Take advantage of great weather, cook with easy cleanup after work and school, enjoy menus that reflect the abundance of the harvest. What’s not to love about grilling in autumn?

autumn vegetables

Side dishes get really interesting during fall. It’s harvest time, and the farmer’s markets are simply overflowing. The choices, flavors, colors and textures are never better than in the autumn. What’s especially abundant?

  • Apples and cider
  • Squash
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Figs
  • Pears
  • Pumpkins
  • Cauliflower
  • Sage leaves


Here’s a sample of recipes for a dream fall dinner, with a leading part played by your grill.


Spicy Pork Tenderloin

Pork’s taste and texture provide a perfect ‘canvas’ for an array of flavors. As the temperature drops, we crave more assertive, warming, spicy notes. And there’s not much that’s more popular on the grill than pork. Yes, this recipe has it all for autumn grilling.


Grilled Apple Salad

Grilled fruit always adds great taste. And this apple salad features dressing made with another seasonal ingredient, apple cider.


Sweet Potato Mash

Get the microwave going for this sweet, satisfying side dish to accompany your grilled goodness.






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