Roasting, braising, baking: Fall recipes

Sweater weather is officially here, marking the return of baking and braising season.

Ready to get cozy and whip up some warm, comforting food? Here are 20 recipes to test in your kitchen this fall:

This March 31, 2014 photo shows roasted butternut and herb tart in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Roasted butternut and herb tart  Layers of Yukon Gold potatoes, onion and butternut squash are sprinkled with fresh herbs and roasted. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Feb. 2, 2011 photo shows maple-garlic roasted parsnips  in Concord, N.H. Maple syrup creates a deliciously sweet glaze in this recipe. If parsnips aren’t your thing, feel free to substitute carrots, beets or other root vegetables.    (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)
Maple-garlic roasted parsnips Looking for a substitute for carrots? Try parsnips. The maple glaze gives this dish a sweet taste. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe) (AP/Larry Crowe)
This Sept. 8, 2011 photo shows autumn roasted tomato and sausage pasta in Concord, N.H. This easy pasta is topped with roasted tomatoes, green peppers, garlic and sausage.    (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Autumn roasted tomato and sausage pasta Toss pasta with a pan of roasted vegetables for a satisfying fall meal. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/Matthew Mead)
This Sept. 12, 2011 photo shows gooey butter pear cake in Concord, N.H.  This recipe uses pear making it a perfect cake for fall.   (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Gooey butter pear cake  Take a break from apples and try baking with pears this fall. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Oct. 3, 2011 photo shows fall stir-fry with mashed potatoes in Concord, N.H. This recipe uses produce and seasonings appropriate to the season.   (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Fall stir-fry with mashed potatoes Swap the rice or noodles for mashed potatoes and the result is something similar to shepherd’s pie. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/Matthew Mead)
This September 28, 2015 photo shows veggie oven hash in Concord, NH. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)This This Sept. 28, 2015, photo shows veggie oven hash in Concord, N.H. This recipe relies on a mix of roasted vegetables for a caramelized sweetness that feels roasty and homey. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Veggie oven hash  This dish has all the flavors of fall. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
In this image taken on Sept. 10, 2012, Butter-cumin Carrots are shown in a serving dish in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Butter-cumin carrots A little seasoning goes a long way. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This September 2016 photo shows braised cauliflower with anchovies and capers in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Lucy Beni via AP)
Braised cauliflower with anchovies and capers Quick trick: Brown the cauliflower in the pan before it’s braised. Find the recipe here. (Lucy Beni via AP) (AP/Lucy Beni)
In this image taken on Jan. 24, 2012, a roasted chicken with chorizo and root vegetables is shown in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Roasted chicken with chorizo and root vegetables Nothing says “cozy fall dinner” quite like a roasted chicken. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This February 2017 photo shows braised chicken with green olives and onions in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Sarah Crowder via AP)
Braised chicken with green olives and onions  Fall days are braise days. Find the recipe here. (Sarah Crowder via AP) (AP/Sarah Crowder)
This Nov. 21, 2011 photo shows Elizabeth Karmel's recipe for roasted cauliflower florets in Concord, N.H. Roasting has the power to transform just about any food, but this effortless cooking technique is most dramatic when applied to winter vegetables.    (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Roasted cauliflower florets Cauliflower has become the darling vegetable of fall. Bring out its flavors with a simple roast in the oven. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Oct. 19, 2011 photo shows apple roasted vegetables in Concord, N.H. Apples can add an unexpected sweet touch to an otherwise savory selection of roasted vegetables.      (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Apple roasted vegetables A sweet spin on roasted vegetables, and a great addition to your Thanksgiving table. Find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/Matthew Mead)
This November 2016 photo shows white and green spinach lasagna in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Sarah Crowder via AP)
White and green spinach lasagna The ultimate one-pan dish. This lasagna is cheesy and loaded with spinach. Find the recipe here. (Sarah Crowder via AP) (AP/Sarah Crowder)
This January 2017 photo shows pasta with sauteed kale and toasted bread crumbs in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Mia via AP)
Pasta with sauteed kale and toasted bread crumbs Breadcrumbs add texture to this veggie pasta dish. Find the recipe here. (Mia via AP) (AP/Mia)
This Sept. 10, 2017 photo shows a fall apple crumble with rosemary and chia seeds in Bethesda, Md. This dish is from a recipe by Melissa d'Arabian. (Melissa d'Arabian via AP)
Apple crumble with rosemary and chia seeds Fall isn’t complete unless there’s an apple dessert of some kind. Find the recipe here. (Melissa d’Arabian via AP) (AP/Melissa d'Arabian)
This Sept. 21, 2017 photo shows butternut squash and leek soup with gruyere pesto toast in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (Sara Moulton via AP)
