Fall Recipes Index

A review of the 6 Quart Premium Cosori Pressure Cooker, and a delicious, easy, and quick recipe for Chicken Adobo in a pressure cooker, plus, a giveaway!

6 Quart Cosori Pressure Cooker Review & Giveaway

I was sent a Cosori Premium 6 quart Pressure Cooker to review, and compensated for my time, but all opinions in this piece are my own. THE WINNER…

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Blue Ribbon Apple Pie

Apple Pie Recipe and the Winner of the Pie Crust Showdown

Pie. We love it. Apple pie? Even better!!! What if you knew you had a recipe for homemade apple pie that was totally excellent? A recipe…

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Best Roast Chicken in a Cast Iron Skillet has many innovative ideas, that take a simple Roast Chicken from Good, to GREAT.

Best Roast Chicken Recipe

Nom, Nom, Nom.     This recipe is a hybrid of the roast chicken recipes of three great chefs: Julia Child, Jacques Pepin,…

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Women's KENZIE Vineyard Dream Apron

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals on Flirty Aprons

Product was provided for free however the review is my honest opinion and includes affiliate links. Before Thanksgiving, I had the opportunity to…

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BLT Quiche

BLT Quiche: My Contribution to #QuicheFeast

When Cabot Cheese told me they were partnering with King Arthur Flour in a #QuicheFeast, I knew I had to be a part, and what happened next was a BLT…

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This recipe for Bourbon Pumpkin Cheesecake with Bourbon Sour Cream Glaze is one of the most amazing Thanksgiving Desserts you'll ever try!

Bourbon Pumpkin Cheesecake with Bourbon Sour Cream Glaze

 My daughter LOVES pumpkin pie, AND she loves cheesecake, and she was TORN between which to ask for for her birthday dessert. And then, I…

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Buttermilk Biscuits with Chives and Black Pepper take a humble pot of soup, and turn it into a special meal. #biscuits #buttermilk #easy #homemade #fromscratch

Buttermilk Biscuits with Chives and Black Pepper

    Homemade biscuits, made from scratch, are easy to do. Yet, they take a somewhat humble bowl of soup, and turn it into a…

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This fall recipe for roasted butternut squash with pine nuts, sage, and browned butter is the perfect comfort food for a cozy autumn evening. #ButternutSquash #bacon #sage #pasta #fallrecipe

Butternut Squash Pasta with Pine Nuts, Sage, and Browned Butter

This recipe for roasted butternut squash with pine nuts, sage, and browned butter is the perfect comfort food for a cozy autumn evening. The first…

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Campbell’s Food Community: Earn Amazon Gift Codes

This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.   Calling all Foodies who'd like to earn Amazon…

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Caponata & Baguette

Caponata: A Delicious Appetizer You Can Make in Advance

I got more eggplant in my CSA box a few weeks ago, and my daughter was getting burnt out on Eggplant Parm (which would never, ever happen to either…

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Upside-Down Caramelized Pear Tart Made in a Cast Iron Skillet

Caramelized Upside-Down Pear Tart

  I made this recipe, Caramelized Upside-Down Pear Tart, about three years ago for Thanksgiving. Then, I forgot about it. Then, I saw…

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Chop Chop Fun Cooking Magazine for Kids and a Cabot Cheese Giveaway

Chop Chop Magazine and Cabot Cheese Giveaway

You're here for the cheese giveaway, right? Mmmhmm. That's what I thought. Well, BEFORE I tell you how to enter to win said cheese, let me give…

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What to do with leftover turkey: Creamy Smoked Turkey and Wild Rice Soup

Creamy Smoked Turkey & Wild Rice Soup Recipe

Every Thanksgiving weekend, on the first or second day after Thanksgiving, my husband makes us one of my most favorite recipes of the year: Smoked…

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Crispy Chewy Oatmeal Walnut Cookies #backtoschool #cookies #oatmeal #crispy #chewy #walnut #Bosch

