Hummus Bowls

With gardens providing, it's time to embrace the harvest. And before we have cold winds blowing and snow accumulating, get outside and grill that bountiful harvest. A vegetable-packed meal that will have you singing the praises of your garden is the perfect way to bid farewell to September.

Weeknight Shorts: Italian Sausage Pastries

Refrigerated biscuits make sausage pastries (think open-faced sausage rolls) a super simple treat to make. Whether you are serving them as a hearty appetizer or pairing them with a salad for dinner, they are definitely a crowd (and cook) pleaser!

Raspberry Almond Bars

A buttery shortbread bar is given a tangy raspberry filling and crunchy almond crown to make a perfect dessert. Whether you're serving them with coffee in the morning, tea in the afternoon, or with a nightcap after dinner, these charming bars are sure to make your favorites list.

Citrus Bruschetta

A blend of summery flavors, this clever appetizer is a perfect way to enjoy those late harvest tomatoes as fall arrives. Mixing them with chopped oranges gives this dish a brightness that's only enhanced by tangy goat cheese and a drizzle of high quality balsamic vinegar.

Apple-Brie Grilled Cheese

Apples and cheese are a natural duo, so let them shine in a clever grilled cheese sandwich. In this one, crisp apples are paired with creamy brie within slices of crispy, grainy bread to make a lunch that will be requested again and again.

Breakfast Grilled Cheese

Breakfast is easily our favorite meal of the day when grilled cheese gets the morning treatment. An excellent grilled cheese sandwich gets a visit from a perfectly cooked egg and the result is nothing less than drool worthy.

Instant Pot Jambalaya

With our lives becoming more and more complicated, isn't it nice to let trusted kitchen appliances like your Instant Pot help make tonight's dinner easier? Suddenly complex dishes like jambalaya, chock full of sausage and shrimp, are easy weeknight meals.

Lemon Truffles

Bright and creamy, these truffles are just the ticket for feeding your sweet tooth! What's more, they take minutes to make and will carry a wow factor well beyond the effort involved in making a batch.

Nutty Quinoa Salad

A perfect transitional salad, this grain and hearty vegetable salad gets lots of its flavor and texture from nuts. From a creamy peanut butter infused dressing to a crown of mixed chopped nuts, it's a perfect side to grilled or roasted meats or a clever lunch that can serve that role all week.

Mediterranean Lamb Tacos

Tender, seasoned lamb is paired with an inspired fresh salad/relish to make some of the most amazing tacos you've ever had. A complex and flavorful marinade begins the process and after pressure cooking, the meat is slathered with sauce and broiled to render a glistening, crisp crust and nearly buttery within.

Spicy Honeyed Beets

When beautiful beets grace my kitchen, it's time to really let them shine. Cooked until just tender, they are then sautéed in a honey and hot sauce blend that plays beautifully with their natural flavors. It's a perfect transitional side dish for the coming of fall.