Ultimate Fall Ingredient Guide
A Recipe for Every Occasion
While we definitely miss summer's strawberries and watermelon, we can't wait to get our hands on fall's squash, apples and more. We've gathered ideas that celebrate the season's most bountiful produce in all sorts of different ways. Here, versatile recipes for fall produce including roasted carrots, pumpkin soup, caramelized Brussels sprouts and more.
Healthy Fall Recipes
Veggie-packed pastas, roasted squash and hearty salads are our favorite ways to eat healthy in the fall. Thanks to wonderful seasonal vegetables, these recipes are packed with flavor—and nutrients.
Fall Dinner Ideas
Whether you're craving a hearty pasta dish or comforting pot pie, these recipes are perfect to make for cozy fall dinners this season. Here, 19 recipes to inspire your dinners this fall.
Iconic Fall Flavors
Autumn offers a plethora of incredible flavors from pumpkin spice to cinnamon to apple. We might not be able to decide on what we like best, but we do know that warm, rich flavors come alive with apples, mushrooms and butternut squash. Here, some winning ideas for those fall favorites.
F&W Staff Favorite Fall Recipes
Between our test kitchen and our own kitchens at home, the editors at Food & Wine spend a lot of time cooking. That means we've definitely accumulated some favorite recipes over the years. Here, check out some of our editors' top picks, from comforting pot pies to warming soups to simply prepared vegetables.
Fall Party Food
There is no better time to have a dinner party than fall. Set a beautiful autumnal table and invite your favorite people. These delicious appetizers are packed with classic fall flavors and seasonal produce.
Autumn Chicken Recipes
These delicious chicken dishes are made with some of our favorite fall produce like turnips, figs, mushrooms and squash. Whether you're craving a comfort food classic, like chicken pot pie, or need an easy weeknight dinner, these recipes take classic fall flavor to the next level. Here, 18 of our favorites.
Fall Side Dishes
Autumn Pasta Recipes
Fall Fruit Recipes
Imaginative Ways to Cook with Apples
Yes, apple pie is a great way to celebrate the abundance of the fall harvest, but there are tons of other sweet and savory dishes in which you can employ this magical fruit. From bacon, fennel and apple chutney to crab, apple and watercress salad with walnut vinaigrette, here are 29 creative ways to use apples.
Ways to Experiment with Butternut Squash
Nothing says fall like butternut squash. That's why we've complied 27 recipes so you can experiment with this perfect produce all autumn long. We love the sweet, seasonal vegetable in all its variations, from butternut squash casserole with leeks, prosciutto and thyme to butternut squash risotto with shrimp.
Fill Up on Spaghetti Squash
Get Into Acorn Squash
Delicious Pumpkin Recipes
You’ll probably purchase a decorative pumpkin and perhaps you will even carve it on Halloween, but you should be cooking with it. Aside from the traditional pumpkin pie, there are so many dishes you can make with pumpkin from pumpkin and yellow split pea soup to pumpkin lasagna.
How to Make Use of All Your Pumpkin Seeds
While pumpkins take center stage, don't neglect their delicious, crunchy seeds, which are perfect in everything from salads to desserts. Here, 10 incredible, ways to use pumpkin seeds in your cooking from fingerling potatoes with pumpkin seed Romesco to goat cheese-edamame dip with spiced pepitas.
Sweet Potatoes for Every Occassion
26 Ways to Make Use of All Fall’s Figs
Our Favorite Brussels Sprouts Recipes
Brussels sprouts are at their peak during the cool months of fall. From Brussels sprouts and smoky onions on cheddar toast to fresh Brussels sprout slaw with ginger gold apple, here are 26 Brussels sprouts recipes you should make this season.
Best Fall Desserts
With pumpkins and apples all ripe for the picking, fall is a perfect time to make some sweet desserts and festive treats. Here is F&W’s collection of sweet pies, tarts and cheesecakes that are perfect for the season. Prepare a batch of these desserts to keep you cozy on a cool fall day.
America’s Best Pumpkin Pies
Fresh Fall Cocktails
Now that summer drinking is over, it's time to get into autumnal cocktails. Seasonal ingredients like cranberries and apples pair beautifully with ginger beer, white wine and hard cider to create delicious drinks. Whether you're looking for a comforting hot toddy or a tart pear sour, we've got your fall cocktail needs covered.
Pumpkin Beers for People Who Hate Pumpkin Beers
A dislike of pumpkin beers is understandable: The flavors vary wildly, and creating the proper balance of gourd and spice isn’t particularly easy, resulting in plenty of muddled or heavy or just plain boring pumpkin offerings. If you’ve simply had enough of all the standard varieties of “pumpkin ale” that are out there, here are six slightly different takes on pumpkin beers that might pique your palate in one way or another.
America’s Best Pumpkin Farms
These American pumpkin farms provide enough family-friendly activities, (aside from the occasional adults-only haunted attraction), to keep you busy, active, and well-fed all day. Whether you're looking to stock up on decorative gourds or provide the kids with a fun-filled and fall-themed day, you know we've got you covered.