Crispy Chewy Oatmeal Walnut Cookies

This post contains an affiliate link. If you purchase something from the link to Bosch Mixers, you'll get a great money saving discount, and I'll…

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Hit Play: Talk to Your Doctor About Treatment Options for Your Hip and Knee Pain

Don’t Be Stuck on “Pause”: Hit “Play” On Your Life

This post was sponsored by DePuy Synthes as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central, however all opinions expressed in my post…

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Food Advisory Panel Earn Amazon Gift Cards #sponsored

Earn Amazon eGiftcards Through Sharing Your Opinion on Snacks

This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.  This post contains a way for you to earn Amazon…

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The Noble German Shepherd

Earn Amazon Gift Codes as an Honorary Advisor to Hills

This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.  I've had 5 dogs, in my lifetime. I cannot…

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Easy Cranberry Orange Apple Walnut Relish is the easiest, quickest recipe you'll make for Thanksgiving or Christmas, but it's so delicious that it will become a family tradition.

Easy Cranberry-Orange-Apple-Walnut Relish

Refreshing and palate-pleasing, a bite of Easy Cranberry Orange Apple Walnut Relish is the divine soulmate to a bite of turkey. It's also the perfect…

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Five Ingredient Maple Dijon Chicken: Easy and Delicious

Here's a recipe that's so easy, so flavorful, and so delicious that you'll be GLAD to add this one to your weeknight repertoire. I don't even need to…

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Cold/Flu Season calls for Flu-Fighter Soup: Chicken Soup with Greens and Garlic.

Flu-Fighter Soup: Chicken Soup with Greens and Garlic

Flu Fighter Soup Boosts Your Immune System When Cold/Flu Season hits, you need to become a Flu-Fighter. You need a weapon that will boost your…

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Earn Amazon gift codes/month participating in a private online community exclusive to foodies

Foodies Can Earn Amazon Gift Codes by Sharing Their Opinions

    This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Do you love to share your thoughts…

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Fresh Apple and Toasted Walnut Cake with Warm Apple Cider and Brandy Sauce #recipe #fall #fallrecipe #falldessert #apple #applecake

Fresh Apple and Toasted Walnut Cake with Warm Apple Cider and Brandy Sauce

How about a dessert that celebrates the goodness of the fall harvest? This Fresh Apple Toasted Walnut Cake is so delicious it had me dreaming about…

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A Thanksgiving appetizer that's quick, easy, beautiful, and amazingly delicious! Goat Cheese with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Garlic, and Rosemary on Crostini. Perfect for Christmas parties, too!

Goat Cheese with Sun-Dried Tomatoes Holiday Appetizer 

Every Thanksgiving, I serve an appetizer of Goat Cheese with Sun-dried Tomatoes, Garlic and  Rosemary on Crostini. Every family has holiday…

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Just like Grandma used to make. More or less. Stove top, Southern Green Beans and Potatoes. #southern #potlikker #greenbeans #newpotatoes #potatoes

Green Beans and Potatoes

Made on the stove top, and Southern to their tips, this recipe for Green Beans and New Potatoes is just like Grandma used to make! (More or less.) In…

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Heavenly Havarti and Black Forest Ham with Apple Butter, Aioli, AND A GIVEAWAY!

In the beginning, I made me a fabulous sandwich.And it was good.Then, a girlfriend challenged me to enter a sandwich recipe contest, and I remembered…

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Honey Brined Grilled Turkey with Giblet Cream Gravy

This turkey recipe is a hybrid of a couple of recipes I collected at epicurious.com. They have a world of good turkey advice over there, so if you…

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Board Dressing for Steaks: Board Dressing for Steaks is an innovative way to serve steak. The grilled meat is enhanced by a dressing you prepare for it, right on the cutting board.

