F&W Handbook: Best October Recipes
Caramel-Apple Ice Cream
Swirling caramelized apples with dulce de leche into vanilla ice cream makes for a delicious treat.
A layer of prosciutto, Parmesan and bread crumbs forms an irresistible crunchy crust on a beef tenderloin roast while it bakes. The inspiration for this crust was the Italian cheese wafer frico, made by baking or frying shredded cheese until crisp.
Beef Tenderloin Leftovers
This is a stellar combination of juicy roast beef with bitter broccoli rabe and melty provolone cheese is the best way to use leftover roast.
Hard Cider Sangria
Instead of wine, this juicy sangria is made with hard cider spiked with lemon juice and apple brandy.
This is a quick and satisfying little “sandwich” of apples that’s great to wrap up and take on the go.
Apples On Horseback
These simple, delicious hors d’oeuvres are just apples with cheese and pancetta.
Apple Blintz Hand Pies
These sweet little pies have a lovely filling that combines tart and sweet apples with farmer cheese and cinnamon.
Creamy Piquillo Pepper and Chickpea Soup with Chicken
The secret to this speedy soup is buying ingredients with lots of built-in flavor, like hummus and jarred piquillo peppers.
Farmers Market Chopped Salad
Combining an abundance of super-crunchy, perfectly in-season vegetables in a creamy, lemony dressing is a fun and delicious way to reimagine a slaw.
Concord Grape Jelly
When you have an abundance of juicy sweet Concord grapes, this superb jelly is quick to make and sings of grape flavor.
Fall Vegetable Giardiniera
This modern take on the pickled supermarket staple features sunchokes, cauliflower and shishito peppers.
Ricotta-and-Fontina-Stuffed Shells with Fennel and Radicchio
These delicious stuffed shells get flavor from a mixture of two kinds of cheese and vegetables.
Shaker-Style Lemon Bars
These grown-up lemon bars are made with paper-thin slices of lemon, giving the sweet filling a pleasant bitterness.
Fudgy Pecan Streusel Bars
A buttery shortbread crust forms the base for these chewy, chocolaty bars.
Mixed Berry Snack Bars
This berry filling is tart and fruity, and superbly balanced by the crisp, buttery shortbread crust.