This coming Sunday marks the first official day of fall! That means lower temperatures, color-changing leaves, and a fast-approaching holiday season. It also means that different foods are in season. To kick off the beginning of autumn, cook up one of these delicious fall recipes.
1. Rack of Pork with Pear Apple Compote
This pork recipe would be a perfect main dish for the holidays, which means you should definitely give it a test run sometime in the near future. To season the pork, you’ll combine ingredients like juniper berries, honey, and rosemary. For the compote, you’ll need pears, apples, dried cranberries, apple cider, and brown sugar.
2. Chocolate Chip-Pumpkin Loaf
It’s no secret: pumpkin is a favorite flavor of autumn, and this chocolate chip-pumpkin loaf puts it center stage. To make this yummy bread, you’ll need chocolate chips, pumpkin, ground ginger, chopped walnuts or chopped pecans, and other seasonal ingredients. Try out this scrumptious loaf for yourself – it would even make a great gift this holiday season!
3. Savory Baked Apples
This decadent stuffed and baked apple recipe combines the sweetness of apples with the saltiness of Italian sausage. To make this savory and sweet recipe, combine dried cranberries, chopped walnuts, ground cinnamon, Rome apples, and sweet Italian sausage.
4. Butternut Squash Risotto
Butternut squash is another favorite ingredient in fall recipes, which makes this creamy risotto perfect for the season. You’ll need butternut squash, dry white wine, chicken stock, and Arborio rice. This risotto can be served as a side dish or as a main course.
Is there anything better than a bowl of soup on a cold night? This curried pumpkin-apple soup will be sure to hit the spot after a long autumn day. To make this soup, combine celery, apples, curry powder, pumpkin, bay leaves, and honey.
Which one of these fall recipes are you going to try? What’s your favorite fall flavor?