How to Make Board Dressing for Steaks

When I was a little girl, my Dad grilled steaks on Saturday nights in the summertime, and as I recall, those steaks always carried with them the…

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How to Make Creamy Homemade Polenta in a Pressure Cooker #creamy #cheesy #recipe #polenta #homemade #pressurecooker

How to Make Creamy Homemade Polenta in a Pressure Cooker

This post contains an affiliate link, for a NutriMill grain mill. If you were to purchase one, I'd earn a little something to help keep the lights on…

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Easy Recipe for How to Make Homemade Chicken Stock or Broth

How to Make Homemade Chicken Stock

Chicken stock is one of those almost ubiquitous ingredients that efficient home cooks keep in stock (pardon my homonym). Smart cooks buy it by the…

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How To Make Old-Fashioned Pecan Pie

How to Make Old-Fashioned Pecan Pie

I love pie. I especially love Old-Fashioned Pecan Pie.  Have you SEEN how many pie recipes I have on this blog??? It should be OBVIOUS how…

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The lightest, fluffiest pumpkin pie you'll ever have, perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas! #easy #homemade #fromscratch #pumpkin #pumpkinpie

How to Make the Fluffiest Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie is typically dense, and heavy, but in this post, I'm going to teach you how to make the lightest, fluffiest pumpkin pie, ever. When I…

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How to Smoke Your Holiday Turkey…or…Deck the Hawrs with Boughs of Hawry

Last year, I gave you my recipe for how to cook your Thanksgiving Turkey. I went back and revisited that recipe, and I think I SHOULD give you a bit…

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kale, mushrooms, bacon, polenta

Kale, Mushrooms and Bacon over Grilled Polenta

Kale! It's everywhere these days! This recipe for Kale, Mushrooms & Bacon Over Grilled Polenta not only offers a delicious way to serve…

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Mimosa Fried Chicken Biscuits with Sriracha Slaw an Sweet Potato Butter are the perfect meal to serve during a football game, perhaps with a glass of your favorite Highland Brewing Beer.

Mimosa Fried Chicken Biscuits with Sweet Potato Butter and Sriracha Slaw

There is a story behind this recipe for Mimosa Fried Chicken Biscuits, and it all started on my recent trip to Foodtopia - also known as Asheville,…

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Morton Salt Next Door Chef Event Nashville

Morton Salt’s Next Door Chef: Nashville Event

This post was sponsored by Morton's Salt as part of  their Morton's Salt Next Door Chef Campaign.  All opinions are, of course, my…

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My Family’s Favorite Dish Video

Ever wondered what the actual voice of the writer sounds like? Here's a video that my friend Richard Chisum shot of our family, and of me, preparing…

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Rick and Alison at overlook

New Beginnings and Love that Endures

Back a few months ago, I wrote a post about one of the highlights of my summer: getting to attend my girlfriend, Alison's, wedding, and how I found…

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Nicole Kidman’s Pasta

Nicole Kidman's Pasta is a pasta that is unlike any other pasta dish I'd ever had before. It is a vegetarian dish: a pasta that is FRIED to a crispy…

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Off the Record Nashville

Off the Record Nashville: Fashion, Music, and Feeding the Hungry

This is the story of how I ended up going to the fanciest party I've ever been to. It was a fund raiser for Second Harvest of Middle TN, and a live…

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Pasta Carbonara

Pasta Carbonara with Homemade Bread Crumbs

People often ask me for suggestions for meals that are quick, easy, delicious, and frugal, and Pasta Carbonara with Homemade Bread Crumbs is just…

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Best Pasta Ever: Perciatelli all'Amatriciana https://thatsusanwilliams.com

Perciatelli all’Amatriciana: Best Pasta EVER

  Perciatelli all'Amatriciana is the best pasta I have ever had in my life. BUT: I can hear you now, from clear over here, in the…

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Pumpkin Soup with Apple-Cranberry Relish and Spicy Pepitas

