Crunch Crew, gorgeous fall weather is finally here! ‘Tis the season for cozy sweaters, comfort foods, and spending quality time with family and friends. It’s the time of year for delicious soups and hearty home-cooked meals that are perfect for your Sunday night football viewing parties or to warm you up after a long day enjoying the cool weather with your crew. We at John Wm. Macy’s are excited to share some of the best ways we enjoy the season!
Making the Most of the Season
The autumn season brings some of our favorite outdoor activities! Spending a weekend tailgating at your favorite football team’s game or enjoying long walks in the crisp outdoors are great ways to celebrate the season. Be sure to bring a bag of our John Wm. Macy’s Asiago & Cheddar Cheese Crisps along on all your fall adventures to stay fueled with a delicious crunchy snack on the go!
Butternut Squash Soup for the Soul
There is nothing better than cooking with fresh seasonal vegetables, and we have the perfect savory Butternut Squash Soup recipe here to satisfy your fall flavor cravings. This creamy soup topped with our John Wm. Macy’s Rosemary & Cheddar CheeseCrisps is a flavor match made in heaven. What better way is there to unwind after a long fall day than curling up on your couch with a heaping bowl of comfort?
The Perfect Crunchy Addition to Your Sports-Viewing Menu
Football season is in full swing, which means you may find yourself hosting your crew for game day. We always like to keep some John Wm. Macy’s Grilled Crostini Toasts on hand for all entertaining purposes. Whether you are serving them as the base for a juicy bruschetta, an addition to a colorful charcuterie board, or alongside your favorite party dip, the possibilities are endless! However you decide to serve your dish, we’re sure it will be the star of the game!
Spinach Artichoke Dip
Here is a quick and easy seasonal dip that we recommend.
This spinach artichoke dip recipe takes MAYBE 5 minutes to mix all the ingredients together before baking in the oven – which is THE most important step.
- 1 (12-ounce) box frozen chopped spinach thawed
- 1 (14-ounce) can artichoke hearts drained and chopped
- 2 cups shredded Parmesan cheese
- 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese softened
- ⅔ cup sour cream
- ⅓ cup mayonnaise
- 2 teaspoons minced garlic
- Preheat the oven to 375°F.
- In a medium bowl, mix spinach, artichoke hearts, and Parmesan.
- In a separate bowl, mix cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, and garlic. Add to spinach mixture and mix until well combined.
- Pour into an 8-x-8-inch baking dish and bake for 25 minutes.
The beauty of fall is in the gorgeous weather, the endless adventures, and the quality time with friends, and the food you share along the way brings it all together. We hope you enjoyed hearing about how we at John Wm. Macy’s like to spend this time of year. We would love to hear how you do, too! Tag us on social media @johnwmmacys if you try our soup recipe or to share your favorite fall activities! Until next time, Crunch Crew!