5 Favorite Fall Recipes

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Today is the first day of fall and what better way to start it off that with some of our favorite foods? Here are a few mouthwatering harvest time recipes to try out in the kitchen.

Beef stew

There’s nothing like the smell of fresh homemade stew. With its savory meat and potatoes and colorful vegetables, this meal gives you the right amount of protein, energy, and flavor you need to stay healthy and full. Check out http://www.chowhound.com/recipes/easy-beef-stew-30301 for detailed instructions on cooking this dish at home.

Chili and Cornbread

The leaves are changing, the weather’s cooling off and that means it’s time for warm and hearty foods. One of our very favorite fall staples is chili and cornbread. It doesn’t require much prep time or ingredients but still manages to satisfy your appetite. Get Kristin’s unique chili and cornread skillet recipe here:  http://www.iheartnaptime.net/chili-cornbread-skillet/

Taco soup

Making this soup is great way to combine all the usual Southwest ingredients without having everything fall out of a tortilla that’s too small. The warm broth filling your belly is comforting and perfect for cold Autumn days. Make this recipe as spicy or mild as you like: http://simpleasthatblog.com/2015/02/quick-and-easy-taco-soup-recipe.html  

Roast chicken and butternut squash

Sharing good food and stories with the people you love is great way to spend the holiday season. Here is a great recipe to try for your next get together with friends and family. It combines this season’s colorful squashes with flavorful roast chicken. Visit this site for details on how to get started: http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/roast-chicken-with-butternut-squash

Mac n cheese

This isn’t your Kraft Mac and Cheese, it’s something way better! With the holidays approaching this is a great item for your team potluck or as a side dish for family dinners. See how this unique recipe combines pasta, cheese, and breadcrumbs with a secret ingredient to keep you going back for seconds. http://www.howsweeteats.com/2011/08/easy-beer-mac-and-cheese/

Have you been testing out your cooking skills lately? Share your favorite recipes for fall in the comments.