When it comes to the colder months, holiday hams get all the hoopla. We spend hours developing crispy glazes and smokey-sweet flavors, carving through tasty spirals with gusto. Ham tastes delicious and you can bet we’ll be eating it, but pork stars in tons of other cozy fall dishes, from weekend projects to weeknight mainstays. Whether it’s crispy chops paired with caramelized grapes or a slow-cooked mixture of apples, sage, and brown butter, pork adapts beautifully to fall's rich flavors. No wonder it’s a tasty mainstay of the season.
If you're intrigued by the variety pork provides, for easy weeknight meals as well as dinner party centerpieces, we've picked out 16 of our coziest fall dinners. Go ahead and pig out.