If Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer and grilling season, then Columbus Day is the unofficial beginning of fall and roasted dishes. Have some time to spare this weekend? Grab those knives out, pull out the curry powders and get to work. These are five recipes that will bring the flavors and feel of the season into your kitchen.
Zucchini Pancake With Blistered String Beans and Yogurt
The line at Sqirl, a tiny, hip Los Angeles café, may be neverending, but it’ll only take 30 minutes to recreate owner Jessica Koslow’s gluten-free zucchini pancake, which the chef serves alongside blistered string beans and a dollop of Greek yogurt. The key ingredient? Chickpea flour, which thickens the batter. Try it at home.
Roasted Acorn Squash with Chile Vinaigrette
The Tart Tart's Roasted Acorn Squash with Chile Vinaigrette Acorn makes for a great side dish. The squash has a wonderful heft to it, making it a satisfying substitute for meat along with its tangy and bright chile vinaigrette.
Moqueca de Peixe (Traditional Fish Stew of Brazil)
This traditional Brazilian seafood dish recipe from Kitchen Corners comes from the state of Bahia in northern Brazil. The dish, moqueca de peixe, (moo-KAY-ka duh PAY-shuh) is a tropical fish stew fragrant with garlic and peppers, and enriched with coconut milk.
Curried Carrot, Apple and Peanut Soup
The flavors in this curried carrot, apple and peanut soup from The Law Student's Wife scream for attention! This is just the soup you need a big bowl of on days when the wind chill prevents you from even stepping out of the house.
Garlic and Shrimp Quinoa
This east shrimp and quinoa dish from Easy As Apple Pie is so simple and easy to make. Whip up this dish in 35 minutes or so for a delicious, flavorful meal at home. The nutty flavors of the quinoa will bring a Fall time feel.