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Pumpkin: You either love it or hate it. So if you’re in the camp that would prefer to decorate a pumpkin than eat it, you’re in good hands. Here, 14 drool-inducing recipes that have absolutely nothing to do with pumpkin.

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Winter Squash Pancakes

Topped with crispy sage and brown butter, this is a decadent, delicious seasonal treat.

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Butternut Squash Gratin

A healthier version of the one that Grandma serves but just as flavorful.

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Spicy Sausage and White Bean Soup

Perfect for a lazy Sunday watching the Cowboys. Add collards to amplify the Southern flavor.

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Maple Pecan, Apple and Arugula Salad

So what if we can’t go apple picking in Dallas? This recipe celebrates fall's favorite fruit in a big way.

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Grilled Cheese Roll-Ups

A grilled cheese that you can dip. Need we say more?

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Oktoberfest Sheet-Pan Brats with Roasted Vegetables

So, so easy. And all of your German friends will totally be impressed.

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Red Wine Hot Chocolate

Treat yourself.

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Cheesy Garlic Parmesan Spinach Spaghetti Squash

You use an entire bag of spinach for this recipe and you would never know it.

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Mini Mason Jar Apple Pies

Everything tastes better eaten out of a mason jar.

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Cranberry-Glazed Sticky Chicken Wings

A fresh take on incorporating cranberries this season, and with just five ingredients, it’s almost foolproof.

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Jolly Rancher Candy Apples

Kicking our favorite fall treat up a notch.

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Twizzlers Twists and Reese's Pieces Peanut Butter Cake

Hey, we have to do something with the kids’ Halloween candy.

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Cauliflower Cheddar Pancakes

Bust out these crowd-pleasers for an unexpected appetizer at your next tailgate. Plus, they are gluten-free so you get bonus points.

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Hard Apple Cider Floats

Hey you, pumpkin spice latte addicts: Give some other autumn drinks a chance. (This one’s totally worth it.)

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