Let's be real: September feels like an extension of summer. Temperature-wise, anyway. The trees are green, I’m sweating on my walks to work, and my roommate refuses to turn off our A/C and open a window. Right now, I’m still looking for no-cook recipes and holding off on retiring my shorts.
But one day, sooner than later, the breeze will get nippy. The trees will burn orange and red before carpeting dormant grass. The days will get shorter, and instead of spending time outdoors, I’ll want to hover over the heat of a stove.
And when September's sweater weather actually arrives, I'll pull out my comfiest knits and cuddle up to a big pot of soup or stew. Here's what I plan on making: