As the leaves begin to change color and the air becomes crisp, it's time to embrace the flavors of fall in your kitchen. Autumn is a wonderful season for cooking and baking, with an abundance of fresh produce and cozy, comforting flavors. To make the most of this season, here are the top five fall recipes you should try in your kitchen by Benchmark Kitchen & Bath:
1. Pumpkin Spice Latte
No fall recipe list would be complete without mentioning the iconic Pumpkin Spice Latte. Embrace the flavors of autumn by making this delicious beverage at home. Combine pumpkin puree, spices like cinnamon and nutmeg, brewed coffee, and warm milk to create a comforting and aromatic latte. Top it with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon for that extra touch of indulgence. Click for Recipe.
2. Butternut Squash Soup
Butternut squash is a quintessential fall vegetable, and what better way to showcase its flavors than in a hearty and creamy butternut squash soup? Roast the squash with a drizzle of olive oil, then blend it with sautéed onions, garlic, and vegetable broth. Season with salt, pepper, and a dash of nutmeg for a soup that warms the soul on a chilly autumn day. Click for Recipe.
3. Apple Crisp
Apples are at their peak during the fall season, making apple crisp a must-try fall dessert. Slice apples and toss them in a mixture of sugar and spices. Top with a buttery crumble made of oats, flour, brown sugar, and butter. Bake until golden and serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for the perfect sweet treat. Click for Recipe.
4. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Glaze
Brussels sprouts are a nutritious and delicious fall vegetable. Roasting them brings out their natural sweetness and adds a delightful crunch. Toss Brussels sprouts with olive oil, salt, and pepper, then roast until golden brown. Finish with a drizzle of balsamic glaze for a flavorful and elegant side dish that pairs well with any autumn meal. Click for Recipe.
5. Cinnamon Apple Bread
There's nothing quite like the aroma of freshly baked bread filling your home, especially when it's a cinnamon apple bread. Combine the comforting flavors of cinnamon and the sweetness of apples in a moist and tender loaf. Enjoy it for breakfast or as a delightful snack with a cup of tea or coffee. Click for Recipe.
Fall is a season of abundance, and these recipes allow you to fully embrace the rich and diverse flavors it offers. Whether you're a fan of savory soups, sweet desserts, or comforting beverages, there's a fall recipe for everyone to enjoy. So, put on your favorite autumn playlist, grab your apron, and let the cooking and baking begin. Kitchen not what you want it to be? Come see us!