The dishes readers—and staffers—couldn't stop making.
At the start of each month, we'll be looking back at the most popular recipes from the previous one, stopping just short of 10 and giving you a helpful tip, technique, or drink instead.
It feels like just yesterday we were gracefully accepting the end of summer—and the beginning of September. I'll spare you the Earth, Wind, & Fire reference (please know that it's taking great personal restraint), but September, it feels like we hardly knew ye. Ye flew by.
Maybe that's because we spent the whole time in the kitchen, celebrating the opportunity (slightly crisper weather, for those of us on the East Coast) to crank up the slow pot, break out the fall flavors, and get our weeknight noodle on.
The following nine recipes were the most popular kids throughout the month—and it's never too late to join the popular group (hint: make one tonight!). As usual, we've also included a "half": not quite a full recipe, but a very useful trick, tip, or cocktail that readers loved.
Hang on, not so fast—you were promised one more half! Here's a tip to reduce your kitchen waste—and to ramp up the flavor in your brines, grain bowls, and salad dressings in the process:
What was the best thing you cooked or baked in September? Let us know in the comments!
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