This graphic should be pretty self-explanatory. John and I wanted to compile a list of edible (or related) autumnal stuff. This is my list and John will post his next week.
I’ll run through it quickly and provide a few links where I can:
1. Apple Cider Donuts: I got these babies at the Union Square Green Market from the Breezy Hill Orchard stand. They are a good texture, meaning they actually have some substance to them. I really hate it when I bite into a donut and it’s just air and sugar. Cinnamon adds to the cider flavors, so the overall taste is a bit apple-pie-with-caramel. Dust some powdered sugar on top.
2. Pumpkins & Figs: I’m obsessed with the pumpkin as a vegetable. I roast them, and put them in pastas and on pizzas….I like everything flavored with pumpkin. It’s legitimately out of control. As for the figs, they are fast approaching the pumpkin, only in the fruit category. Get ’em soon – December ends their season. You can make pizza with them too.
3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1: My excitement knows no bounds. Zip it.
4. McClure’s Bloody Mary Mix: The name is creepy, but the taste is not! And unlike the original, this recipe does not involve burning anything or anyone at the stake. Personally, I think Bloody Marys can be served at any time, not just brunch. So break out of your mixed-drink confines and serve ’em up whenever!
5. Apple Cider: Also from Breezy Hill Orchard. This variety is the right combination of sweet and tart with that nice murky quality to give it a good thickness. Heat it up over the stove top in a pot with some cinnamon sticks. Then watch old Harry Potter movies in anticipation of November 19th. Just a suggestion…I won’t be doing that or anything…
6. Punkin Ale: I like it when people say “punkin” instead of “pumpkin”. I think it’s cute. And as I’m sure John would agree, it’s ALL about the cute when it comes to beer. Yes, indeedy. This stuff is legit good, though. From DogFish Head.
7. Linnea’s Lights Pumpkin Spice Candle: Made from soy! Soy and pumpkin – together again for the very first time! It smells like you have 20 punkin pies cookin’ in your oven. Which I happen to think is the way to go. For smells, anyway.