Get a heads up on the holiday season by making this fuss-free homemade dessert tonight: Makes: One 9-inch pie What You'll Need: For the Crust: One 9-inch store bought crust (or follow the directions... read more

Crazy-Good Desserts from Homemade Decadence

Homemade Decadence cookbook Joy the Baker
Four words: Pumpkin spice ice cream. That's the recipe we immediately flipped to when Joy the Baker's newest cookbook, Homemade Decadence, landed on our desks last week. Not only is the book filled with dozens of crazy-sounding sweets (buttered popcorn crispy treats, anyone?), but each dessert can actually be made by... read more

5 Creative Twists on Classic Pumpkin

pumpkin mascarpone sandwiches
Thanks to an obnoxious amount of pumpkin spice everything this season, it's safe to say we're sorta sick of the ingredient (and it's only mid-October). That's why we're loving these creative takes on classic pumpkin recipes -- from savory ricotta pancakes to sweet French toast. So put down that pumpkin spice latte and check out... read more

Cookbook Crave: 3 Flaky Desserts from Pastry

cranberry pecan piePhoto: Romulo Yanes
Basic baking recipes are easy enough (hello, break 'n bake cookies!), but the thought of tart pans, pie weights and those fancy-sounding scales is enough to send us screaming from our kitchens. Enter Nick Malgieri's Pastry. The veteran pastry chef manages to make even the most impossible-to-make desserts actually foolproof. Don't believe us?... read more

Easy Homemade Caramel Apples You'll Crave

homemade caramel apple recipe
Store-bought desserts are nice and all, but making your own fall treat is much more fun than simply swiping your card at checkout. Put those fresh-picked fall apples to good use by making this caramel-covered dessert tonight: Serves: 5 What You'll Need: 5 apples One 11-ounce bag of soft caramels 2 tablespoons of... read more

15 Minutes With a Brooklyn Baking Duo

caramel bacon hot tarts recipe
Ever wonder what it's like to own one of the hottest bakeries in the business? (We're speaking figuratively, of course.) Ever since opening  Ovenly in 2010, Brooklyn-based bakers Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin have learned a thing or two about the business of making dough. We spoke with the duo about everything from... read more