Butternut squash and leek soup with gruyere pesto toast Load up on butternut squash at the fall farmers markets. Sara Moulton turns it into a delicious soup. Find the recipe here. (Sara Moulton via AP) (AP/Sara Moulton)
This February 2017 photo shows black lentil and butternut dquash in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Sarah Crowder via AP)
Black lentil and butternut squash Lentils and a classic vinaigrette make this butternut squash dish a complete meal. Find the recipe here. (Sarah Crowder via AP) (AP/Sarah Crowder)
This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in May 2018 shows one-pan roasted chicken with root vegetables in Brookline, Mass. This recipe appears in the cookbook “How to Roast Everything.” (Joe Keller/America's Test Kitchen via AP)
One-pan roasted chicken with root vegetables Keep the mess of pots and pans under control with this sheet-pan dinner. Find the recipe here. (Joe Keller/America’s Test Kitchen via AP) (AP/Joe Keller)
This August 2018 photo shows Instant Pot Mediterranean lamb stew. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Cheyenne Cohen via AP)
Instant Pot Mediterranean lamb stew A time-saving way to make a savory lamb stew. Find the recipe here. (Cheyenne Cohen via AP) (AP/Cheyenne Cohen)
This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in September 2018 shows pasta with sausage, kale and white beans in Brookline, Mass. This recipe appears in the cookbook “One-Pan Wonders.” (Joe Keller/America's Test Kitchen via AP)
Pasta with sausage, kale and white beans Sausage, kale and beans make this quick one-pot pasta a hearty meal, perfect for weeknights. Find the recipe here. (Joe Keller/America’s Test Kitchen via AP) (AP/Joe Keller)
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This March 31, 2014 photo shows roasted butternut and herb tart in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Feb. 2, 2011 photo shows maple-garlic roasted parsnips  in Concord, N.H. Maple syrup creates a deliciously sweet glaze in this recipe. If parsnips aren’t your thing, feel free to substitute carrots, beets or other root vegetables.    (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)
This Sept. 8, 2011 photo shows autumn roasted tomato and sausage pasta in Concord, N.H. This easy pasta is topped with roasted tomatoes, green peppers, garlic and sausage.    (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Sept. 12, 2011 photo shows gooey butter pear cake in Concord, N.H.  This recipe uses pear making it a perfect cake for fall.   (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Oct. 3, 2011 photo shows fall stir-fry with mashed potatoes in Concord, N.H. This recipe uses produce and seasonings appropriate to the season.   (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This September 28, 2015 photo shows veggie oven hash in Concord, NH. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)This This Sept. 28, 2015, photo shows veggie oven hash in Concord, N.H. This recipe relies on a mix of roasted vegetables for a caramelized sweetness that feels roasty and homey. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
In this image taken on Sept. 10, 2012, Butter-cumin Carrots are shown in a serving dish in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This September 2016 photo shows braised cauliflower with anchovies and capers in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Lucy Beni via AP)
In this image taken on Jan. 24, 2012, a roasted chicken with chorizo and root vegetables is shown in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This February 2017 photo shows braised chicken with green olives and onions in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Sarah Crowder via AP)
This Nov. 21, 2011 photo shows Elizabeth Karmel's recipe for roasted cauliflower florets in Concord, N.H. Roasting has the power to transform just about any food, but this effortless cooking technique is most dramatic when applied to winter vegetables.    (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Oct. 19, 2011 photo shows apple roasted vegetables in Concord, N.H. Apples can add an unexpected sweet touch to an otherwise savory selection of roasted vegetables.      (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This November 2016 photo shows white and green spinach lasagna in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Sarah Crowder via AP)
This January 2017 photo shows pasta with sauteed kale and toasted bread crumbs in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Mia via AP)
This Sept. 10, 2017 photo shows a fall apple crumble with rosemary and chia seeds in Bethesda, Md. This dish is from a recipe by Melissa d'Arabian. (Melissa d'Arabian via AP)
This Sept. 21, 2017 photo shows butternut squash and leek soup with gruyere pesto toast in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (Sara Moulton via AP)
This February 2017 photo shows black lentil and butternut dquash in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Sarah Crowder via AP)
This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in May 2018 shows one-pan roasted chicken with root vegetables in Brookline, Mass. This recipe appears in the cookbook “How to Roast Everything.” (Joe Keller/America's Test Kitchen via AP)
This August 2018 photo shows Instant Pot Mediterranean lamb stew. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Cheyenne Cohen via AP)
This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in September 2018 shows pasta with sausage, kale and white beans in Brookline, Mass. This recipe appears in the cookbook “One-Pan Wonders.” (Joe Keller/America's Test Kitchen via AP)


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