Fall Dinner Party Menu

Cozy flavors and seasonal produce highlight this fall dinner party menu. Light a fire, open a nice bottle of wine, and have some friends over to enjoy these harvest-themed, special occasion recipes.

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  • 01 of 07
    Baked Apples and Brie. Pier-Luc Bergeron
    This easy baked apple Brie recipe features hot, melted cheese and baked apples in a delicious contrast of sweet, salty, and earthy flavors. The whole appetizer takes less than 15 minutes to put together and provides an elegant dish for your next gathering.
  • 02 of 07
    Sweet Potato Canapes. Flickr user Elin B
    This easy sweet potato canapés recipe puts a modern spin on holiday sweet potato dishes. This simple French appetizer takes only 15 minutes to make and offers a mouthwatering combination of sweet and salty flavors. Be sure to make a double batch for your holiday table - these sophisticated canapés disappear fast!
  • 03 of 07
    Spinach and Green Apple Salad. Corey Harmon
    Try this spinach and green apple salad recipe for a refreshing post-main course salad. The light, crunchy texture and subtle flavoring complements many styles of dishes, from omelets to roasted poultry to sandwiches.
  • 04 of 07
    Wild Rice Soup. Gabriel Amadeus
    For a comforting, easy dinner simmer up a batch of this creamy wild rice soup recipe. Hearty and nutritious, it's the perfect soup course for a family meal. This cream of wild rice soup recipe also makes a great light lunch when paired with a fresh country loaf and a crispy, green salad.
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  • 05 of 07
    Garlic Herb Roasted Chicken. Laurel Fan
    This delectable garlic herb roasted chicken recipe is a deceptively quick and easy way to make a healthy dinner. The garlic, herbs, and vegetables can be adjusted according to personal taste, so it works as the ultimate family meal. Add a crisp, green salad to complete the wholesome menu.
  • 06 of 07
    Lemon Broccoli with Garlic. Jason Bachman
    This versatile lemon garlic broccoli recipe is quick, easy to prepare, and marvelously wholesome. Serve the steamed broccoli tossed in its special lemon garlic sauce and serve it hot with a special meal or cold as a healthy salad the next day.
  • 07 of 07

    Apple Tarte Tatin Recipe

    Apple Tarte Tatin. ©Sonja Pieper

    Adding a touch of lemon zest and spice really perks up this classically delicious apple tarte Tatin recipe. Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream or Chantilly cream to the dessert for a rich after-dinner treat.

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