Fall is officially here, bringing chilly days and brisk winds along with it. Layering on your favorite sweater is one way to stay warm, but cooking is another way to create that cozy feeling unique to this time of year. It’s time to dig up some favorite fall comfort-food recipes!
Instead of hibernating, take advantage of the sun’s warmth before it starts dipping earlier each day and temperatures drop along with winter snow. The fall months are a great time to get outside and enjoy some fun, family-friendly activities.
- Visit a local orchard or farm to capture one of the season’s most quintessential flavors while picking apples – some orchards will offer freshly baked apple pies and hot, spiced cider
- The horizon is painted in rich reds, oranges and golds, making leaf peeping a favorite seasonal pastime; many areas offer fall foliage tours
- Gather family and friends and head out to a local pumpkin patch to pluck your Jack O’Lantern; call ahead and schedule a hayride for your group
Once you get inside, warm up with these fall classics: