The evenings are getting dark earlier, there’s a cool crispness in the air, and that can only mean one thing: fall cooking! No doubt you’re starting to crave soups and stews and chilis, and probably stocking up on yummy leftovers in the fridge. If you’re excited about rolling out the fall cookware and switching over to cool-weather recipes, read on. This week’s Merchandise Monday showcases cooking essentials for the fall kitchen, straight from our awards collection.
Everyone Is Italian on Sunday, by Rachael Ray
You won’t want to wait until Sunday to make the heartwarming dishes in this Italian-themed cookbook from Rachael Ray. A number of fall-ready, comforting recipes fill the 408-page book, along with stories from Ray on her family culinary history.
Yankee Candle® Large 22-oz. Classic Jar - Autumn Wreath™
Fill your kitchen with the warm aromas of leaves and cinnamon apples with this autumn-inspired scent from Yankee Candle®. The large 22-ounce size will burn for up to 110-150 hours, so you can keep your home smelling fall-infused all season long.
Frigidaire® 16.3 Cu. Ft. Top Mount Refrigerator
Now is the time to replace that old fridge/freezer — you’re going to want to have plenty of room to stock cooked meals and frozen staples over the coming cold winter months! This Frigidaire® refrigerator features the Store-More™ humidity-control system in the crisper drawers and has a generous capacity of 16.3 cubic feet. (Cannot be shipped to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico or Canada.)
Cuisinart® Vertical Waffle Maker
Fresh, buttery waffles with warm fruit sauce? Yes, please! This Belgian waffle maker is the perfect antidote to chilly fall mornings when you need a warm, comforting breakfast STAT. The vertical-cooking design lets you simply pour the batter into the spout and it takes care of the rest. With five browning levels, everyone in the family can get a waffle made just how they like it.
Hamilton Beach® Professional Sous Vide and 6-Quart Slow Cooker
Fall-cooking season means slow-cooker season … and this handy slow cooker also acts as a sous vide water oven! From mouth-wateringly juicy steaks and tender vegetables to chilis, stews and roasts, this cooker is ready to tackle your fave fall recipes. Best of all, it does the cooking while you go about your day!
Hamilton Beach® Crock Caddy™ Insulated Slow Cooker Bag
Your famous slow-cooked spicy bean chili is cooked and tasting great, but now you need a way to get it over to the big game screening at your friend’s house. Eep! This insulated slow cooker bag is indispensable for just such occasions. Just pop your slow cooker into the front-loading bag and use the Velcro® straps to hold it in place, then use either the side handles or carry straps to confidently tote it over to the potluck. Fits most 4- to 8-quart slow cookers.
Totally Bamboo® Family Tree Carver
This gorgeous cutting board is made from eco-friendly bamboo and is engraved with a beautifully detailed tree design. The design also acts as a trough for turkey and other juices that may run on the board once you carve. This kitchen accessory is definitely ready for the Thanksgiving table.