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White Cheddar Macaroni and Cheese Stuffed Squash

Twas a dark and stormy night, and I decided to make this Macabre-Roni and Cheese Stuffed Squash. However, as I added the ingredients, I soon realized I was creating a MONSTER!!! This bubbling, cheesy creation threatened to overwhelm my unsuspecting sauce pot. As lightning struck, and I brought the concoction to my quivering lips I realized my taste bust were ALIVE!!!! While I have scaled down this recipe for a reasonably sized household, it’s potency will none-the-less leave your family ghoulishly grinning for more.

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Fabulously Fall Butternut Squash Ricotta Stuffed Shells

Nothing puts me in the fall mood like these delicious stuffed shells for dinner. They aren’t your typical Italian stuffed shells. These encapsulate so many beautiful savory flavor. They can be a bit tricky to assemble at first, but I assure you, once you make these they will be added to your recipe collection, I know that’s exactly what I did anyway.

So if you like the idea of having sausage, pasta, ricotta, and butternut squash all rolled into one amazing meal, read on!

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How to Make this Salty Sweet Bacon Crack

This is an EASY treat to make and absolutely delicious. I’ll be honest, it was so simple to make that I didn’t really have much faith in the taste, but I was blown away! It’s everything you would want in a little treat. It’s sweet, it’s salty and it can be a tasty decoration in a big bowl of pumpkin ice cream. No matter how you eat this, you won’t be let down by the flavor.

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How To Make My Mother’s Chicken Soup with Dumplings for Cold and Flu Season!

It’s cold and flu season!!! YAY!!!! Not really, it’s horrible. I don’t like cold weather, but cold weather AND being sick is the worst! But I have the perfect chicken soup that you can freeze and heat up when you need it. I’m going to show you how to make your own chicken broth, and then how to make the actual soup as well as some fluffy dumplings that cook in the broth. It’s so good and I promise you, you’ll never have the canned version again!

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French Laundry’s Sweet Potato Agnolotti with Sage Cream, Brown Butter and Prosciutto

If you’re looking to up your culinary craft this weekend, this recipe straight from the French Laundry Cookbook should get you inspired. It’s technically challenging, but should you make it through all the steps you’ll end up with a homemade agnolotti filled with bacon and sweet potatoes, covered in a fresh Sage Cream, and drizzled with brown butter and pieces of prosciutto. It’s a fantastic way to welcome in October, and for me, this was a birthday meal I’m sure to remember!

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How to Make this Delicious Caramel Apple Martini

Here in Massachusetts fall starts to show around the middle of September. The mornings are chilly and in the evenings you the smell of fireplaces burning is in the air.

I’m a huge fan of cooking around the themes of the seasons, and what better way to spoil yourself with an easy to make Caramel Apple Martini. It also comes with an adorable sweet apple, caramel and peanut garnish that just brings everything together.

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How to Make Gravlax and Caviar Breakfast Toast

You may not be able to go to a five-star hotel right now, but that’s no reason not to have a breakfast like you’re in one! This is a really luxurious breakfast and yet it’s not as expensive as you would think. The sourdough and the yogurt help to balance out the saltiness of the Caviar and the Gravlax adds protein and depth to the flavor. This was easy to put together and looked extremely elegant.

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How to Make This Pumpkin and Spinach Risotto with Seared Scallops

Just because Summer is about to be over doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to seafood. I love this dish because it’s the best of both worlds and I feel fits perfect in that not quite summer, but not quite fall season transition. The sweetness of the scallops complements the richness of the pumpkin and spinach risotto. Also, don’t be intimidated by cooking the scallops or the risotto. It’s not as hard as you think.

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How to Make this Spicy Apple-Glazed Chicken and Gorgonzola Grits

My husband LOVES chicken. Seriously, this guy could eat it every night. For me, I find chicken to be particularly tasteless so I’m always looking for ways to dress it up. Here in Massachusetts, we’re getting ready for fall, and for me, that means enjoying warmer and more comfort style food. This apple butter glazed chicken is a nice way to start warming up to the fall season, and the gorgonzola grits make this a deliciously savory dish. Keep reading to get this fantastic recipe.

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How to Make Slow Cooker Bourbon Apple Butter for Fall

Once a year my parents use to take my sisters and me to Pennsylvania to see my grandmother. In the back of her home, she grew apple trees and she would make apple chips and canned apple butter. In Florida, we didn’t really have apple butter, or at least it wasn’t really kept in our home pantry, so it was truly special to have. September is the start of the fall season so why not embrace it with this tantalizing Bourbon apple butter!

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