October

Seasonal Comforts: Sausage and Gnocchi Bowls

Packed with sausage, peppers, onions, and more, packaged gnocchi gets a fall makeover in this quick dinner recipe. Part of our autumn comfort food series, this versatile dish will become one of your go-to menu ideas for busy weeks and more!

Seasonal Comforts: Leek and Mushroom Soup

Brimming with leeks, mushrooms, carrots, and more, this hearty soup is perfect for a fall day that carries just a bit more of a chill than you feel ready to tackle. Get that simmered all day taste without all the time by using your Instant Pot.

Grilled Fall Veggie Salad

The beautiful colors of beets, eggplant, and red peppers make for a lovely autumn grilled salad. The challenge of getting them to cook together can easily be solved with a little microwaving up front and the seasoned oil that flavors them will have you licking out the serving bowl!

Cheesy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Full of creamy, spicy goodness, this cajun pasta dish has it all: tender chicken, fresh vegetables, a sauce that coats the pasta in an almost silk-like manner. Add to all this the fact that it's a one pot meal comes together in under an hour and you'll be making it again and again.

Caramel Apple Bars

Apples and cinnamon star with a healthy application of creamy caramel in this bars inspired by one of fall's favorites: caramel apples. Add a few slivered almonds and you've just found your best go-to dessert recipe for autumn!

Oven Toasted Ravioli

Tender ravioli get the oven toasting treatment. Make things easy with my often-used mayonnaise and cracker crumb breading method and have these tasty morsels ready to do duty as appetizers or the main course in half an hour.

Weeknight Shorts: Cajun Shrimp Salad

This salad is so flavorful, it doesn't need a dressing! A standard vegetable salad gets crowned with exceptionally seasoned shrimp that lend their signature taste to the entire dish. When you don't have time to feed your family, discover a super-quick salad that will do just that in 20 minutes!

Instant Pot BBQ Ribs

October is an excellent time to embrace sweet, smokey, spicy ribs. And if you don't have a lot of time for slow-roasting, grab your Instant Pot and discover the joy that is digging into a plate of ribs in the middle of the week!

Cherry Almond Scones

Take fresh cherries to the brunch buffet table with tender scones. And while you're at it, recapture your childhood by ditching the forks or pastry blender and roll up your sleeves. The best way to mix these amazing breakfast treats is with your hands!

Fall Bounty Chicken Salad

Main dish salads become absolutely stunning in fall. In this one, tender chicken gets paired with everything the season has to offer: from crisp cucumbers and peppers to sweet cherry tomatoes and corn fresh off the cob. This bright and healthy salad is a treat to look at and an even bigger treat to eat!

Katsu-Style Shrimp with Sriracha-Honey Sauce

If you like crispy shrimp and turning up the heat, this one's for you. A seasoned panko mixture coats tender shrimp and a spicy-sweet sauce get drizzled over the top with more on the side for those brave enough to dip!