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    31 Things To Cook In October

    This is what sweaters were made for.

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    1. Peanut Butter Toast With Skillet Cinnamon Apples

    twopeasandtheirpod.com

    These are a few of my favorite things. Recipe here.

    2. Tortellini Minestrone

    3. One-Pot Kale and Sweet Potato Curry

    minimalistbaker.com

    Meatless Monday with minimal clean-up. Recipe here.

    4. Five-Ingredient Pumpkin Alfredo

    pinchofyum.com

    A perfect(ly fall) weeknight dinner. Recipe here.

    5. Mushroom and Kale Tacos

    brooklynsupper.com

    I know what I'm making for taco Tuesday this fall... Recipe here.

    6. S'mores Waffles With Nutella and Toasted Coconut

    pinchofyum.com

    S'more breakfast, please. Recipe here.

    7. Apple Pie Sundaes

    minimalistbaker.com

    GIMME. Recipe here.

    8. Pumpkin Beer Pretzels With Chipotle Queso

    halfbakedharvest.com

    I mean, WHOA. Recipe here.

    9. Toasted Quinoa, Dried Fig, and Dark Chocolate Granola Bars

    ambitiouskitchen.com

    These nut-free bars are filled with ~superfoods~ like chia, flax, and pumpkin seeds. Oh and also, they're delicious. Recipe here.

    10. Baked Caramel Pears

    simplyshellie.com

    An easy way to make pears taste even better. Recipe here.

    11. Broccolini Chickpea Pizza

    loveandlemons.com

    Two, please. Recipe here.

    12. Rye Crust Apple Slab Pie

    brooklynsupper.com

    Dark rye flour in the crust and bay leaf in the filling add a little bit of savory to this otherwise sweet apple pie. Recipe here.

    13. Savory Saffron Granola Bars

    quitokeeto.com

    Not everything has to be sweet. Recipe here.

    14. Roasted Mushrooms and Creamy Polenta

    alexandracooks.com

    A fairly easy recipe that leaves you with a dinner that feels so fancy. Recipe here.

    15. Black Pepper and Lemon Asiago Dip

    spoonforkbacon.com

    An easy, cheesy dip that will make you ~swoon~. Recipe here.

    16. Caramelized Fig Upside-Down Cake

    17. No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

    twopeasandtheirpod.com

    Buh-bye, bathing suits. Recipe here.

    18. Gluten-Free Fig Newtons

    acleanbake.com

    These are made with almond flour, coconut flour, and tapioca starch instead of wheat. Don't worry, though, those insides are still exactly the same as the original. Recipe here.

    19. Beer Chili

    howsweeteats.com

    The perfect Sunday dinner is one that you can eat while you watch the game and then reheat as leftovers all week. Recipe here.

    20. Pumpkin Roll

    gimmesomeoven.com

    Go ahead and roll me away. Recipe here.

    21. Black Bean and Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers

    ohsheglows.com

    This is probably the best new burger we've seen in the blogosphere so far, meatless or not. Recipe here.

    22. Cider Beer Sangria

    howsweeteats.com

    Um. YEAH. Recipe here.

    23. Garlic-Roasted Chicken Thighs With Caramelized Figs and Onions

    spoonforkbacon.com

    Chicken thighs are the perfect protein for one-pan meals, since you can fit a few in a pan with some veggies, and the skin and bones keeps them from drying out. Recipe here.

    24. Caramel Cookie Crunch Ice Cream

    loveandoliveoil.com

    Let's be clear: Ice cream season never ends. Recipe here.

    25. Apple and Cheddar Scones

    spoonforkbacon.com

    Breakfast just got a little cheesier. Recipe here.

    26. Butternut Squash Goat Cheese Pasta

    halfbakedharvest.com

    Give zoodles a rest and spiralize in-season butternut squash instead. Recipe here.

    27. Concord Grape Cornmeal Cake

    brooklynsupper.com

    Replace your summer blueberry habit with concord grapes this month. The baked goods are just as perfect. Recipe here.

    28. Crumbly Pumpkin Bread

    damndelicious.net

    Worth waking up early to bake. Recipe here.

    29. Green Quiche with Walnuts

    30. Parmesan Roasted Carrots

    yourhomebasedmom.com

    Vegetables are better with cheese. Recipe here.

    31. Baked Brie With Figs, Walnuts, and Pistachios

    themediterraneandish.com

    I don't know whether to spread this on a cracker or just dive right in with a spoon... Recipe here.