Food·Posted on Aug 18, 201417 Reasons Why You Secretly Can't Wait For Summer To EndScrew you, bikini season.by Spoon UniversityBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Tailgating Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF courtesy of WiffleGif.com / Via wifflegif.com Grilling is great, but grilling + sports + beer + getting way too competitive is even better. 2. Hot Cocoa Photo by Charles Whetherbee / Via nu.spoonuniversity.com Nothing takes you back like a hot cup of cocoa, even (or especially?) if it's spiked. 3. Candy Corn Photo by Alex Weiner / Via michigan.spoonuniversity.com Here are two ways to feed your addiction for these tiny nuggets of joy. 4. Apple Picking Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF giphy.com If you don't pick your own apples, then you're doing fall all wrong. This fall, make these personal apple pie cups. 5. Holiday Leftovers Nina Lincoff / nu.spoonuniversity.com Naib Mian / nu.spoonuniversity.com Mashed potatoes for days. Cranberry sauce on errrything. 6. Hot Soup Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF courtesy of giphy.com / Via media.giphy.com Yeah, there's always gazpacho, but soup in the summer just isn't the same. Not to mention cheddar broccoli bread bowls that'll warm you up anytime. 7. Pumpkin Pie Photo by Sharpay Zhang / Via washu.spoonuniversity.com Might as well pop that top button on your pants now. It's almost pie time. 8. Cider Cocktails Andre Li / nyu.spoonuniversity.com Brooke Hamroff / washu.spoonuniversity.com Whether you go for cider sangria or fireball cider (in a mason jar, obv), autumn is peak season for cozy booze. 9. Halloween Candy Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF kateemilyobrien.tumblr.com The only time it's acceptable to have candy for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 10. Monkey Bread Photo by Justin Shannin / Via nu.spoonuniversity.com There's no time for monkey business when it comes to pull-apart bread; get there first or it'll be gone. 11. Pumpkin Spice Lattés Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF giphy / Via giphy.com The first time of the year you lay eyes on that red Starbucks cup or catch a whiff of that pumpkin aroma — that's magic. 12. Peppermint Everything Photo by Connie Fan / Via upenn.spoonuniversity.com The reigning queen of ubiquitous seasonal flavors. Get your DIY peppermint fix with these candy cane s'mores. 13. Thanksgiving Dinner Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF courtesy of giphy.com / Via media.giphy.com The champion of all food holidays and TV marathons. 14. Mulled Wine Photo by Daniel Schuleman / Via nu.spoonuniversity.com The perfect beverage for every holiday party and cuddly family gathering. Get the recipe. 15. Gingerbread Men Sarah Comerford Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF giphy.com The spicy cookie everyone loves (right up until they bite his little head off). 16. Christmas Cookies Photo by Isabelle Langheim / Via uiuc.spoonuniversity.com Even if you don't believe in Santa, there's nothing like stealing a few cookies off his plate on Christmas Eve. 17. No more hot dogs. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Gif courtesy of reactiongifs.com Bye, bye, summer, we'll be wanting you and your weenies again next year. But for now: No. more. hot. dogs. This article was compiled by Rachel Williamson, the editor-in-chief at Spoon University UIUC. To further indulge your food porn obsession, like Spoon University on Facebook.