Whether or not you’re a fan of Barefoot Contessa, Cook Like a Pro or her many cookbooks, chances are you’ve at least heard of Ina Garten. She’s the business-savvy cooking show host that makes every meal seem effortless, turning even the simplest meals (like roast chicken) into something worthy of celebration.
Garten lives in the Hamptons, which are most well known for their summer soirees, but come September, things start to cool down. Soon enough, the leaves are changing and cold ocean winds are blowing, and that’s when Garten does some of her best work.
Craving decadent sweets now that baking season has officially begun? Garten’s got ya. Looking for a variety of soups to serve up on chilly nights? She’s your girl. Whether you’re planning simple fall family dinners or elaborate cozy dinner parties, these are our favorite Ina Garten recipes for when the weather starts to cool off. Take a look and decide what you’ll put on your autumn menu.
A version of this article was originally published September 2018.