  Pumpkin Soup with Apple Cranberry Relish, and Spicy Pepitas is a delicious recipe for fall or winter - especially for when your soul…

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Aunt Rene

Random Acts of Kindness for Caregivers

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Element Associates and Midlife Boulevard.    This is a picture of my wonderful Aunt Rene. She…

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Carnivor

Red Wines for Hearty Fall Meals

Those of you who’ve followed my blog for years will be familiar with my guest poster today. I am thankful to count Denny Jiosa, world class jazz…

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Roasted Butternut Squash, Leek and Ricotta Lasagna with Pine Nuts

  This dish is the best thing I've ever done with those butternut squashes that show up in our CSA boxes or produce departments come fall.…

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Roasted Chicken Apple Sausages with Grapes

Fall is here! Time to start thinking about comfort food.   I love to cook seasonally, and right now, grapes are at their peak,…

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BEEFoundation & Lodge Cast Iron Seasoned & Seared Fundraiser

Seasoned & Seared: a Fundraiser for the BEEFoundation

A few days ago, I had the honor to attend a special evening entitled Seasoned and Seared, that served as a fundraiser for the BEEFoundation. The…

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Maple Thyme Glazed Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Seven Smart Tips for Roasted Sweet Potatoes

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PAM Cooking Spray for Roasted Sweet Potatoes. PAM asked me to share my "Smart-Tips" for making…

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Slow Cooker Apple Butter and Homemade Biscuits #applebutter #applerecipes #slowcooker #homemade #fall

Slow Cooker Apple Butter

When September arrives, I am so impatient for fall that I can nearly taste it, and nothing tastes like fall to me quite as much as slow cooker apple…

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This easy crock pot recipe for Old Fashioned Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings produces dumplings that are light as a feather, in a rich and savory broth. And you get to brag that you made it from scratch!

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

  This easy crock pot recipe for Old Fashioned Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings produces dumplings that are light as a feather, in a…

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Smoky Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup #chicken #tortillasoup #soup #slowcooker #comfortfood

Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup

Slow Cooker Tortilla Soup, ladled over the tortilla chips, and garnished with queso fresco and cilantro, is amazing! A. Ma. Zing. I am totally going…

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Lentil Soup with Kielbasa is the perfect comfort food for a chilly fall or winter evening.

Soup for a Chilly Fall Evening: Lentil Soup with Kielbasa

  The Story: When I share a recipe, I like to share a little story that goes with it. Unfortunately, to tell the story of this recipe,…

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The best Spaghetti and Meatball recipe ever, where the meat in the meatball, is venison.

Spaghetti and Venison Meatballs

  The Venison Meatballs from this recipe of homemade Italian Spaghetti and Venison meatballs are so delicious they're…

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Easy, Homemade Spiced Pumpkin Bread with Walnuts #pumpkin #pumpkinbread #walnuts #fallrecipe #recipe #homemade

Spiced Pumpkin Bread Recipe

This easy recipe for Spiced Pumpkin Bread has all the good smells of the fall baking season! As the days grow shorter, and the nights grow colder,…

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Apple-Pear Salad with Maple Pecan Bacon and Cranberry Vinaigrette is the perfect salad or side to serve at Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving-Worthy Salad: Apple-Pear Salad with Maple Pecan Bacon

I went to a slumber party with my wonderful girlfriends, and came home with the salad of my dreams: Apple-Pear Salad with Maple Pecan Bacon in a…

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Tuscan Bread Stuffing with Goat Cheese,

Tuscan Bread Stuffing with Goat Cheese, Dried Cherries and Prosciutto

Oh for a thousand tongues to sing this great stuffing recipe's praise. It really is the best Thanksgiving dressing I've ever had: there's something…

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Tuscan Bread Stuffing with Prosciutto, Goat Cheese and Dried Cherries

First, a cautionary, heads up kind of word: If your turkey is frozen, you're going to want to go ahead and start thawing that thing. I usually start…

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