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Still have some fish leftover from last night's glazed cod dinner? Use it tonight in a steaming pot of chowder! This hearty recipe for smoky fish chowder will warm and fill you up with potatoes, spicy chorizo, and tomatoes.
Chowders are a no-fuss mealtime solution when it comes to large groups: just toss everything in the pot and simmer. So don't fret if you have family in town for the holidays, this recipe serves eight grumbling stomachs. Check out the recipe here.
Although there's no meat, the main course should still be a showstopper, so go all out with roasted vegetable cornucopias with homemade gravy. A tender green salad with champagne vinaigrette completes the meal. Get the recipes for this wonderful menu, after the jump.
Serve them mashed in place of conventional white potatoes; you'll enjoy the same fluffy texture but also gain vitamins, antioxidants, and fiber. Balance out the salt on the table with a dessert-like puree studded with maple syrup and nutmeg, or skip the sugar and try out a savory chipotle version. Try either — or both — when you read on.
Keep things uncomplicated and bake an oyster dressing with bacon and hot sauce outside of the bird. It's spicy, bready, and deliciously briny. Whip up a batch of mashed potatoes loaded with sour cream and white cheddar cheese. Finally, round out the menu with a bourbon-cranberry compote. It's the perfect sweet-tart accompaniment to succulent turkey. To be inspired by this collection of curated recipes, keep reading.
It also earns some healthy bonus points for using whole wheat elbow pasta in lieu of the standard noodles, yet it's still packed with gooey cheese and topped with crunchy breadcrumbs. Need an excuse to indulge? October is National Pasta Month, time to celebrate! Get the recipe now.
This stew utilizes canned cannellini beans and precooked chicken sausage to whip up a meal in minimal time. Diced tomatoes add acidity, and fresh kale adds texture and earthiness. If you've got more time on your hands, use dried beans or uncooked sausage. Whatever you choose, pair it with a crusty baguette and a glass of Pinot for the perfect Fall dinner.
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