7. Jack O’Lantern Stew
Perfect for Halloween, this dish looks every bit the part for a festive fall meal. It’s got all: peppers, garlic, tomato soup, chicken, rice and more and, wait for it…served in a jack o’lantern bowl! Genius! Just be careful, it’s so good, your kids will definitely be begging for this every Halloween until they’re in college.

8. Roasted Pumpkin Soup with Crispy Duck Confit Relish
This soup recipe is a little bit fancy-pants, but it’s well worth the effort. The flavors just scream autumn thanks to the cinnamon, nutmeg and roasted pumpkin and the duck confit topping gives it a sophisticated twist.