Top 10 Fall Favorites for Food + Wine Lovers

“Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp + golden as an apple.”
— J.K. Rowling

Well, it’s official - my absolute favorite season of the year is finally HERE! (insert happy dance)

Yes, this week welcomed the first official day of Fall and, as a fellow food and wine lover, you’re probably awaiting with great anticipation all the deliciousness that’s in store for us in the coming months. Dishes like Rosemary Roast Chicken with Caramelized Onions and Mushrooms, Porcini Mushroom, Thyme and Barley Soup and Ina Garten’s Pear Clafouti are just a few that get my tastebuds going. Not to mention all the delicious, fuller-bodied wines!

I have so much to share with you in the coming months so I hope you’ll stay tuned and, since we’re all still dealing with #pandemiclife, it’s as important as ever to practice culinary #selfcare and nourish your body AND soul. I sincerely hope my curated list of Top 10 Fall Favorites for Food + Wine Lovers helps you to appreciate the wonderful sights, smells, sounds and flavors of this delightful season and truly inspires you to “feed your senses” and celebrate Fall to the fullest. xo


FOOD52 French Oak Serving Boards ($70-$260)

These super stylish serving boards are perfect for holiday entertaining. Sustainably-sourced + finished off with grapeseed oil for extra shine, every piece also comes stamped with its vintage, specifying the wood’s origin + year of manufacture—so you know exactly where your new find came from.

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“Modern Comfort Food” from Ina Garten ($24.99)

Who better to school us on comfort food right now than The Barefoot Contessa herself! From Lobster BLT’s + Ultimate Beef Stew to Creamy Tomato Bisque + Split Pea Soup with Crispy, Kielbasa this all-new collection of soul-satisfying dishes is guaranteed to celebrate food’s magical way of comforting, soothing + bringing us together during these challenging times.

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La Tourangelle Roasted Walnut Oil ($8.97)

This deliciously decadent oil conjures Fall while bringing glorious depth of flavor to your homemade vinaigrettes + baked good such as brownies + banana bread. La Tourangelle artisan nut oils are handcrafted in their California mill using the same traditional production methods they developed 150 years ago in France.

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Classic Leather Wine Valet Tote ($69.99)

Finding a stylish bag to tote your favorite bottles of wine to a restaurant, friend’s house and/or picnic is more challenging than you’d think. That’s why I was very happy to find this classic, yet practical canvas bag with handsome leather trim + magnetic snap closures that’ll have you transporting your wine anywhere in style!

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Williams-Sonoma Fall Pumpkin Wreath ($99)

The kick-off of any season at Chez Miskew usually involves crowning our front door with a new wreath from Williams-Sonoma. Their craftsmanship, quality + durability is unparalelled, not to mention their utter beauty! And this gorgeous, Fall-inspired selection conjures the season perfectly and is sure to elicit that fabulous feeling of Fall as it welcomes you home each day.

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TRUFF White Truffle Hot Sauce ($34.99)

If you haven’t treated yourself to this sophisticated + indulgent hot sauce yet - what are you waiting for?!? This is one “truffle-infused” product I can’t get enough of - it’s legit white truffle flavor keeps you coming back for more. Season anything from shrimp + lobster to veggies + chicken wings + it’ll quickly earn a place in your culinary repertoire!

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Staub Pumpkin Cocotte 3.5 QT ($199)

Staub cocottes are designed to concentrate flavorful juices + are perfect for simmering harvest-inspired stews, soups, roasts + braises. This beautiful piece makes the transition from oven to table beautifully + instantly makes your autumnal table more stylish.

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THYMES Simmered Cider Candle ($58)

Reminiscent of a simmering pot of your favorite holiday drink, this beautiful statement multi-wick candle stuns with copper + gold accents. It will warm any room with wonderful notes of apples, crushed cardamom + clove with hints of bourbon + rum for a rich, spicy scent that’s steeped in tradition. Once burned through, this food-grade piece is great for re-use!

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Riedel Crystal Wine Decanter ($40)

If you don’t already own a decanter OR are seeking out the perfect gift for the wine lover in your life - look no further! This vinous essential from the world renowned Riedel family is a MUST for any red wine lover, especially this time of year which is so conducive to enjoying bold, hearty red wines.

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French Wine Region Map Tea Towel ($18)

As a bona fide Francophile with a penchant for French tea towels, I especially love this stylish selection from Torchons et Bouchons! It not only looks tres chic hanging in your kitchen, it’s extremely functional + can handle anything from drying hands + dishes to lining a bread basket.

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Stephanie Miskew
Stephanie Miskew