Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal

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Photo by Margaret Tung


Start your day off right with a bowl of this rich, creamy oatmeal. It's almost as good as having pumpkin pie for breakfast. View recipe here .
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Tomato Salad Bread

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Sometimes it's hard to remember that tomato is a fruit. But once you try this delicious bread, you'll never forget. View recipe here .
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Orange Ginger Chicken

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Photo by Leo Gong

This zesty orange, cinnamon, and ginger rub will perk up boring roast chicken in no time. Rub it under the skin for even more flavor. View recipe here .

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Preserved Lemons

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Preserved lemons are easy to make yourself, or, even easier, you can buy them in a jar. Chop some up to add bright flavor to anything from salads and pastas to chicken and sandwiches. Learn more here .

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Pumpkin Risotto

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As the weather gets colder, nothing warms and comforts like a hearty bowl of risotto. Try this autumnal version using the seasonal flavors of pumpkin or butternut squash. View recipe here .
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Roasted Pears

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To play with more fall flavor, roast a batch of pears. This versatile fruit can be used in an endless number of dishes, both sweet and savory. Learn more here .
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Apple Crisp

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Apple crisp may be a bit messier to serve than pie, but it's so much easier to make, and tastes just as good. View recipe here .
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Fig Almond Cake

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This cake will remind you of the taste of summer. And if you freeze fig jam, you can taste summer all year round. View recipe here .
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Lemon Curd S'mores

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Photo by Michele Humes


Not everyone loves chocolate. These s'mores are the citrus-lover's answer to the campfire classic, and reminiscent of a mini lemon meringue pie. View recipe here .
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Wonton Plum Shortcake

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This version of the dessert classic is unique and even easier to make than the original. View recipe here .
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Cantaloupe Ice Cream

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Sure, the weather may be getting colder, but some ice creams are too good to put in hibernation for the winter. Even better, try experimenting with this recipe to make ice creams out of all your favorite fruits. View recipe here .
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Essential Warm Stovetop Fruit and Roasted Fruit

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To experiment endlessely with your favorite fruits, you need only two recipes: essential warm stovetop fruit and essential roasted fruit . They're perfect for everything from mangoes, strawberries, and figs to apricots, peaches, and bananas.
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