Every year, we fall in love with fall all over again – and so much of that is thanks to the seasonal baked goods (from pumpkin pie to apple crisp) and comforting mains (like hearty pastas and creamy soups) we intend to devour weekly. We’re turning to Pinterest to bring you the most popular Food Network Canada recipes you pinned this month. Bring on the meal inspiration and drool-worthy autumn eats!
Slow Cooker Butternut Squash
Come fall, slow cookers might as well become a permanent fixture on every kitchen counter. This butternut squash recipe is the easiest way to prepare the carby veg – and certainly the most delicious.
The Pioneer Woman's Chicken Noodle Soup
Plagued with a stubborn cold? Chicken noodle soup will forever be there to bring you comfort. Ree Drummond’s homemade version features egg noodles and tender morsels of chicken. In related news: here are 20 more foods to soothe a sore throat.
The Pioneer Woman's Make-Ahead Creamy Mashed Potatoes
Ree Drummond spills the secret to making mashed potatoes ahead of time when entertaining. Good news: it’s super easy, and only requires 6 basic ingredients (the addition of cream cheese makes the holiday staple all the more mouthwatering).
Apple Pumpkin Pecan Pie
A common conundrum: the desire to devour all autumnal pies on the Thanksgiving table, without falling into a food coma. This drool-worthy dessert mashup combines apple, pumpkin and pecan, meaning you can indulge in one satisfying slice without regret.
Ina Garten’s Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup
If it wasn’t for creamy, comforting soups and stews, the cold weather would be that much harder to bear. This vegetarian soup from Ina is bursting with flavour. A must-make for mushroom lovers.
Breakfast Skillet with Spinach, Mushrooms and Goat Cheese
Classic fried eggs and toast for breakfast just got a tasty upgrade. This veggie skillet, featuring sautéed mushrooms, garlicky spinach and goat cheese, can be whipped up in less than 20 minutes. Trust us: it tastes restaurant-worthy.
Pumpkin Pie in a Sheet Pan
Instead of baking three separate pumpkin pies to feed a crowd, turn to your trusted sheet pan! This recipe serves at least 16 guests, and can be made ahead.
Giada De Laurentiis' Chicken Cacciatore
For a healthy chicken dinner that’ll still deliver all the comfort, make Giada’s classic cacciatore recipe that takes less than an hour to prep and cook.
Coffee Crisp Cake
Your eyes are not misleading you. This is, in fact, a giant replica of Canada’s iconic Coffee Crisp chocolate bar in cake form. We break down how to bake it. You’ll also love these Canadian kitchen sink cookies.
Giada De Laurentiis' Butternut Squash Tortellini with Brown Butter Sauce
Butternut squash and ricotta cheese stuffed tortellini with a heavenly brown butter sauce is the stuff of comfort food dreams, especially when Giada is behind the recipe.
Bobby Flay’s Pumpkin Ricotta Pancakes with Spicy Apple Caramel Sauce
Classic Sunday morning pancakes deserve a fresh upgrade for the season ahead. How about a pumpkin-ricotta batter, topped with a sweet and tangy apple-cider caramel sauce? We can practically smell the heavenly fall aromas from here.
The Pioneer Woman’s Pulled Pork
Get ready for Game Day with Ree Drummond’s additive, slow-cooked pulled pork sandwiches. So long as you have the patience to roast the meat to perfection, you’ll have guests hankering for thirds.
The Pioneer Woman’s Cowboy Nachos
These are what we like to call next-level nachos. Ree Drummond transforms the late-night snack staple into a meal with the addition of pinto beans, beef brisket, cheese and homemade pico de gallo.
The Pioneer Woman's Slow Cooker Sunday Stew
It doesn’t get more comforting than this hearty, slow-cooked beef stew with noodles dressed in butter, lemon and parsley, together with thick-cut bacon and warming veggies. It’s an incredibly filling dish that’ll warm you up no matter the forecast.
The Pioneer Woman's Orange Blueberry Muffin Tops
The top of a muffin is obviously the best part, and Ree Drummond agrees, so much so that she devoted a recipe to the concept.
20-Minute Leftover Pasta Frittata
If you’re left with more cooked pasta than you can realistically consume in one sitting, don’t reject those leftover noodles! Instead, make them the star of this creative 20-minute pasta frittata. You may even prefer it to the spaghetti dish you intended to make.