The 10 Most Popular New Recipes of October 2021

published Oct 29, 2021
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Credit: Photo: Joe Lingeman; Food Styling: Anna Stockwell

Believe it or not, the year is quickly winding down. It’s hard to imagine the holiday season will be here before we know it and we’ll soon be closing out 2021. Before we do, however, we’re enjoying the last bits of October — in all its colorful, crisp glory.

It’s been a cozy autumnal month filled with all sorts of good eats. Your favorites were heavy on the comfort food vibes, such as Parmesan potatoes and stracciatella soup, as well as baked treats like coffee cake cookies and butter biscuits. Here are our readers’ favorite recipes from this past October.

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Creamy Italian Dressing
Here is a dressing that combines the irresistible creaminess of Caesar (without the anchovies) with the zing and herbaceousness of Italian dressing.
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Crispy Ramen Omelet with Spam and Spinach
Ramen noodles are tossed with Spam and spinach, then cooked omelet-style until the noodles are crispy.
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The best way to describe this traditional Irish potato dish is that it's like a combination of a pancake, a hash brown, a potato latke, and a rosti.
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Parmesan Potatoes
Melted Parmesan takes these roasted potatoes to a whole new level.
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Coffee Cake Cookies
These crisp and chewy coffee cake cookies are packed with brown sugar and cinnamon, coated in buttery streusel, and finished with a drizzle of sweet icing.
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Butter Biscuits
A simple homemade biscuit dough is baked atop a stick of melted butter, creating light, tender, and extra-buttery biscuits.
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This classic Italian dessert made with egg yolks, Marsala wine, and sugar is light, custardy, and perfect over strawberries.
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Stracciatella Soup
This comforting soup recipe only calls for five ingredients.
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Josephinas, also known as Howell’s Bread, are slices of French bread topped with a mixture of softened butter, freshly shredded Monterey Jack, mayonnaise, garlic, and canned green chiles, then broiled until the bread is crisp and the cheese is melted and golden-brown.
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Caesar Roasted Broccoli
Toss roasted broccoli with Caesar dressing, then shower it with toasted breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese for the ultimate side dish.
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