We're definitely all thinking it: How is it September already? Is summer really over? But don't be glum — we're heading into one of our favorite times of year for cooking! These are the days when chilly evenings make it a pleasure to be in the kitchen, especially when the result is something that fills the house with tantalizing aromas.
We've gathered here some of the recipes that we think are essential for this time of year, like our favorite homemade sandwich bread, stovetop mac n' cheese for a cozy weeknight meal, snack bars to help you through your longest days, and maple blondies for a quick and well-deserved treat.