The fig also has more fiber -- soluble and insoluble -- than any other fruit, which is great for weight management and cardiovascular health. Try them in this fantastic spaghetti recipe, sure to please the whole family.
The fig is not a true fruit in the botanical sense of the word, but a fleshy receptacle housing thousands of tiny fruits. Add them to a traditional grilled-cheese sandwich for a blast of delicious fall flavor.
Pumpkins, with their sweet, distinct flavor and vibrant color, are often reserved for pies. Yet this ubiquitous gourd can also make a welcome addition to any number of savory preparations. Try them in this complexly flavored seasonal pasta recipe.
Everyone knows the song "Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire." This year, you don't have to wait for Christmas -- simply change the ingredients to chestnuts in soy caramel for a warm and satisfying fall dessert.
Although they are traditional fall-decorating fodder, these gourds manage to look surprisingly fresh. Mixing painted bowls made from dried gourds with a pair of whole crook necks gives the autumnal standbys a life beyond the Thanksgiving table.
Fall means back to school and back to the grind for many of us -- use this stamp craft to turn ordinary folders, clipboards, bulletin boards, and journals into sophisticated school and office supplies.
If you can sew a button, you can make this skirt! Using cut-and-go microfiber suede (the best known: ultrasuede), and an oatmeal canister to create the scalloped edge, this stunning suede skirt will have you easily fashion-forward for fall.