Summer is long gone, but its presence remains in the availability of blueberries. They add a bright flavor to many autumn dishes. In this recipe, freeze-dried blueberries sweeten a coffee spice blend for baked chicken thighs that are topped with a Blueberry Thyme sauce.

Cubes of sharp Cabot Cheddar cheese are effortlessly toss into a hearty, garden salad with juicy blueberries, smoked meat, tart dried cherries and delicate baby greens as Roast Shallot Vinaigrette is drizzled over the salad.

An inspiring event of blueberry-themed dishes inspires a salad with summer blueberries, bitter dandelion greens and creamy Mexican queso cheese that’s served with Blueberry-Coffee Rubbed Chicken Thighs over Whole-Wheat Couscous.