5 Festive Menus for Fall Entertaining

Whether you're looking to throw a cocktail party for a crowd or just want to enjoy a simple dinner in with a few friends, these 5 menus—featuring warming, spiced cocktails, hearty main dishes, and the best of the season's produce—are the perfect excuse for a fall gathering.

A Vegetarian Harvest Dinner

The season’s hearty vegetables take center stage in a vegetarian menu perfect for entertaining, featuring dishes from silky leek and potato soup to farro risotto to a luscious Italian apple tart. See the menu for a Vegetarian Harvest Dinner »

A Light Fall Dinner

Rustic garlic soup, colorful roasted beets, and a fall panzanella studded with crisp pancetta, dried cranberries, and caramelized onions combine for a beautifully fresh and delicate autumn meal. See the menu for a Light Fall Dinner »

A Farm-Fresh Autumn Dinner

Bring the flavors and colors of fall’s best ingredients to your table with a harvest dinner featuring earthy rosemary-rubbed beef tenderloin, kale and Brussels sprouts salad, and more. See the menu for a Farm Fresh Autumn Dinner »

An All-Apple Dinner

Whether you pick your own or buy them at the local farmers’ market, celebrate apple season with a four-course meal featuring everyone’s favorite fall fruit in recipes from a sweet and savory apple roast pork loin to a smooth winter squash and apple soup. See the menu for an All Apple Dinner »

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