10/22/2015 01:18 pm ET Updated Oct 22, 2016

10 Recipes to Show Off Fall Vegetables

It's no shocker that amidst our modern world of packaged foods and convenient lifestyles, the culinary movement has been steadily shifting towards a more local, farm-to-table approach to cooking and eating. But although most of us have witnessed this campaign in action, it's not always second nature for us to pick up a vegetable, wash it, and just let it be

As we leave October, let's take advantage of the wonderful produce that is unique to this time of year. Let's head to the farmers markets, grab some turnips and squash, and let them shine. They will be good -- unbelievably good. 

Hearty Kale Salad with Kabocha Squash, Pomegranate Seeds, and Toasted Hazelnuts by Gena Hamshaw


Toro Bravo's Radicchio Salad with Manchego Vinaigrette by Genius Recipes


Kohlrabi Salad by sassyradish


Puréed Parsnip and Cardamom Soup with Caramelized Shallots by alasully


Roasted Garlic Soup with Olive Croutons by linzarella


French "Peasant" Beets by Amy_N-B


Crispy Delicata Rings with Currant, Fennel, and Apple Relish by TheWimpyVegetarian


Crispy Fried Brussels Sprouts with Honey and Sriracha by Merrill Stubbs


Maple Sweet Potato Cakes with Curried Greek Yogurt by foxeslovelemons


Alon Shaya's Whole Roasted Cauliflower and Whipped Goat Cheese by Genius Recipes