Better Homes & Gardens October 2009 Recipes
Roasted Pumpkins with Bacon and Brown Sugar
A warm mixture of pumpkin seeds, fennel seeds, green onions, and crumbled bacon adds delicious flavor to roasted sweet pumpkins.
Spiced Pumpkin Butter
Made with pumpkin puree, warm spices, and a handful of other ingredients, this creamy all-purpose spread is delicious on pancakes, muffins, and toasted bread.
Creamy Pumpkin Rice Pudding
Pumpkin Black Bean Bake
Pumpkin puts a seasonal spin on an American classic, tamale pie. Here, it's combined with layers of rich ground beef, hearty veggies, and a down-home cornbread topper.
Creamy Collard Dip
With collard greens, this rich and creamy party dip packs a healthy dose of vitamin A.
Kale-Goat Cheese Frittata
The classic brunch frittata gets a healthy spin with egg whites and vitamin-rich kale. Goat cheese adds creaminess.
Leafy Swiss chard adds a bone-building mix of magnesium, manganese, and potassium to this Italian favorite.
Roasted Beets and Greens with Spicy Orange Vinaigrette
A salad of red-tipped lettuce with oranges and roasted beets is tossed with a spicy, citrusy vinaigrette.
Butternut Squash Bisque
Chipotle peppers give this creamy soup a bit of heat, while smoked Gouda cheese adds earthy richness. Butternut squash and apples provide a buttery texture.
Sweet Potato and Hominy Stew
Inspired by the traditional Mexican soup posole, this zesty stew is easy enough to make during the week. Refrigerated shredded barbecue pork cuts down on prep time.
Unusual ingredients, such as smoked paprika, plums, cloves, and bittersweet chocolate, give a standby recipe a conversation-worthy twist.
No-Knead Focaccia Tiles
This fancy bread only looks tricky. The recipe starts with an easy dough you stretch into shape by hand then dress with colorful toppers -- briny olives, olive-packed tomatoes, zesty citrus, and roasted pumpkin seeds.
More intensely flavored than summertime sangria, this wintry version includes a mix of fresh and dried fruit along with sparkling cider.
Crisp and simple to make, these easy breadsticks are even better with our homemade Spicy Honey Butter (see recipe).
Grape and Pear Pie
Filled with juicy fall fruit, this exquisite pie makes an ideal gift or potluck party dessert.
Raisin Plum Pie
Sweet, chewy raisins plump as they bake and balance the tangy-tart flavors of cranberries and plums.
Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish Rolls with Slaw
A tangy mixture of mayo, ketchup, and Cajun seasoning spices up to these quick and easy mini sandwiches.
Green Chili and Chicken Enchiladas
Fresh, fast, and better than takeout, these enchiladas are filled with tender chicken, spicy green chiles, and zesty green salsa.
Apple-Glazed Pork Loaf
Cooked apple slices and apple jelly put a fall spin on simple pork sandwiches. Cayenne-spiced sweet potatoes make a quick and yummy side dish.
Beet the Clock Stack-Up
Layers of tangy beets, juicy sausage, sliced potatoes, and two kinds of cheese make a simple, sumptuous supper.
Beer and Cheese Soup
Blended red peppers, onion, beer, and potatoes create a hearty base for this cozy soup, while American cheese adds creaminess.
Shrimp on Greens with Garlic Vinaigrette
This nutritious shrimp salad features chicory -- a curly salad green that's high in lutein and zeaxanthin, which are nutrients that keep eyes healthy.
Sour Cream-Fennel Pork Tenderloins
Tender roasted pork, along with cooked fennel, garlic, and onion, is smothered in a creamy, flavorful mixture of chicken broth, vermouth, and sour cream.
Chutney-Style Apple Cobbler
Jalapeno pepper is the perfect foil to the tartness of the cranberries and sweetness of the apples in this fresh cobbler recipe. Vanilla yogurt adds creaminess.
Roasted Pork with Blackberry Sauce
A rich and flavorful marinade, including blackberry preserves, dry white wine, fresh rosemary, and Dijon mustard, dresses up roasted pork tenderloin. Fresh green beans make a simple, healthy side dish.
Caramel Apple Upside-Down Cornmeal Cake
A buttery mixture of apples, pecans, and cranberries tops flakey cornmeal cake. Serve it with a scoop of cinnamon ice cream.
Classic BBQ Chicken
Decadently sauced and falling-from-the-bone tender, Scott Peacock's classic barbecue chicken recipe is a family favorite.