Warm and Cozy Fall Desserts

If you ask us, fall desserts are always in season. But these served-warm treats -- boasting pumpkin, chocolate, apple, and more -- are just right for a crisp autumn night. Whether the leaves are starting to turn or not, one (or two!) of these cozy desserts is sure to hit the spot.

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Great Green Bean Recipes

Whether you're scooping up a side of green bean casserole or munching on a crisp green bean salad, green beans add classic flavor, color, and nutrients to your meal. Change up your usual green bean routine with some of our fresh green bean recipes -- you won't be disappointed!

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How to Cook a Turkey with Herbs

Use herbs, such as sage, in addition to salt, pepper, and onions for a delicious take on roast turkey. Our turkey recipe ensures flavorful results for your Thanksgiving dinner or for any other special-occasion dinner.

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Natural Fall Wreaths

Autumn's colorful bounty of foliage and produce is the first place we look when decorating for fall. Made with (or inspired by) bittersweet, cornhusks, apples, twigs, and other natural adornments and textures, these door wreaths are perfect for welcoming the season.

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Easy-to-Make Place Cards and Napkin Rings for a Thanksgiving Table

Craft these easy place cards and napkins rings to designate spots at the Thanksgiving dinner table. We've also got bonus kids' table Thanksgiving decorations at the end of the slideshow!

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How to Brine a Turkey

Add incredible flavor and moisture to your turkey recipe by brining it before roasting. The process of brining a turkey is easier than you think -- we've even got a secret that frees up room in your refrigerator.

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Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Appetizers

Overwhelmed with Thanksgiving dinner preparations? Get a head start by making delicious and easy appetizer recipes now. By doing a little cooking ahead of time, you can avoid the hassle on Thanksgiving Day. Our make-ahead appetizers include recipes that can be prepared the day before or up to six months ahead of the holiday.

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Savory Pumpkin Recipes

Pumpkin isn't just for pie anymore. In fact, we think savory pumpkin recipes deserve just as much room on your holiday menu. In these recipes, we blend the subtle flavor of pumpkin into delightful pumpkin soup, pumpkin bread, and even a pumpkin salad.


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    • Cheesy Bean and Rice Bites with Pumpkin-Sage Sauce

      Perfect for a holiday meal, these fluffy bites of Parmesan-laced cannellini beans and brown rice get a crunchy coating from panko crumbs and chopped walnuts. A smooth blend of pumpkin and fragrant sage is a delicious way to sauce up these rice balls.

    • Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

      Hold onto your hats because mac and cheese just got a grown-up upgrade. Rich pumpkin adds to the classic flavor with help from a creamy blend of Fontina cheese, whole milk, and whipping cream. Laced with aromatic fresh thyme, it's an indulgent pumpkin recipe that's way better than the box.

    • Pumpkin, Bean, and Chicken Enchiladas

      Spiced with jalapeno and smothered in fresh pico de gallo, these are the chicken enchiladas you love with an easy twist. We add canned pumpkin to mimic the squash often used in Mexican cuisine. It makes for a heartier enchilada and adds subtle, nutty flavor.

    • Pumpkin, Barley, and Sage Soup

      For this smooth pumpkin soup, we took a page from the dessert book and paired pumpkin with maple syrup for subtle sweetness. The traditional fall flavors taste delicious with hearty andouille sausage and barley.

    • Roasted Pumpkin, Arugula, and Dried Cherry Salad

      The gorgeous colors of this pumpkin salad make it a must-have for your holiday table, and the blend of flavors will make it an annual tradition. Tangy dried cherries and peppery arugula perk up the velvety richness of roasted pumpkin, while a maple vinaigrette adds a splash of sweetness.

    • Pumpkin Tortilla Casserole with Chicken

      Just another casserole? Think again. Layers of tortillas, cumin-spiced pumpkin, and a fiery jalapeno sauce combine for a new take on casserole. Roasted pumpkin seeds top off this fun dinner idea.

    • Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bread

      Add cozy fall flavor to your dinner table with wholesome pumpkin bread. Coupled with yogurt, pumpkin makes a perfectly moist and fluffy loaf, and hearty whole wheat adds a savory touch.

    • 30-Minute Dinner: Pumpkin Soup with Lentils

      Get the fresh fall flavor of pumpkin in a quick and easy dinner! Our pumpkin soup is easy and satisfying.

    • Macaroni Alfredo with Pumpkin and Kale

      Pumpkin combines with kale and fresh sage for a medley of simple flavors that’s perfect for fall. The rustic pumpkin recipe gets a fruity pick-me-up in the form of a light white wine and garlic sauce.

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      Pumpkin Pesto

      For a party-perfect pesto that’s more dip than sauce, we beefed up the texture of a traditional, basil-packed recipe with pumpkin puree. The lemon-zested dip is irresistible when served with crusty baguette slices or hearty crackers.

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      Cinnamon-Roasted Chicken with Pumpkin-Sage Grits

      Cinnamon-rubbed chicken stars with a sprig of fresh sage in this sophisticated roasted chicken recipe. For a dreamy side, we transformed classic grits into a savory mash with melted cheddar cheese and canned pumpkin.

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      Pumpkin, Chickpea, and Red Lentil Stew

      Whatever the season, this cozy, Asian-inspired stew will transport you to fall. Chunky pumpkin and hearty chickpeas simmer in a thick, ginger-spiced broth, while chopped peanuts and cilantro bring to mind your favorite Thai dish.

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      Pumpkin-Shrimp Bruschetta

      Piled high with savory goodness, these decadent little starters are the perfect party food. The creamy combo of goat cheese and pumpkin creates a tangy base for savory boiled shrimp. Top them off with lemony-fresh arugula and roasted pumpkin seeds.  

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      Pumpkin-Ginger Soup

      Savory pumpkin forms the base for this Thai-style peanut soup. The ginger-spiced broth gets a dose of sweetness from luscious mango nectar, and a dash of hot pepper sauce turns up the heat.

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      Spiced Pumpkin Butter

      Enjoy the comforting flavor of pumpkin year round with homemade pumpkin butter. With pumpkin pie flavors such as ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg, it will turn even your morning toast into a decadent, fall-inspired treat.

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      23 Potato Recipes Worthy of Your Next Party

      Baked, smashed, roasted, or fried -- it's hard to go wrong with potatoes. Plus, with a rainbow of rich toppings like bacon, cheese, veggies, and more, the flavor possibilities are endless. So whether you're hosting a holiday get-together or enjoying dinner with friends, these delicious potato recipes are guaranteed crowd-pleasers.
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