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Favorite Fall Recipes

Posted by on October 16, 2012

While we are in the midst of trying to sell the apartment, I’ve been falling back on old favorites. Last night, I made a version of this Puglian specialty, orecchiette with broccoli rabe and sausage and every time I make it, it brings me back to a night in southern Puglia. The meatiness of the sausage is comforting and warm on a cold fall night.

Fall always means lasagna time for me…I love making it for company too, because I can put it in the oven when they come over and spend time with people, rather than in the kitchen. My favorites for fall are mushroom and roasted carrot and butternut squash.

My favorite fall fruits are definitely pears, and I love to make crostatas with pears and gorgonzola this time of year. I make big batches of dough and freeze them for later, so I can just defrost and put together the filling when I’m running low on time.

Cold weather makes me really crave a good Sunday breakfast, and there’s no better breakfast than egg and pancetta sandwiches on homemade sage biscuits. I still have a couple of these tucked away in the freezer, and I can’t wait to have one this Sunday.

8 Responses to Favorite Fall Recipes

  1. gp

    Great post! I’m not sure if I can pick a fave. It might just have to be the Pear and Gorganzola Crostata…which I’ll have immediately after the Orecchiette… :)

  2. StefanGourmet

    Good luck with apartment!

  3. beccysfoodies

    ahh the all looks so good!!! definitely perfect for autumn! :)

  4. apuginthekitchen

    Each one looks so good I don’t know if I could pick just one. Best of luck selling the apt!

  5. johnnysenough hepburn

    Love the idea of all of these. Yet, I’m drooling over the last one :)