Our 12 Most Popular Stories This Week

Well, it just about looks to be fall. Don't look so sad, we broke out the pumpkin beers and bourbon and are eating our way through some of our favorite chefs' college towns for football season. Pears are in season (as are casseroles) and savory pastries have never been more popular. Ready to learn how to salvage a lame cheese plate and stay alive while drinking absinthe? This week's most popular stories has it all.