Here’s What You Should Cook Every Night This Week (September 20-26)

Get a Pumpkin Spice Latte and get your thick sweaters out of hibernation: val officially starts this week on September 22. If you’re anything like us, you’ve been craving the taste of fall for weeks. were talking hearty, cozy meals made with seasonal products and comforting ingredients. Here are seven dinners to cook up this week that are guaranteed to get you in the mood (even if you still haven’t accepted that) summer about).

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Produce
1 large eggplant
3 large sweet onions
15 cloves of garlic
3 lemons
1 pounds Brussels sprouts
1 large red onion
3 medium carrots
3 stalks celery
1 pint cremini mushrooms
1¼ cups frozen peas
2 leeks
4 small pie pumpkins
4 ounces baby kale or spinach
2 large bunches of Lacinato kale
1 bunch of beets
2 bunches of parsley
1 bunch basil
2 bunches of thyme
1 bunch rosemary
1 bunch of sage

Meat
Four 8- to 10-ounce tenderloin steaks
2lb chicken thighs with bone, skin to skin
1 rotisserie chicken
2 large eggs
1 pound ground beef

Dairy
2 ounces grated Pecorino Romano cheese
4 ounces Parmesan cheese
1 stick unsalted butter
7 ounces heavy cream
8 ounces of whole milk

cereals
1 pound bite-sized dry pasta
6 ounces of polenta

Canned and Packaged Goods
One 28 ounce can of crushed tomatoes
One 28 ounce can of chickpeas
Canned anchovies
Two 32-ounce boxes of chicken stock
2 sheets of frozen puff pastry from the store
20 ounces store-bought marinara sauce
A 28-ounce can of pumpkin puree

Pantry Ingredients: extra virgin olive oil, salt, freshly ground black pepper, dried Italian herb seasoning, crushed red pepper flakes, dried oregano, nonstick cooking spray, Dijon mustard, whole grain mustard, honey, smoked paprika, all purpose flour, panko breadcrumbs, bay leaf, cayenne pepper

It’s as simple as seasoning the vegetables, putting them together in a baking tray of steaks and smother it all to savory perfection. Make sure to let the steaks rest for five minutes when they come out of the oven before slicing and serving.

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Channel your inner nonna with this authentic Sicilian dish from the city of Catania. If you can get your hands on traditional ricotta salata? cheese, feel free to replace that with Pecorino.

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TBH, this dish is so gorgeous, autumnal and delicious that we wouldn’t think twice about serving it Thanksgiving instead of turkey. The Brussels sprouts are also very tasty, as they caramelize in pan juices and honey-mustard sauce.

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Homemade Caesar-inspired dressing and crispy seasoned chickpeas is all this kale bed needs to go from simple to spectacular. We promise you won’t miss your salad’s usual grilled chicken.

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Your cast iron skillets next project is more than reassuring. It also stars in one of our all-time favorite kitchen shortcuts: shredded rotisserie chicken. (If you’re ambitious, you can of course make your own chicken for the filling.)

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As easy to take off as his Spaghetti predecessor, but a million times more surprising. Even your picky children won’t have any complaints about the buttery four ingredient polenta.

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We’ve been waiting all year to whip up some banger this fall. The soup is cooked directly in miniature pumpkins for extra seasonal flair. Don’t skimp on the roasted herbs pumpkin seed topping.

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