The souvenir I brought home from New York: a wretched cold, so imagine my joy to discover homemade soup in my freezer from a month or two ago when Ty and I were faking fall. And I never showed you pictures, either. So, here it is: our favorite french onion soup, which is just the cozy thing for the long Halloween weekend ahead (and keeping colds at bay). Recipe here.

Starts here. (When I have to chop this many onions, I wear sunglasses to help keep tears away.)

Roasting in oven, before caramelization:

Hot soup with toasted gruyere cheese:

What’s your favorite fall soup? I need a good pumpkin recipe.