Pumpkin pie and cider? Roast turkey and cider? Here’s how to pair ciders with our favorite fall foods. With a relatively low ABV, a fine heritage cider is a perfect partner to autumn foods and dishes.
Whether these are your Thanksgiving libations or you are looking to host a casual happy hour after a day at the orchard or the office, these fall apple cocktails are sure to impress. The best part? They can be prepped ahead for easy serving.
Labor Day has come and gone and we are looking ahead to fall. We’re ready for a break from rosé and are opening these reds on cooler summer nights. End summer on a high note with these favorite red wines that will transition into fall.
Somewhere along the lines, the culinary world eschewed boiled meats and vegetables as “bland” and “boring”–favoring, instead, techniques like searing, blanching, and sautéing. This could not be further from the truth. The basic method of boiling can transform carrots, cabbages and turnips into exquisite vegetables that melt in your mouth–and tough cuts of meat, like brisket or shanks, into tender and succulent wonders.
Squash, pumpkins, and sweet potatoes are some of the ingredients that shine in November. While these make for some great pies, hearty soups, and rich sauces, here are some other ingredients that deserve a little spotlight this month too.
Nothing compares to a perfectly balanced and seasonal cheese spread. Check out these tips to creating a fall cheese board with warm, cozy flavors and a wine to match.
P.S. If you’re interested in the details of how I plan my grilled cheese parties, including the set up, you can check out my How To Plan an Epic Grilled Cheese Party list.
The perfect fall cheese board is well balanced, with sweet, spicy, savory, creamy, and crunchy elements. Check out this spread served with a sweet and spicy pepper jelly and a wine to match.
Keep away the winter chill by cozying up to a comforting bowl of Ham and Sweet Potato Soup! This easy and delicious, paleo friendly recipe, is packed with healthy vegetables and is a great use of leftover ham.
It’s gourd season. Time to hack into these golden dense jewels and make something of them! Try this recipe of acorn squash rounds with a creamy cashew dip and enjoy!
This bright and fresh vegetable noodle bowl can be served cold or warm. It’s great both ways, and will make you feel great from the inside out!
Ready for cozy fall flavors, but maybe not ready for heavy food quite yet? Check out this fun fall cheese board with fig spread, cool cheese and a glass of wine. It’s not too hearty, but it sure tastes like the season.
Looking to add more veggies to your life? Ever heard of Dragon Tongue beans? It’s great in this recipe. Try this as a side dish or as a main dish to pack for the next day!
Create an elegant fall harvest cheese board in just four easy steps. Assemble a beautiful cheese spread garnished with seasonal produce, nuts, homemade apple butter and fresh herbs.
Cool days with warm sunshine and crisp leaves deserve to be paired with wines as versatile and variable as the season’s autumn weather. Check out these red wines that are light enough for a warm fall day, but have enough body to be served with heartier dishes.
Pumpkin cheesecake crumble bars. The name says it all! These bars are full of the best flavors and topped with a crumbly oat topping! The sweet sour cream layer adds a tang that goes well with the pumpkin cheesecake. You will love these!
September is the month when the heat begins to cool off, and the cravings for comfort food begin. This crustless zucchini and rice pie is a hot and cheesy vegetarian dish straight out of the oven. Have this easy-to-make meal for dinner for those cooler nights.
Vermouth and all of its wonderful botanicals is a natural pairing with the flavors of fall. Try this simple ginger cocktail with a few ingredients and tons of flavor.
The first day of autumn will be here before you know it. We are already feeling the cool breezes and getting in the mood for warm bowls of chili, apples galore and the iconic pumpkin. Here are favorite Italian white wines that are the perfect medium body for the season between summer and winter.
September squash? No. This time, it’s all about crisp and juicy pears at the peak of its flavor! Try these five seasonally inspired pear recipes for a main, dessert, or cocktail.