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5 classic fall recipes

By: Enrique Gili on Oct. 24, 2014, 12:17 p.m.
Beef stew in a pumpkin

Photo: sarsmis/Shutterstock

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Preparing autumn's menu

As the days grow shorter and the shadows grow longer, thoughts turn to that long-neglected appliance called the oven. Cold soups and quick salads are replaced by recipes that call for lots of simmering. Fall cooking is all about striking a balance between the last of summer's bounty and the new produce that peaks as the leaves drop. Try these recipe ideas that celebrate the season. And if you want to make what's shown in the photo, try Daube of Beef and ladle it into a pumpkin.