Cooking with the Colors of Fall Foliage

October 26, 2015

Fall is a wonderful time to explore the rainbow of seasonal foods that are red, orange, brown and yellow! From pumpkins and sweet potatoes to squash and apples, there are so many great (and colorful) fall produce to cook and bake with this season.

Pumpkins

The pumpkin is a type of squash that is actually a fruit, not a vegetable. Whether fresh or canned, keep this staple on hand this fall!Jack O'Lantern Soup

Sweet Potatoes

Often confused with yams, sweet potatoes are well known for their bright orange-colored flesh. To save time peeling, you can buy sweet potato mashed potatoes in the dairy aisle and sweet potato fries in the frozen food aisle!Sweet Potatoes with Apples

Apples

With thousands of varieties, apples are available year-round, but they’re best from September to November.Vanilla Apple Tarts

Pears

The honey-buttery sweetness of pears come into full glory in October. And did you know pears are just as versatile as apples?Pear Bread

Winter Squash

Winter squash are picked in the autumn and stored until spring. Some popular varieties are acorn, butternut and spaghetti.

 

What’s your favorite fall fruit or veggie to cook or bake with? Share your favorite fall recipes with us in the comments below!

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