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    31 Delicious Things To Cook In October

    Roasted vegetables, welcome back to the regular dinner rotation.

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    WHAT'S IN SEASON:

    This will vary depending on time of the month and where you live:

    Apples

    Beets

    Blackberries

    Broccoli

    Brussels sprouts

    Cabbage

    Cauliflower

    Chicory

    Cranberries

    Dates

    Figs

    Grapes

    Leeks

    Lettuce

    Okra

    Oranges

    Parsnips

    Pears (late season)

    Peppers

    Pumpkins

    Quince

    Shallots

    Star fruit

    Sweet Potatoes

    Turnips

    Watercress

    Winter squash

    1. Butternut Squash Pizza with Hazelnut Dough

    marthastewart.com

    Hazelnut dough? Sure. Recipe here.

    2. Coq au Vin

    saveur.com

    Absolutely my favorite way to eat chicken. If you've never tried making this, you really should. Recipe here.

    3. Apple Cinnamon Crepes

    juliasalbum.com

    This is how you get away with eating apple pie for breakfast. Recipe here.

    4. Sweet and Spicy Roasted Carrots, Parsnips, and Chickpeas

    thekitchn.com

    Roasted root vegetables, welcome back to my regular dinner rotation. Recipe here.

    5. Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Dulce de Leche

    marthastewart.com

    So many things about this are so, so right. Recipe here.

    6. Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower with Cherry Tomatoes and Cannellini Beans

    7. Fricassee of Chanterelles

    bonappetit.com

    Because pappardelle is the most underrated of all the pastas. Recipe here.

    8. Chocolate-Dipped Pears with Almond Crunch

    bakersroyale.com

    If caramel apples aren't really your thing. Recipe here.

    9. Mortadella and Cheese Panini

    foodandwine.com

    Why bother with 300 Sandwiches if you've already found the one? Recipe here.

    10. Apple and Browned Butter Tart

    bhg.com

    Recipe here.

    11. Butternut Squash Skillet Lasagna

    12. Crispy Fried Brussels Sprouts with Chili Fish Sauce

    whiteonricecouple.com

    Seriously, get on the fish sauce bandwagon, already. Recipe here.

    13. Leeks Vinaigrette

    14. Brussels Sprout and Chorizo Beer Hash

    food52.com

    Because, beer for breakfast. Recipe here.

    15. Halloween Bark

    thepioneerwoman.com

    SO easy. Recipe here.

    16. Persian Quince Jam

    17. Roasted Cauliflower, Sage, and Almond Risotto

    18. Seared Pork with Apples and Broccoli

    bevcooks.com

    Recipe here.

    19. Kale, Cranberry, and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

    20. Carrot Cake with Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

    21. Thai Chicken and Coconut Soup

    22. Roasted Garlic and Parsnip Soup with Lemon Sage Butter

    23. Stuffed Pears en Croute

    myinvisiblecrown.com

    That's a pear, stuffed with cheese, wrapped in puff pastry, and drizzled with honey. Recipe here.

    24. Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Balsamic Sage Brown Butter

    25. French Vanilla Cupcakes with Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting

    dineanddish.net

    Let the baking season begin. Recipe here.

    26. Mashed Potato Cheddar and Chive Waffles

    joythebaker.com

    How has this taken so long to figure out? Recipe here.

    27. Homemade Apple Cider Cocktail

    sugarandcharm.com

    With booze or without. Recipe here.

    28. Cheesy Puff Pull Apart Bread

    29. Crockpot Carne Asada Nachos

    howsweeteats.com

    Sunday SUNDAY! Recipe here.

    30. Brown Butter Pumpkin Seed Espresso Glazed Granola

    halfbakedharvest.com

    Rise and shine! Recipe here.

    31. Moroccan Roasted Beets with Pomegranate Seeds