Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Favorite Fall Foods

I was listening to the news last night and the weather man was saying there's supposed to be a COLD front (aka a "cool front") coming through sometime this month. Unbelievable. Normally it's around 100 degrees. Give or take a few. So a cool front will sure be nice.

That got me thinking...

Fall is so close that it's not even funny. Summer is my favorite, because I love the heat. Love love love. BUT, Fall makes me really happy. I got married in the Fall and there is so much excitement during this time of year.

So in the spirit, I decided to show y'all some recipes that I plan on making this fall. Enjoy!

Banana Bread
Ingredients:
1 cup butter, soft 
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
3 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons salt
1 cup pecans, toasted
2 cups mashed bananas [or 5 bananas]
2 teaspoons vanilla

Baked Potato Soup
Ingredients:
4 medium potatoes, baked and peeled
2 cans (28 ounces) low-sodium chicken broth
1/2 medium red onion, chopped
4 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
Dash of salt and pepper
1/2 cup shredded white cheddar cheese
3 slices pork bacon, cooked and crumbled
2 tablespoons red onion chopped

Pot Roast
Ingredients:
One 4-pound boneless Chuck roast, neatly tied
Salt and ground pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 medium onion, roughly chopped
3 medium carrots, peeled and sliced
3 celery ribs, sliced
2 bay leaves
2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves
3-4 cups beef broth or stock
4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
4 tablespoons butter, softened

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10 comments:

  1. yes! there is one thing i love about fall and it's all the yummy foods to look forward to!

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  2. I am a total summer girl too! I love the heat! But I feel ya, potato soup is a little hard to suck down when it is 100 degrees :)

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  3. I love all three of these things and seriously whats up with summer? I'm not sure it even came this year. Its going to drop into the 70s this weekend here..!?!>??!>?lsdkfajksdfsklj!

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  4. Baaaanaaana breeeeaaad!!! I'm so excited for Fall foods!!!

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  5. yay! i love everything about fall...especially the food :)

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  6. Mmmm I just made two loafs of banana bread (different recipe) and that potatoes soup looks delicious! All three are my kind of food!

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  7. Ooh, share some of that baked potato soup with me!! :)

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  8. So I want all of those items right now!!!! Send me them please!! Glad you linked up with us friend!! xoxo

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  9. fall foods are some of my favourites! might have to make that pot roast!

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  10. The cold front's in Dallas - it is 78 right now! Feels so good. Makes me want all of these recipes. Even though it was 100+ on Monday, I had cheddar broccoli soup - it was amazeo!

    Thanks for linking up - we love seeing you on there! :)

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