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Aug 28, 2007 10:03 AM

September Food Ideas

Hi ~

What are your favorite September foods? We are holding a surprise 30th birthday party for my husband and his twin brother, and would appreciate any menu suggestions that woud fit the season. Folks are traveling to New England, and we'd like to give them a taste of fall...


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  1. Hmmm I'm thinking the end of summer and the last of the summer corn and tomatoes. Is it apple time in your area? Because fall always makes me think of apples.

    1. Autumn is by far my favorite time of year, and New England has some great options for delightful seasonal flavors: sage, maple, blue cheese, mushrooms, pork...
      Soup: Roasted garlic soup
      Salad: Arugula, lardons, blue cheese, walnuts and heirloom tomatoes in a bacon-balsamic vinaigrette
      Mains: Pork chops stuffed with rosemary, mushrooms, blue cheese & country bread or Panko-sage-parmesan crusted pork chops
      Sides: Polenta with blue cheese, pan drippings; stuffed tomatoes with roast corn salad; chipotle mashed potatoes
      Dessert: Maple creme brulee; apple-rosemary cobbler