Lovely weather and brown rustling leaves – these are just some of the things that signify that Autumn is near is just around the corner. Together with these picturesque changes is the coming of Fall produce – fruits and vegetables that bloom during Autumn. Enjoy the tastes of Autumn (without emptying your wallets) simply by following this guide on Fall seasonal produce.
To get you started on delicious yet affordable Autumn cooking, here are the in-season fruits and vegetables that you should watch out for:
Now that you know the best seasonal produce for Autumn, it’s time that you get started with any (or all) of these sumptuous recipes – featuring Fall’s freshest fruits and vegetables!
Roasted Pork with Apple-Walnut Salsa
Roast the pork shoulder for 4-5 hours. Slice the roast on your engraved cutting board. Serve with a salsa made of walnuts, red onion, cilantro, apples, honey, jalapeno, lemon juice, garlic and sunflower oil.
Cider-Braised Chicken, Brussels Sprouts and Apples
Cook your chicken until brown, add the apples and set aside. Mix mustard, thyme, and cider, then add the browned chicken. Top the chicken with brussels sprouts and bacon.
Roasted Chicken Breasts with Caramelized Onions and Fall Fruits
Bake your rubbed chicken for 35 minutes. Drizzle with a sauce made of onions, brown sugar, apple, cranberries, pears, and other delicious seasonings before serving.
Roasted Acorn Squash Salad
Bake your acorn squash cubes with a mixture of onion powder, cinnamon powder, salt, cumin and black pepper. Top with this delicious vinaigrette for a meal you won’t forget.
Butternut Squash Soup with Chili and Crème Fraiche
Roast a squash for 30 minutes. In a large saucepan, mix your butter, olive oil, onions, garlic, and red chilies. Add the roasted squash, thereafter, mixing vegetable stock and crème fraiche in the process to create the perfect meal for a crisp Autumn evening.
Roasted Beets and Sweets
Combine beets, olive oil, salt, garlic powder, sugar and pepper. Throw in an onion and some sweet potatoes. Bake the mixture for 45 minutes, until vegetables are tender and serve to the whole family.
This basic pancake recipe leaves you with pancakes that taste like pumpkin pie. Mix the ingredients together and prepare to be blown away with the results! Definitely a recipe you’ll want to keep!
Mix eggs, oil, and sugar in a bowl. Add water, ginger, pumpkin, allspice cinnamon, and clove next. In another bowl, combine salt, flour, soda, and baking powder. Mix this with the pumpkin batter and bake the mixture in loaf pans for approximately an hour for a delicious gingerbread that will have your house smelling heavenly.
Streusel Apple Bread
Combine flour and apples with granulated sugar, vanilla, eggs, salt, and baking soda. Mix in your cranberries and walnuts before transferring the mixture into a pan. Bake the mixture at 350F before serving on a hardwood cutting board.
Anjou Pear Cake
Create a cake mixture made of pears, baking powder, flour, salt, caster sugar, eggs, and melted butter. Bake the batter and serve with a glaze made of water and apricot jam. This recipe creates a cake that’ll have you wanting more every time!
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