Do you feel that slight chill in the air? See any leaves changing color? See things on sale for Christmas ALREADY?
Well, for us, that can only mean one thing. It’s pumpkin season!
We love a good pumpkin pie (or even better, some decadent Pumpkin Spice Scones), and my mom’s pumpkin ‘bread’ (really more of a cake) is still a family favorite. But each year, when the weather starts to change, what I reach for is pumpkin tea!
Pumpkin teas are often warming and spiced, without the full-on flavor of a chai. They are great brewed on their own, better with a little milk and honey, and BEST as a tea latte.
Our favorite pumpkin teas are, as you might guess, the ones we decided to offer to our customers. Here are the three best pumpkin teas we’ve tasted…
(BTW, keep reading until the end for five weird facts about pumpkins!)
OK, as promised here are five weird facts about pumpkins. Enjoy!
5. Pumpkins contain, on average, 500 seeds each. That’s a lot of seeds for one fruit!
4. The word ‘pumpkin’ first appeared in the fairy tale Cinderella. Prior to that, it was called gros melon or pepon in the West.
3. The world’s largest pumpkin was grown in Minnesota in 2010. It was over five feet in diameter and weighed a whopping 1800 pounds!
2. There are over 45 different kinds of pumpkin in the world, and the kind for jack-o’-lanterns is totally different from the kind for pie.