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    Updated on Aug 25, 2018. Posted on Sep 1, 2013

    30 Delicious Things To Cook In September

    Cool enough to turn on the oven, but still warm enough for ice cream. September, you're the best.

    WHAT'S IN SEASON:

    (This will vary depending on time of the month and where you live)

    Apples

    Arugula

    Beans

    Beets

    Corn

    Cucumbers

    Eggplant

    Fennel

    Figs

    Grapes

    Mangoes

    Melons

    Okra

    Pears

    Peppers

    Plums

    Pumpkins

    Raspberries

    Shallots

    Sorrel

    Summer squash

    Tomatoes

    Watercress

    Watermelon

    Winter squash

    1. Roasted Beet and Citrus Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette

    2. Peanut Butter Cup S'moreo Bars

    topwithcinnamon.com

    And, the s'moreo is born. Recipe here.

    3. Parmesan Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes

    jumpingrocks.com

    I'm on board with anything that involves baked parmesan. Recipe here.

    4. Steak Tacos with Cherry Chipotle Salsa

    5. Cornmeal Crepes with Figs and Pears

    bonappetit.com

    A reason to wake up in time for breakfast. Recipe here.

    6. Zucchini and Chickpea Tagine

    7. Brownie Pie

    bakersroyale.com

    The hybrid dessert craze is in full swing, and I'm okay with it. Recipe here.

    8. Deep Dish Roasted Vegetable Pizza

    minimalistbaker.com

    Best thing about September? Eggplants and tomatoes still abound, and bikini season is a whole nine months away. Recipe here.

    9. Yogurt-Marinated Lamb Skewers

    foodandwine.com

    The perfect way to close out grilling season. Recipe here.

    10. Peanut Butter and Jelly Popcorn

    somethingswanky.com

    The easiest, most delicious thing you've never made. Recipe here.

    11. End of Summer Ratatouille

    Photo by Izy Hossak / buzzfeed.com

    The easiest ratatouille you will ever make. Recipe here.

    12. Honey Apple Cake

    theshiksa.com

    Whether you celebrate Rosh Hashanah or not, this cake is unbeatable in its simplicity. Recipe here.

    13. Fig and Bourbon Fizz

    14. Pork and Plums

    marthastewart.com

    Single pan cooking doesn't get much prettier than this. Recipe here.

    15. Feta Cheese, Arugula, and Poached Egg Open Sandwich

    16. Concord Grape Jam

    localkitchenblog.com

    No shame in making a PB&J the old-fashioned way. Recipe here.

    17. Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

    iowagirleats.com

    Healthier than the regular kind? Maybe. Recipe here.

    18. Bananas Foster

    saveur.com

    Seasons come and go, but overripe bananas seem to be a never ending problem. Recipe here.

    19. Spiced Okra

    simplyreem.com

    Anice alternative to the battered and deep-fried classic. Recipe here.

    20. Maple Fig Wheat Berry Oatmeal

    abachelorandhisgrill.com

    Because it's just about time for hot breakfasts again. Recipe here.

    21. Cherry Tomato, Prosciutto, and Ricotta Fritatta

    22. Parchment Poached Salmon Pouches

    simply-gourmet.com

    Now that it's safe to turn the oven on, learn how to cook fish the easy way. Recipe here.

    23. Rosemary Roasted Squash and Mushroom Salad

    24. Whole Wheat Chocolate Fudge Zucchini Snack Cake with Candied Pistachios

    howsweeteats.com

    Whole wheat? Nuts? Vegetables!? Definitely passable as a breakfast food. Recipe here.

    25. Caprese Chicken

    26. Wilted Escarole with Feta, Walnuts, and Honey

    bhg.com

    Recipe here.

    27. Goat Cheesekake with Figs, Pecans, and Honey

    jocooks.com

    So perfect you almost don't even want to cut into it. Recipe here.

    28. Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

    myrecessionkitchen.com

    You'll never be the same after this. Recipe here.

    29. Eggplant Involtini

    30. Salami Sub with White Bean Spread and Kale Slaw

    Suzanne Lehrer / seriouseats.com

    You'll want to bring your lunch to work. Recipe here.