12 Feast-Worthy Fall Recipes

Forks at the ready, friends! 

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Who’s ready to throw those silly summer diets out the window and feast on fall flavors galore? Everyone? As I expected. No shame, though—I’m right there with you.

DIY Fall Table Decor With Antique Metal Chargers

DIY Fall Table Decor With Antique Metal Chargers

Simple place settings are ideal for casual outdoor entertaining. Upgrade from paper plates and plastic silverware to clean-lined silverware and plain white plates. An antiqued metal charger adds vintage charm.

Photo by: Jason Kisner ©Copyright 2013, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Jason Kisner, Copyright 2013, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

We’ve all got a big appetite for autumn and I’ve rounded up 12 flavorful fall recipes that are just the ticket to satisfy it. Don’t worry—belts come with extra loops for this precise reason.  

Sip on the Season

We’re wishing our played-out iced mochas well and welcoming our beloved PSL with arms wide open. Frothy, rich and delightfully spicy—the pumpkin spice latte is the crowning cup of caffeine during the fall for a reason. Lucky for you, we’ve got the inside scoop on how to make it in the comfort of your personal, cozy kitchen. 

caramel pumpkin spice latte with cream

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Getty Images/rez-art

Caramel + Pumpkin Seed Brittle

This seasonal snack is sure to have you smiling from ear to ear, like a jack-o'-lantern. Combining salty seeds with sticky caramel and rich chocolate, these brittle treats are all you’ll want to eat.

DIY Caramel Pumpkin Seed Brittle
Emily Fazio , 2016
DIY Caramel Pumpkin Seed Brittle
Emily Fazio , 2016

DIY Caramel Pumpkin Seed Brittle

Learn how to make Caramel Pumpkin Seed Brittle

Photo By: Emily Fazio ©2016

DIY Caramel Pumpkin Seed Brittle

Learn how to make Caramel Pumpkin Seed Brittle

Photo By: Emily Fazio ©2016

Steamy Soups to Savor

Chopped, chilled salads are no way to begin a meal when the temperatures outside are steadily dropping. Warm yourself up from the inside out with a bowl of savory, steamy soup. With options like creamy leek with fried rosemary, onion and sage and pumpkin cilantro soup, you won’t be missing that iceberg chop one bit.

Side Dishes to Devour

Step up your fall game and try out some of our favorite seasonal side dishes. We’ve got a fluffy sweet potato soufflé, healthy and tasty quinoa-stuffed acorn squash. Craving some green? We love this sautéed Brussels sprout recipe that features cranberries and pine nuts. These sides are guaranteed to have you asking for seconds!

Individual Maple Sweet Potato Soufflé

Individual Maple Sweet Potato Soufflé

Sweet potatoes, maple syrup and toasted pecans combine for an indulgent treat that's sure to please even the pickiest palette. Prepared individually in ramekins, they make for easy serving. Get the recipe: http://www.hgtv.com/entertaining/individual-maple-sweet-potato-souffles/index.html

Citrus + Herb-Roasted Turkey (With Gravy!)

It’s never too early to practice baking that Thanksgiving bird, right? This recipe is one of our all-time favorites, featuring oranges and lemons, rosemary, oregano and sage. The citrus juices blend with the spices for a flavor that will make this your go-to turkey recipe year after year.

Rosemary Turkey

Citrus and Herb-Roasted Turkey and Gravy

With a sweet-meets-tangy citrus flavor plus a healthy helping of herbs, this savory and moist turkey is destined to be the star of your Thanksgiving table.

Pumpkin Pie Perfection

Run, don’t walk – to make this creamy, dreamy pumpkin pie. This classic pie recipe features cinnamon and eggnog and is a total breeze to make. (It may or may not call for a store-bought pie crust—don’t worry, your secret is safe with us!) 

Homemade Pumpkin Pie on White Stand

Homemade Pumpkin Pie

What would Thanksgiving be without pumpkin pie? Whip up this signature dessert as the traditional finish to your Thanksgiving meal. Get the recipe.

Cap Off The Evening

Settle in by the fire with a cold-weather cocktail in hand. Maple Nut Goodie Cocktail mixes butterscotch, vanilla and coffee flavors that make for an especially sweet night cap. Another favorite? A twist on the classic autumn apple pie—Warm Apple Pie Cocktail. Spicy, sweet and a sure delight before you cozy up to go to sleep.  

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