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Fall Flavor: Fall Foods/Comfort Foods

Cozy up this fall with delicious comfort foods that will warm your heart and soul!

As the crisp autumn  air settles in there’s nothing quite like indulging in a warm and comforting dish that’s perfectly captures the flavor of the season from hearty soups to freshly baked bread and comfort and casserole while offers a delightfully array of comfort foods that will satisfy your cravings and when we are sold get ready to Cozy up and Savor the Flavors of fall with these mouth watering recipes. 


1, Savory butternut squash soup – 

  • Ingredients: 
  • One medium butternut squash peeled seeded and Cubed 

– one onion chopped 

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– two cloves garlic minced

–  four cup vegetable broth

–  one teaspoon dry thyme

–  Salt and Pepper to taste 

– and some optional  toppings: toasted pumpkin seeds, a drizzle of olive oil or a double sour cream. 

  • instructions:
  • In a large pot saute the onion and garlic until fragrant
  •  add the butternut squash cubes and cook for a few minutes 
  • pour in the vegetable broth and bring to a boil reduce heat and simmer until the squash is tender
  •  using an immersion blender or regular blender puree the soup until smooth 
  • season with thyme, add salt and pepper for taste  and serve  hot with your favorite toppings. 
Delicious homemade butternut squash soup!

2, homemade pumpkin bread – 

  • Ingredients
  • 1 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  •  1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 
  • 1  teaspoon ground cinnamon 
  • 1/2 half a teaspoon of ground nutmeg  
  • ½ teaspoon ground clove
  •  1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 
  • ½ cup unsalted butter softened
  •  ½ cup granulated sugar
  •  two large eggs
  •  1  can pumpkin puree 
  • 1/3 cup of water. 


  • Preheat oven to 350°( 175°) grease and flour a loaf pan
  • In a  medium Bowl whisk together the flour baking soda salt cinnamon nutmeg clove and Ginger
  • In a separate large bowl cream together the butter and the sugar until light and fluffy
  • beat in the eggs one at a time followed by pumpkin puree gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients alternating with the water.
Delicious pumpkin bread!

Fall Comfort foods are the best because they bring a sense of warmth Nostalgia and coziness during the Autumn season they have a way of soothing our souls and satisfying our cravings for hearty flavorful dishes whether it’s a bowl of steaming soup a slice of freshly baked bread or a comforting casserole fall comfort food provide a sense of comfort and intelligence that is hard to resist they are like a warm hug on a chilly day making them the perfect companion for the Cozy Vibes of fall so grab a blanket gather around the table and enjoy the deliciousness of fall cover Foods. 

 During the fall people enjoy a variety of comforting food such as pumpkin spice treats, apple pies, hearty soups, roasted vegetables and warm drinks like hot chocolate and spiced cider. These flavors are dishes that are beloved for their cozy and seasonal appeal. What’s your favorite fall food?

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Megan M Baugher
Megan M Baugher, Student Writer

Megan Baugher is a Student in the Blended Virtual Program.  It is her 4th year in the program.  She enjoys listening to music, writing and being outside in nature and taking pictures.  She enjoys watching Ghost Adventures and also likes to watch lots of YouTube and taking long walks around her neighborhood . 

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