30 Perfect November Recipes, Including Apple Pie Blondies & Garlicky Smashed Potatoes (2024)

    These are the recipes you'll want to make on repeat leading up to your Thanksgiving feast.

    by Hannah LoewentheilBuzzFeed Staff

    And just like that, it's November already. The seasons is changing quickly, and so is the fresh produce! So here's some inspiration that will help you make the most of the best seasonal ingredients as we move into late fall. Keep reading for cozy dinners, festive co*cktails, Thanksgiving sides, and more peak fall meals.

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    This loaf is naturally sweetened but not too sweet (thanks to fresh figs), which makes it just perfect for breakfast.

    Recipe: Banana Fig Bread Recipe With Fresh Figs

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    Add scrambled eggs to anything and it becomes perfectly appropriate for a morning meal. Case in point: this decadent grilled cheese.

    Recipe: Breakfast Grilled Cheese with Soft Scrambled Eggs and Pesto

    3. Menemen (Turkish Egg Scramble)

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    Chilly mornings call for comforting scrambled eggs baked in buttery, spiced tomato sauce.

    Recipe:Menemen (Turkish Egg Scramble)

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    An easy make-ahead breakfast — prepare this baked oatmeal on Sunday, and enjoy it all week long.

    Recipe: Vanilla Brown Butter Pear Baked Oatmeal

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    It's hard to disagree that there are few combinations that go better together than bacon and Brussels sprouts.

    Recipe: Brussels Sprout Frittata With Bacon and Parmesan

    7. Cranberry and Orange Buttermilk Breakfast Cake

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    Breakfast cake is something we can all get behind.

    Recipe:Cranberry and Orange Buttermilk Breakfast Cake

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    This meatless main is so filling thanks to tahini, protein-packed chickpeas, and warm pita bread for dipping.

    Recipe: Cauliflower Shawarma With Green Tahini and Fried Halloumi

    9. Roasted Pumpkin With Yogurt Sauce and Pine Nuts

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    Add this to your fall dinner rotation. You can always swap the pumpkin for sweet potatoes, carrots, or any winter squash.

    Recipe:Roasted Pumpkin With Yogurt Sauce and Pine Nuts

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    The best thing about baked eggs is you can enjoy them any time of day: breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner. Just don't skimp on some crusty bread for dipping.

    Recipe: Baked Eggs With Swiss Chard and Green Olives

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    Time to rejoice: It's officially soup season.

    Recipe: Smoky Potato and Kale Soup

    12. Bacon and Leek Pasta

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    This 30-minute meal is perfect for those lazy nights when you don't want a big production in the kitchen but you're craving something cozy.

    Recipe:Bacon and Leek Pasta

    13. Paprika-Parmesan Smashed Potatoes With Garlic Aioli

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    These might just be the crispiest ever potatoes, and the garlic aioli is the icing on the cake.

    Recipe:Paprika-Parmesan Smashed Potatoes with Garlic Aioli

    14. Portobello Mushroom Fajitas

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    Serve these fajitas DIY style with your favorite toppings like pico de gallo, salsa, and guacamole. And you could always swap in any protein for the portobello mushrooms.

    Recipe:Portobello Mushroom Fajitas

    15. Harvest Squash and Ricotta Stuffed Shells

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    It doesn't get much more comforting than cheesy stuffed shells. These also pack plenty of veggies likezucchini, butternut squash, and yellow squash in a rich Alfredo sauce.

    Recipe:Harvest Squash and Ricotta Stuffed Shells

    16. Swedish Meatball Pasta

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    Sure, you could pair Swedish meatballs with mashed potatoes. But why not toss them with your favorite pasta in this family-friendly skillet dinner?

    Recipe:Swedish Meatball Pasta

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    The great thing about enchiladas are that they're so customizable. Grab a bottle of your favorite store-bought sauce, a package of tortillas, and whatever fillings you're craving (like this sweet potato and black bean duo).

    Recipe: Black Bean Sweet Potato Enchiladas

    18. Cranberry Rosemary One Pan Chicken

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    Looking for a chicken dish that's easy enough to whip up on any average weeknight or special enough for an occasion? This one's got you covered.

    Recipe:Cranberry Rosemary One Pan Chicken

    19. Butternut Squash Gratin With Leeks, Sage, and Walnuts

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    This cheesy vegetable side dish is the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving table (or really your dinner table any night of the week).

    Recipe:Butternut Squash Gratin With Leeks, Sage, and Walnuts

    20. Miso Braised Cabbage

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    Miso adds a delicious richness to braised cabbage, transforming it from an average vegetable side to a dish that might just steal the dinner show.

    Recipe:Miso Braised Cabbage

    21. Roasted Carrots With Honey and Garlic Yogurt Sauce

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    Garlicky yogurt sauce, chopped pistachios, and sweet honey are ideal complements to roasted carrots.

    Recipe:Roasted Carrots With Honey and Garlic Yogurt Sauce

    22. Roasted Butternut Squash Soup With Persimmon

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    Persimmon in soup? Believe it or not, this seasonal fruit gives a bowl of butternut squash soup that ever-so-sweetje ne sais quoi.

    Recipe:Roasted Butternut Squash Soup With Persimmon

    23. Caramelized Brussels Sprout Toast With Burrata & Bacon

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    Let's hear it for elevated toast. Serve it for lunch, dinner, or on bruschetta as a festive party app.

    Recipe:Caramelized Brussels Sprout Toast With Burrata & Bacon

    24. Bourbon Sweet Potato Pie

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    For those who can't choose between savory and sweet, this autumnal pie satisfies both cravings, thanks to a spiced sweet potato filling and an airy marshmallow topping.

    Recipe:Bourbon Sweet Potato Pie

    25. French Pear Cake

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    For a French-inspired cake that looks très sophistique, this pear medley is actually surprisingly simple to whip up from scratch.

    Recipe:French Pear Cake

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    If you've already had enough apple pie this fall to get you to next year, mix things up with these apple-infused blondies.

    Recipe: Brown Butter Apple Blondies

    27. Cranberry Caramel Bars

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    Between the nutty oat crust, the tart cranberries, and the sweet caramel, these dessert bars are guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser.

    Recipe:Cranberry Caramel Bars

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    The holidays are almost here, and you probably need some co*cktail recipes up your sleeve. Introducing: a classic whiskey co*cktail with a seasonal twist.

    Recipe: Spiced Persimmon Bourbon Old Fashioned

    29. Honey Pear Margaritas

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    Holidays and family time go smoother when there's tequila involved.

    Recipe:Honey Pear Margaritas

    30. Winter Cranberry Aperol Spritz

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    If you thought Spritz season was over, don't fret. This cranberry version is perfect for the cooler months. It's a little bitter, tart, sweet, and bubbly with every sip.

    Recipe:Winter Cranberry Aperol Spritz

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