Pumpkins…The Which

Ghosts and goblins, squash and pumpkins Found on every aisle As the shippers rush home with their treasures Hear the whispers, see the costumes Sitting there on display… And above all this bustle you hear     Halloween, Halloween… It’s creepy time in the city. Hslloween, Halloween… Soon it will be Halloween.   City sidewalks,Continue reading “Pumpkins…The Which”

Senoritas with Pepitas and Margaritas

Fresh pumpkins, like fresh coconuts, can often be a “pain in the butt” and is something that most of us are going to do very rarely…like probably once a year at Halloween. So the very few times that we do actually chop the head off and then dive into its “skull” with a metal object,Continue reading “Senoritas with Pepitas and Margaritas”

Pumpkin Seeds…The What

Pepitas actually differ from regular pumpkin seeds in that they have tender, greenish, soft shells unlike regular pumpkin seeds. “Pepita” is the Spanish word for pumpkin seeds, but true “pepitas” are very different from what comes out of your traditional jack-o-lanterns. The word “pepita” in Spanish actually means “little seed of squash”, These edible seeds of pumpkins and certain other cultivars of squashContinue reading “Pumpkin Seeds…The What”

Peter Piper Pumpkin Picker

So this is the one and only time all year that all of us, or perhaps most of us at least, buy a pumpkin. But how many of us would actually recognize the Great Pumpkin if we actually did see it? 1.Passion…Halloween should be as fun as possible for your entire family. Don’t be like the ladyContinue reading “Peter Piper Pumpkin Picker”

The Other PSL

By now if you’re anything like me, you’ve already spent half a paycheck on PSL’s, and your Starbucks membership has jumped from silver to platinum, completely hurdling over silver status. But today I want to talk to you about another trend of this season…the other PSL…   …the Pumpkin Sales Lot… The first time thatContinue reading “The Other PSL”