Fall isn't just one of our favorite seasons for food (hello, pumpkin pies and hearty stews), it's also one of our favorite seasons for entertaining. These holiday-filled months open up a whole slew of opportunities for feasting with friends and family. And regardless of whether we're playing hostess or just acting as a dish-bringing attendee, having the essential tools on hand in our kitchens is key for a successful fall spread.
Although our standard cooking gadgets are certainly capable of whipping up a meal, during autumn we turn to appliances that specialize in churning out festive seasonal fare. Ahead, we've lined up eight must-have tools for handling all upcoming comfort feasts, from whimsical cake ball creators to classic slower cookers with dual-purpose twists and more. Scroll ahead to stock up on the kitchen essentials for upping your fall cooking arsenal.