Certain things conjure up images of autumn, like colorful leaves, football games and hayrides. Food also plays a large part in defining the fall season and many of its celebrations are based on the harvest. We picked our top 10 fall foods based on the fact that we just couldn't get through the season without them.
Take a taste of sweet apples, earthy root vegetables and pork loins and sip the warmth in a mug of hot cider. There's so much to do in the great outdoors during autumn, but it's always nice to look forward to a comforting, warm meal at the end of the day. Bundle up and enjoy these fall flavors!
Blackberry and Gravenstein Apple Galette
Alice Waters, Chez Panisse Fruit
Fall Chicken Fricassee with Barley Pilaf
Roasted Pears and Grapes
Lydia Bastianich, Felidia, New York, NY
Fall Salad with Asian Pears, Walnuts and Sherry Vinaigrette
Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Apples
Roasted Garlic and Scallion Mashed Potatoes
Pumpkin Muffins with Candied Ginger
Roasted Root Vegetable Gratin with Ham and Gruyere Cheese
Butternut Squash Risotto
Joyce Goldstein, Cucina Ebraica
Frances Largeman, RD
Frances Largeman, RD earned her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and completed her dietetic internship at Columbia University in New York City. Frances is the managing editor of FoodFit. Prior to joining FoodFit, Frances was part of the editorial team at Discovery Health Channel's website. Frances gained her clinical experience at the Jon Kaiser Wellness Center in San Francisco, CA, which specialized in integrative medicine.
Frances is active in her professional community as a member of the American Dietetic Association (ADA). She is the Washington, DC area media representative for the ADA. Frances has appeared on local and national TV and has been quoted in the food and health sections of national magazines and newspapers across the country.