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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

    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.

    4. Mushroom Gnocchi With Arugula and Walnut Pesto

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

    5. Turkey Bolognese-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

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

    6. Easy PB&J Sandwich Doughnuts

    God is real. Recipe here.

    7. Mini Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookies

    Want a spoon? Recipe here.

    8. Chipotle Apple Sweet Potato Salad

    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.

    10. Butternut Squash Veggie Pizza

    Pizza is never NOT in season. Recipe here.

    11. Caramel Apple Coffee Cake

    Put those apples to good use. Recipe here.

    12. Cider-Braised Chicken With Butternut Squash

    All the fall. Recipe here.

    13. Maple and Brown Sugar Oatmeal With Sweet Potato

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

    14. Roasted Pepper Salad With Pine Nuts and Capers

    15. Miso Dijon Green Bean and Mushroom Salad

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

    16. 20-Minute Spicy Sriracha Ramen Noodle Soup

    Quick comfort. Recipe here.

    17. Parsnip Fries With Truffle Oil

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

    18. Pomegranate Orange Salad

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

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    A vegetarian dinner that anyone will love. Recipe here.

    20. Oven-Baked Salmon With a Parmesan Herb Crust

    21. Crispy Baked Beet Chips

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

    22. Banana, Nutella, and Ricotta Toast

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    Trust me, you want this. Recipe here.

    23. Brussels Sprout Hash With Sweet Potato and Bacon

    Brussels for breakfast! Recipe here.

    24. Broccoli Chicken Mac ’n' Cheese

    25. Smoked Avocado Toast

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

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

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

    27. Crock Pot Beer-Braised Brisket Totchos

    Feed a crowd. Recipe here.

    28. Your New Favorite Pork Chops

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    Indeed. Recipe here.

    29. McDonald's-Style Fried Apple Pies

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    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.

    31. Kale Salad With Sautéed Apples

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