There’s a nip in the air and traces of red and gold on the trees. The stores are decked out in orange and black. You may even have a sweater or two pulled out. Finally, it’s officially time for Pumpkin Spice! We have a couple of books to settle down with by the fireplace and a recipe or two for the classic Pumpkin Spice Latte.
Naturally, you can’t have pumpkin spice without the pumpkin. Grab some recipes from Purely Pumpkin: More than 100 Wholesome Recipes to Share, Savor, and Warm your Kitchen by Allison Day. On the other hand, decorating and crafts are more your thing thing try Pumpkin Chic: Decorating with Pumpkins and Gourds by Mary Caldwell.
And don’t forget pumpkin carving. It’s become an art form. Start out with Pumpkin Carving by Ed Palmer. Afterwords, you can graduate to Extreme Pumpkin Carving by Vic Hood and Jack A. Williams.
If you are looking for reading material, try Comfort Food by Kate Jacobs tells the story of a woman stepping out of her familiar life to create an on-the-air cooking show. Diane Mott Davidson’s Goldy Bear Culinary Mysteries mix cooking together with cozy to create a great mystery series. However, if coffee is what gets you going, try Cleo Coyle’s Coffeehouse Mystery Series. In addition, if you want to mix great stories and scrumptious recipes try New England Farmgirl: Recipes & Stories from a Farmer’s Daughter.
A Bit of Cinnamon and Spice and Everything Nice
Learn more about how to add that special touch with Herbs & Spices by Jill Norman. Try out some spices with Coffee: More Than 65 Delicious & Healthy Recipes written by Avner Laskin. On the other hand, we also have Tea: More Than 80 Delicious Recipes and Harney & Sons Guide to Tea.
Pumpkin Spice Lattes
Finally, all of this leads to the star of the fall season- Pumpkin Spiced Lattes. Check out the official Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe! Likewise, if you want to try something a bit different check out Inspired Taste’s version of The Best Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte.