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31 Things You Need To Cook In October

Ladies and gentlemen, start your ovens.

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1. Five-Ingredient Butternut Squash, Arugula, and Goat Cheese Pasta

Recipe here.

2. Concord Grape Jam Hand Pies

Fair warning: Concord grapes will ruin you for all other varieties. Recipe here.

3. Pumpkin Spice Granola

The perfect complement to your morning latte. Recipe here.
gimmesomeoven.com

The perfect complement to your morning latte. Recipe here.

4. Mushroom Gnocchi With Arugula and Walnut Pesto

There's always ('sh)room for gnocchi. Recipe here.
pinchofyum.com

There's always ('sh)room for gnocchi. Recipe here.

5. Turkey Bolognese-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Regular pasta just can't do this. Recipe here.
theroastedroot.net

Regular pasta just can't do this. Recipe here.

6. Easy PB&J Sandwich Doughnuts

God is real. Recipe here.
joythebaker.com

God is real. Recipe here.

7. Mini Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookies

Want a spoon? Recipe here.
loveandoliveoil.com

Want a spoon? Recipe here.

8. Chipotle Apple Sweet Potato Salad

Summer is over, but salads aren't going anywhere. Recipe here.
loveandlemons.com

Summer is over, but salads aren't going anywhere. Recipe here.

9. Pumpkin Bundt Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Sprinkles up the deliciousness factor by 17%. Recipe here.
twopeasandtheirpod.com

Sprinkles up the deliciousness factor by 17%. Recipe here.

10. Butternut Squash Veggie Pizza

Pizza is never NOT in season. Recipe here.
minimalistbaker.com

Pizza is never NOT in season. Recipe here.

11. Caramel Apple Coffee Cake

Put those apples to good use. Recipe here.
yourcupofcake.com

Put those apples to good use. Recipe here.

12. Cider-Braised Chicken With Butternut Squash

All the fall. Recipe here.
howsweeteats.com

All the fall. Recipe here.

13. Maple and Brown Sugar Oatmeal With Sweet Potato

Honestly, I wait all summer for oatmeal season. Recipe here.
foodiecrush.com

Honestly, I wait all summer for oatmeal season. Recipe here.

14. Roasted Pepper Salad With Pine Nuts and Capers

Recipe here.

15. Miso Dijon Green Bean and Mushroom Salad

Dig into some seriously savory vegetables for dinner. Recipe here.
iamafoodblog.com

Dig into some seriously savory vegetables for dinner. Recipe here.

16. 20-Minute Spicy Sriracha Ramen Noodle Soup

Quick comfort. Recipe here.
bakerbynature.com

Quick comfort. Recipe here.

17. Parsnip Fries With Truffle Oil

Spuds aren't the only game in town. Recipe here.
paleogrubs.com

Spuds aren't the only game in town. Recipe here.

18. Pomegranate Orange Salad

Recipe here.

19. Sage and Maple-Roasted Chickpeas With Crispy Kale and Sweet Potato Mash

A vegetarian dinner that anyone will love. Recipe here.
Lauren Zaser / BuzzFeed

A vegetarian dinner that anyone will love. Recipe here.

20. Oven-Baked Salmon With a Parmesan Herb Crust

Recipe here.

21. Crispy Baked Beet Chips

How have you never tried this before? Beets me. Recipe here.
fortheloveoffoodblog.com

How have you never tried this before? Beets me. Recipe here.

22. Banana, Nutella, and Ricotta Toast

Trust me, you want this. Recipe here.
Lindsay Hunt / BuzzFeed

Trust me, you want this. Recipe here.

23. Brussels Sprout Hash With Sweet Potato and Bacon

Brussels for breakfast! Recipe here.
closetcooking.com

Brussels for breakfast! Recipe here.

24. Broccoli Chicken Mac ’n' Cheese

Recipe here.

25. Smoked Avocado Toast

"It’s vegetarian bacon, basically." Recipe here.
Lauren Zaser / BuzzFeed

"It’s vegetarian bacon, basically." Recipe here.

26. Spaghetti Squash With Bacon, Spinach, and Goat Cheese

Who needs noodles when you have bacon and CHEESE?! Recipe here.
Lauren Zaser / BuzzFeed

Who needs noodles when you have bacon and CHEESE?! Recipe here.

27. Crock Pot Beer-Braised Brisket Totchos

Feed a crowd. Recipe here.
buzzfeed.com

Feed a crowd. Recipe here.

28. Your New Favorite Pork Chops

Indeed. Recipe here.
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Indeed. Recipe here.

29. McDonald's-Style Fried Apple Pies

I KNOW you could just go and BUY one, but this is so much more fun. Recipe here.
WIlliam Hereford / BuzzFeed

I KNOW you could just go and BUY one, but this is so much more fun. Recipe here.

30. Dijon, Havarti, and Pear Grilled Cheese

Ain't nobody NOT got time for a seasonal grilled cheese. Recipe here.
willcookforsmiles.com

Ain't nobody NOT got time for a seasonal grilled cheese. Recipe here.

31. Kale Salad With Sautéed Apples

This is absolutely the only kale salad you'll ever need. Recipe here.
brooklynsupper.net

This is absolutely the only kale salad you'll ever need. Recipe here.

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