If you’re a fall fan, you’re probably celebrating and laying out your flannels right now. If you’re a summer lover, you might be crying as you put away your barbecue. But have no fear—we’ve rounded up some of the best kitchen gear and healthy fall recipes that’ll give everyone a reason to be excited about the return of indoor cooking and cooler weather. Pair these tasty culinary creations with top-notch kitchen accessories, and you’ve got all the ingredients you need for a delicious season of eating (and lots of it).
Serve Up Creamy Potato Soup in a Festive Bowl
Time to get toasty! This plant-based soup from Love & Lemons is perfect for curling up on the couch this season. The best part is, you’ll only spend 40 minutes total preparing it. Come holiday time, you can serve this creamy potato soup in a festive Yuletide Garland 9” Porcelain Stoneware Fluted Bowl for $32.99 (reg. $49).
Cook Sweet-and-Spicy Chicken to Perfection With a Meat Thermometer
Add some spice to your life and enjoy this zesty chicken dish from Country Living, complete with healthy asparagus and fall-fave sweet potatoes. This recipe packs an explosion of flavor you’ll be sure to love and that will have your family asking for more. If you’re a nervous nelly when it comes to making sure your chicken is cooked all the way through, grab the MeatStick X: Wireless Meat Thermometer for $97.99.
Whip Up Broccoli Pesto & Pancetta Pasta With New Cookware
Satisfying your carb cravings doesn’t have to be a guilty pleasure. Eat to your heart’s content and enjoy this quick and easy pasta recipe from BBC Good Food featuring broccoli, cherry tomatoes, pancetta, and more delicious ingredients. Or boost fiber and protein by swapping in chickpea pasta. Then look no further than this Abbio Cookware Set (featured by the Kitchn, Eater, Yummly, and Travel + Leisure) and the food processor you’ll need to make it. Get the cookware set for $250 with code COOKWARE37 (reg. $377), and pick up the processor for $76.99 (reg. $119).
Add Some Flavor to Roasted Brussels Sprouts With a Grater/Zester
We’ve all said it as kids: Brussels sprouts? Ew. But actually, brussels sprouts are making a huge comeback — and if you make ’em right, you’ll understand why! With help from olive oil, parmesan cheese, thyme, lemon juice and zest, parsley, and red pepper flakes, these will become your new favorite vegetable! Ready to shred? Use this Zester & Cheese Grater to help you season these sprouts! $17.99 (reg. $41)
Prepare Fall Veggie Fajitas Safely by Chopping With Sharper Knives
Want to *fall* for some flavor? These fajitas from Better Homes & Gardens are a colorful and appetizing addition to your dinner table. Combining strips of steak and veggies, this recipe is one you’ll want to make again and again. And, if you’ve been missing your grill, you can pull the whole rig back out for cooking the steak to perfection or opt for a handy-as-heck indoor version that’ll also get the job done. For all your slicing and dicing needs, keep your knives nice and sharp (and your fingers safer) with help from the Kickstarter-funded Angle Pro Knife Sharpener with 6″ Chef’s Knife for $67.99 (reg. $79).
Slow-Cook Gingery Chicken With Cabbage Slaw in a Sous Vide Multi-Cooker
If you’re craving something unique, give this slow-cooked dish from Country Living a go! This tasty, tangy chicken and slaw make the perfect set-it-and-forget-it meal. Give your guests something to rave about with the savory tastes of ginger, garlic, jalapeños, rice, cabbage, and more. Use the SOUS°V Pot Precision Sous Vide Multi-Cooker to prepare it for $111 (reg. $129).
Autumn-ize These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Into Leaf-Shaped Treats
There’s always room for dessert! If you’re into fall flavors, you’ll love finishing the night off with these healthy, rich cookies from Food Network. Ingredients like pumpkin pureé, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and, of course, chocolate chips make these cookies a big autumn hit. You could even cut them into fall shapes with these Maple Leaf Cookie Cutters for $13.99 (reg. $27).
Prices subject to change.