You're definitely going to find some seasonal cooking inspiration on this list.

  1. Man-Approved Spicy Oven Fries – Use fall potatoes to make these oil-free fries.
  2. Brussels Sprouts That Anyone Will Eat – Turn these often-hated greens into a family favorite dish.
  3. Braised Carrots and Leaks – Root vegetables braised with wine vinegar and wine.
  4. Ginger Curry Yam Soup – A silky smooth, fiery soup for cold nights.
  5. Butternut Squash Salad – Shredded raw butternut squash makes for an unusual salad ingredient.
  6. Slow Cooker Applesauce – It doesn’t get any easier than this applesauce recipe.
  7. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies – Pumpkin adds a punch of vitamins to the classic chocolate-chip cookie.
  8. Pear with Port & Stilton Cream Chicken – Fresh fall pears are perfect on top of this special dinner.
  9. Leek and Potato Soup – A rich creamy soup using a classic pairing of vegetables.
  10. Cranberry Orange Relish – A great side dish for poultry, especially your Thanksgiving turkey.
  11. Garlic Mashed Potatoes – A classic.
  12. Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Pears – An unusual pairing, but it works.
  13. Apple Cranberry Sauce – A great combination of sweet and tart.
  14. Sweet Potato Casserole – Extremely rich side dish for a holiday meal.
  15. Penne with Broccoli, Garlic and Bread Crumbs – Broccoli and garlic last in the garden until the first frost, making this a great early fall dish.
  16. Wild Mushroom Risotto – Farmers markets are bursting with mushrooms in the fall.
  17. Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Mushroom Sauce – This squash creates noodles that are pasta-like but are all vegetable.
  18. Minestrone Soup – Tons of fresh vegetables are in this hearty soup.
  19. Apple Crisp – Easier than a pie, but just as satisfying, maybe even more satisfying.
  20. Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage – Perfect for pairing with pork.
  21. Fried Green Tomatoes – When you pull the green tomatoes off the vine before the first frost, this is what you’ll want to do with them.
  22. Garlicky Kale and Roasted Turnips – Two recipes for the price of one.
  23. Vegan Pumpkin Ravioli – Roasted fresh pumpkin fills this pasta dish.
  24. Cauliflower and Mushroom Pot Pie – A vegan dish for cold nights.
  25. Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Scallion Butter – Nice change from a plain old baked potato.

Robin Shreeves ( @rshreeves ) focuses on food from a family perspective from her home base in New Jersey.