If you’re anything like me, Autumn is one of your favorite times of the year. It isn’t simply the weather bringing a sigh of relief with its cooling temperatures, or the Earth’s tones beginning to darken, it’s so much more. It’s the flavors, the seasonal vegetables and fruits, and the return of our favorite comfort foods.
With more than a decade of seasons behind us, The Food Channel welcomes the beginning of fall with some of our favorite Autumn-inspired recipes to help you celebrate the reason for the season—food!
Pecan Pie Oatmeal
The perfect mix of sweet and savory with a ton of healthy factors thrown in, this oatmeal is your new favorite breakfast item. Click here to get the recipe for Pecan Pie Oatmeal.
Cozy up to the season with this great egg dish made with seasonal vegetables, perfect for a lazy breakfast or brunch! Click here to get the recipe for Autumn Frittatas.
Sausage and Sage Spaetzle
A dish that is warm, comforting and a hearty addition to any breakfast table. The sage, spaetzle and sausage complement each other so well, you’ll warm up easily on any chilly morning. Click here to get the recipe for Sausage and Sage Spaetzle.
Pumpkin Soup with Sage Croutons, Bacon and Gruyere Cheese
This velvety-smooth soup is made with roasted pumpkin, rich savory chicken stock seasoned with nutmeg, thyme and cream, served with herb-toasted croutons, crumbled bacon and Gruyere cheese. Perfection. Click here for the Pumpkin Soup with Sage Croutons, Bacon and Gruyere Cheese recipe.
Harvest Beets and Carrots with Maple Citrus Glaze
Rich, sweet maple syrup adds autumn flavor notes to this delicious oven-roasted harvest vegetable side dish. Made with roasted beets and carrots over fresh spinach with crumbled goat cheese. Click here for the Harvest Beets and Carrots with Maple Citrus Glaze recipe.
Pumpkin Spiced Ale Pretzels with Chipotle Pumpkin Dip
These pretzels are made with a pumpkin spiced ale and pumpkin puree to create the ultimate pretzel experience when dipped into this homemade Chipotle Pumpkin Dip. Click here for the Pumpkin Spiced Ale Pretzels with Chipotle Pumpkin Dip recipe.
Autumnal Chicken Pot Pie
This is not your typical pea-and-carrot-laden pot pie. Inspired by fall flavors, this sophisticated version is loaded with butternut squash, oyster, chanterelle mushrooms and fresh sage. Click here to get the Autumnal Chicken Pot Pie recipe.
Roasted Sweet Potato Bisque
A rich and creamy-delicious soup, this autumn bisque features tender roasted sweet potatoes blended silky smooth with cinnamon, nutmeg, a swirl of créme fraiche and candied pecans. Click here to get the Roasted Sweet Potato Bisque recipe.
Panzanella Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash and Maple Dijon Vinaigrette
Celebrate autumn with a colorful twist on Panzanella Salad, made with cornbread croutons, roasted butternut squash, salty bacon, sweet sun-dried cranberries and fresh salad greens! Click here to get the Panzanella Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash and Maple Dijon Vinaigrette recipe.
Caramel Apple Orange Sangria
Made perfectly sweet by the apple cider, with hints of caramel from the caramel vodka, this sangria is so easy to make and simply delicious. Click here to get the Caramel Apple Orange Sangria recipe.
Pumpkin Sunflower Seed Brittle with Vanilla and Pepper
Brittle with a twist! Made with pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds, with just a hint of heat, these make for the perfect gift for any holiday. Click here to get the Pumpkin Sunflower Seed Brittle with Vanilla and Pepper recipe.
Brownie Pumpkin Pie
Combine the best of two worlds that bring out the best of fall, chocolate, and pumpkin. This half-scratch recipe is so easy and tastes decadently delicious. Click here to get the Brownie Pumpkin Pie recipe.
Sage Butter-Roasted Turkey
The savory fresh sage-seasoned butter slipped under the skin of the of the turkey breast before roasting ensures the moistest and juicy bird you’ve ever had, almost too beautifully golden to eat! Click here to get the Sage Butter-Roasted Turkey recipe.
Candied Bacon and Peanut Butter M&M’s Caramel Corn
This buttery homemade caramel corn is tossed with crispy bits of salty-sweet brown sugar-candied bacon and rich chocolate Peanut Butter M&M’s. A treat that can’t be beaten! Click here to get the Candied Bacon and Peanut Butter M&M’s Caramel Corn recipe.
Grilled Autumn Harvest Turkey Sandwich
Boneless smoked turkey breast on multigrain bread topped with smoked Cheddar cheese, thin slices of Honeycrisp apples, and apple butter mustard spread. Click here to get the Grilled Autumn Harvest Turkey Sandwich recipe.
Harvest Spice Cake
An old family recipe recently updated by our Food Channel chefs, you get the old-world flavors of spice cake just in time for the first days of fall! Click here to get the Harvest Spice Cake recipe.
Homemade Turkey Stuffing
A traditional and indulgent stuffing, this stuffing is made with roasted turkey, real butter, and fresh herbs. So tasty! Click here to get the Homemade Turkey Stuffing recipe.
Homemade Caramel Apples
These warm caramel apples are garnished with a dusting of artisan sea salt, bits of toasted pecans and crushed chunks of chopped toffee bar to make them the ultimate fall dessert. Click here to get the Homemade Caramel Apple recipe.
Have a happy and healthy fall season, from The Food Channel!