Autumn’s abbreviated days and cool temps offer the perfect excuse to retreat indoors for relaxing days and nights. And what better way to make the most of the season than by treating yourself and your family to delectable dishes that delight the palate and warm the soul? The bounties of fall are perfect for hearty, comforting meals that are sure to please.
Tried-and-true fall favorites like pumpkin pie and squash soup are mainstaysin kitchens all over. But this year, try something a little different. Mixing
things up a bit brings new excitement to the kitchen and smiles to the faces of your loved ones.
There’s no better way to keep the winter doldrums from creeping in than by taking advantage of all the flavors fall has to offer!
Here are a handful of ideas to get you started:
Turkey Pumpkin Chili
An inventive take on two of the season’s favorite ingredients, this scrumptious chili is ready in less than hour, so it’s ideal for those busy nights leading up to the holidays. Packed with protein and bursting with the piquant flavors of cumin and jalapeno, this dish is guaranteed to satisfy even the largest appetites. Don’t worry about preparing too much — this new fall favorite makes great leftovers.
Burgundy Beef Stew with Horseradish Sour Cream
Beef stew is a stalwart fall dish, and this new take on the recipe adds an exciting twist to an old standby. Red wine adds a pungent depth to the dish, while horseradish sour cream gives each bite a pleasant zip. If your family is bored with traditional beef stew, surprise them with this delicious update.
Butternut Squash Curry
Squash is one of fall’s most utilized vegetables, but dreaming up new ways to use it can be a challenge. This flavorful curry masterfully blends the comforting tastes of traditional fall dinners with the exotic tang of rich coconut milk, refreshing ginger, and spicy curry. The perfect blend of old and new, Butternut Squash Curry will soon become a staple in your kitchen.
Baked Rigatoni with Pumpkin and Sausage
This simple dish pairs everyone’s favorite gourd (the pumpkin) with the sweet heat of hot Italian sausage for a fall dish that hearkens back to the old country. Even though it’s ready in less than one hour, this filling main dish still packs plenty of nutrients and flavor. Top with Asiago cheese for some added flair — you probably never imagined pumpkin could taste this good!
Pork Chops with Cider Gravy, Sautéed Apples, and Onions
Apple picking is one of the quintessential fall activities, and if you’re searching to put your haul to good use, look no further than this fragrant take on classic pork chops. The sweetness of the apples plays beautifully with the salty, savory pork to create a satisfying dish that is perfect for big family gatherings.
Hearty Lentil Soup
Fall just isn’t fall without a steamy soup, and this hearty lentil guarantees your family won’t walk from the table hungry. Perfect forvegetarians and carnivores alike, this soup uses toasted cumin and grains of paradise to deliver a rich, smoky flavor. This soup is great on its own as a side, or you can serve with crispy bread and make it a full meal.
Steaks with Sweet Autumn Steak Rub
Grilling season isn’t over! Toss on a sweater and fire things up with this sweet autumn steak rub. Ready in just a few minutes and made using ingredients you’ve probably already got on hand, this rub imparts meat with a crisp, aromatic crust that’s both spicy and sweet. Perfect for romantic evening or Sunday football games, this rub adds a seasonal twist to a year-round favorite.
You won’t need much to shepherd your flock around the dinner table when this dish is on the menu. Delicate, buttery mashed potatoes blanket an enchanting blend of lamb, vegetables, and spices. This filling, one pan main is a befitting feast for the chilliest nights of autumn that will warm your guests to the core.
Whatever you’re cooking up this fall, make sure that your kitchen appliances are up to the task. Sometimes getting that gorgeously browned crust or perfectly cooked cut of meat just isn’t possible without the right cooktop or kitchen range.
Luckily, H&H Appliance offers a wide range of high quality Electrolux kitchen appliances that will help turn all of these mouthwatering recipes into amazing meals. Right now, if you buy two qualifying Electrolux kitchen appliances, you can get a FREE dishwasher or microwave.
Visit us to explore our selection with an expert staff member ready to assist you in finding the perfect Electrolux kitchen appliance for this fall — and many more falls to come.