The Top 10 Recipes of October

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Playing How to Make Stroganoff Casserole By Rachael
How to Make Stroganoff Casserole By Rachael

Fall is here to STAY, everyone (until December, that is)! And your meal choices are definitely reflecting it.

Sticking with the cozy theme of September's favorites, there are lots of hearty pastas and roasts on October's list, but there was one classic casserole (with an upgrade!) that reigned supreme.

(Seriously, you all LOVED it.)

Drum roll, please ....

1. Rachael's Stroganoff Casserole

stroganoff casserole
Rachael Ray Show

How do you upgrade a classic? By melting a layer of gruyere cheese on top, for starters!

Watch Rach make it in the video above.

GET THE RECIPE: Rachael's Stroganoff Casserole

2. Rachael's Toasted Cacio e Pepe

Toasted Cacio e Pepe
Rachael Ray Show

Toasting the spaghetti in butter before cooking it adds a delicious nutty flavor.

GET THE RECIPE: Rachael's Toasted Cacio e Pepe

3. Rachael’s Chicken and Vegetable Ragu with Rigatoni

Chicken and Vegetable Ragu with Rigatoni
Rachael Ray Show

Rach pulls together a hearty rosemary-infused chicken and veggie ragu that’s just right for tossing with tubes of rigatoni.

GET THE RECIPE: Rachael’s Chicken and Vegetable Ragu with Rigatoni

4. Rachael's Tray Roast: Sausages with Roasted Cabbage and Potatoes

tray roast
Rachael Ray Show

This easy oven roast of Bratwursts, cabbage, onions and potatoes is finished with fried sage leaves.

GET THE RECIPE: Rachael's Tray Roast: Sausages with Roasted Cabbage and Potatoes

5. Rachael's Pot Roast, Tuscan-Style

Pot Roast
Rachael Ray Show

A braised roast and vegetables makes for the ultimate cold weather comfort food.

GET THE RECIPE: Rachael's Pot Roast, Tuscan-Style

6. Instant Pot Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes

Instant Pot
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Check out this hack for making meatloaf in a bundt pan, then pressure cooking it with potatoes from food blogger Jeffrey Eisner.

GET THE RECIPE: Instant Pot Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes

7. Carla Hall’s Brown Sugar Baked Chicken

Brown Sugar Chicken
Rachael Ray Show

A tangy hot glaze = lip-smackin’ chicken.

GET THE RECIPE: Carla Hall’s Brown Sugar Baked Chicken

8. Rachael's Creamy Three-Meat Ragu with Pappardelle & Burrata

Rachael's Creamy Three-Meat Ragu with Burrata & Pappardelle
Rachael Ray Show

Need a long night's rest? Make this ragu for dinner. It will put you out like a light and make you feel profoundly satisfied.

GET THE RECIPE: Rachael's Creamy Three-Meat Ragu with Pappardelle & Burrata

9. Rachael's Spaghetti Squash with Pesto alla Genovese

Spaghetti Squash alla Genovese
Rachael Ray Show

A classic pesto gets paired with veggie "noodles" for a yummy gluten-free twist on pasta night.

GET THE RECIPE: Rachael's Spaghetti Squash with Pesto alla Genovese

10. Rachael's Charred Eggplant and Meat Sauce with Paccheri

Rachael’s Charred Eggplant and Meat Sauce with Paccheri
Rachael Ray Show

The technique used here, halving and broiling eggplant rather than roasting it whole, trims cooking time to fit a 30-minute meal.

GET THE RECIPE: Rachael's Charred Eggplant and Meat Sauce with Paccheri

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