October Dinner Recipes You’ll Adore

It’s October, and it seems like the fall season has finally arrived, and it’s time to change your cooking lineup to suit it! There are many tried and true recipes that might come to mind, but why not try and go out of your comfort zone to try something new? Who knows what you might discover!
You should always strive to impress both your family and your guests with delicious new dishes.

Here are some of my favorite new and unconventional recipes, most of which I found recently - each one will leave you stunned and asking for more.


  • Under 30 MINUTES
  • 30 MINUTES - 1 hours
  • more than 1 hours
White Chocolate Caramel Fudge
Via barefeetinthekitchen.com
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​White Chocolate Caramel Fudge

Mary from Bare Feet in the Kitchen likes to make a lot of different things with caramel, and they all turn out great – this is no exception. Fudge recipes are never out of style, and this one is perfect for the upcoming holiday season.

The white chocolate is something not used commonly, and it blends perfectly with the caramel to create a truly unique flavor that is hard to pass on.

Jalapeño Popper Quesadillas
Via hungryfoodlove.com
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​Jalapeño Popper Quesadillas

This is a unique recipe thought of by Melissa from Hungry Food Love, and it draws heavily from Mexican cuisine.

The cream cheese is the real secret to the deliciousness of these quesadillas and the way it mixes with the tortillas and melted cheddar cheese is simply superb.

It is easy to make and a great evening meal for the entire family.

Easy Honey Lime Salmon
Via funnyloveblog.com
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​Jalapeño Popper Quesadillas

A one-skillet, 5-ingredient seared salmon recipe that yields tender, flaky, flavorful salmon every time.

The salmon is finished in the broiler to char the lime just lightly, which lends a wonderful smoky flavor to the finished dish.

Late Summer Panzanella Style Salad
Via cookingwithawallflower.com
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​Late Summer Panzanella Style Salad

Toasted seasoned bread, chopped tomatoes, creamy burrata, refreshing cucumbers, red onions,sweet figs, avocado, and strawberries tossed with red wine vinegar and olive oil until well coated.

This late summer panzanella style salad is soo delicious and perfect as an appetizer or as a meal.

Mongolian Glazed Grilled Steak
Via lifeloveandgoodfood.com
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​Mongolian Glazed Grilled Steak

Sheila from Life, Love and Good Food is always raving about delicious ethnic dishes she discovered, and this Mongolian steak is no different.

The glaze used in this steak, as well as the unique technique for applying, is what gives this steak its crispy and light coating.

The glaze uses ginger root, maple syrup, and ketchup, among other things. The taste is like nothing else you can imagine!

Halloween Stuffed Peppers Jack O Lanterns
Via itsyummi.com
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​Halloween Stuffed Peppers Jack O Lanterns

This easy, kid-friendly Halloween dinner features orange bell peppers stuffed with a mixture of seasoned ground beef, rice, mushrooms, onions, and homemade roasted bell pepper sauce.

If you want a healthier meal, substitute ground chicken or turkey!

Most of these recipes have been a hit with both my friends and family and they are easy to make, even for a beginner. I hope you liked them as well and that you found at least one which will become a staple of your dinner table this month.

If you liked some of these recipes, sound off in the comments and tell me which one you like best and why. Maybe even give some thoughts on improving them, if you want – there is always room to make these great dishes even better. Hope I helped, have a great dinner.

Paula Hughes

I’m Paula, and I’m absolutely in love with food blogs. I’m a foodie at heart but being the mother of two small boys, it’s not always easy to keep up with fancy dinners… so I rely on the support of other blogging moms like me to help along the way.

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