Crab Carbonara with Meyer Lemon, Black Pepper, and Parsley Meyer lemon gives some extra vibrancy to this beloved dish of pasta tangled with crab and bacon. Butternut Squash Soup with Curried Pears and Toasted Pecans You can never have too many variations on this indispensable fall soup in your recipe box. Substitute apples for the pears if you have a lot on hand. Sticky Ginger Cake with Caramelized Pears Need to prepare an impressive dessert for a crowd? Grab your muffin tin and make these individual fall cakes.