Today, the fave is
I know ... big deal. It's an orange vegetable. Or fruit. (I never get that right. If a fruit has a seed, aren't most things fruits and not veggies? But I digress.) But the pumpkin has a flavor that just sends me. (Don't know that expression? This is it.) Imagine a world without
creamy pumpkin-curry soup (yes, it really IS good)*
Ben & Jerry's Limited Edition Pumpkin Cheesecake Ice Cream
DQ Pumpkin Pie Blizzard
pumpkin jelly roll filled with cream cheese
They all make me swoon. In fact, whoever first married the pumpkin with cream cheese should be knighted. And given a big chunk of feudal lands. Maybe a nice house like this one.
Thank you, pumpkin cooks. I love you all.
*I happen to make a kick-butt pumpkin-curry soup. I'll send you the recipe if you want.
images: top: This image is in the public domain because it contains materials that originally came from the Agricultural Research Service, the research agency of the United States Department of Agriculture.center: copyright Dairy Queen. Bottom: publicity shot, cast of Masterpiece Theater's Downtown Abbey.