Monday's Question Of The Day - August 21, 2017

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  1. Kieka

    Kieka Snowshoe Servant Staff Member Forum Helper

    Nope. Nope. Nope. Hard pass on all the "pumpkin" flavors and smells. It is inescapable after September.

    I am really excited for the Winter Dream Tea Latte from Coffee Bean and Tea leaf but that wouldn't come until November. :frown:
     
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  2. cassiopea

    cassiopea TCS Member Top Cat

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    I love pumpkin spice stuff! :redheartpump::redheartpump:

    I am ready.


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    That being said, I do agree that it can be a bit of an overkill :lol:
     
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  3. betsygee

    betsygee Don't believe everything you think. Staff Member Moderator

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    I'm a lover of MOST things pumpkin spice but...pumpkin spice Hershey's kisses and M&M's? :cringe: No, that's just wrong. :lol:
     
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  4. AbbysMom

    AbbysMom At Abby's beck and call Staff Member Moderator

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    I'm sipping pumpkin coffee right now. :lol:
     
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  5. Winchester

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    OK, seeds? Now you're talking! I love to roast pumpkin seeds. They are the best snack ever!
     
  6. mokapi

    mokapi TCS Member Alpha Cat

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    Pumpkin spice season = Christmas season is around the corner!!!!!
     
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  7. Mia6

    Mia6 TCS Member Top Cat

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    Back in the 90s I went to San Francisco with my husband (now ex) because he was attending a seminar and I'd always wanted to go there. We arrived around 1:00 am Pacific time and I was starving because I had missed my in flight meal as I was sleeping. We stayed at a lovely Japanese hotel, Hotel Niko.
    The only food that was available that late were club sandwiches and pumpkin soup. They served the
    soup with a dollop of sour cream. I was hooked. We were there 4 days and I ordered it 5 or 6 times.
    My sister now makes it and it's good but not as good as the hotel's.
     
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  8. Willowy

    Willowy TCS Member Top Cat

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    Oh, yeah, Japanese pumpkin soup and pumpkin tempura are great. It's not an American pumpkin though---it's a kabocha squash. So for homemade pumpkin soup, you might get better results with a winter squash than with an actual pumpkin.
     
  9. betsygee

    betsygee Don't believe everything you think. Staff Member Moderator

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    Speaking of all these yummy things, I was putting a recipe back in the box and saw I had a recipe for cinnamon pumpkin banana bread. :yummy: I just checked, and have all the ingredients I need on hand, so I'm going to make that today and then make myself a smoothie with the leftover pumpkin puree. Yum. :)
     
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  10. lorie d.

    lorie d. TCS Member Top Cat

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    I usually don't care for pumpkin, but I had a pumpkin spice iced coffee at McDonald's the other day and it was really good. These restaurants all want to be the first to start selling pumpkin spice flavor.
     
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  11. micknsnicks2mom

    micknsnicks2mom TCS Member Top Cat

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    i don't really 'get' the attraction to pumpkin spice things these days. i like pumpkin, use it in baked goods during the fall months here and there. but i actually just buy apple pie spice and use that to spice both apple and pumpkin baked goods --tastes great to me!
     
  12. Mamanyt1953

    Mamanyt1953 Rules my home with an iron paw Staff Member Forum Helper

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    Oh, I'm ready for all things fall, myself! And for PUMPKIN PIE ICE CREAM!
     
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  13. Norachan

    Norachan Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Yes, kabocha have a very distinctive flavour, don't they? Not quite the same as pumpkin.
     
  14. betsygee

    betsygee Don't believe everything you think. Staff Member Moderator

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    :hyper: The pumpkin spice almond milk is out at Whole Foods now. :woo:

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  15. blueyedgirl5946

    blueyedgirl5946 TCS Member Veteran

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    I have a friend who likes pumpkin everything. They go overboard with the pumpkin stuff. There is body wash and even coffee. Somebody gave us some of the coffee. I didn't even open it. I think I passed it on to somebody who was brave enough to drink it.
     
  16. betsygee

    betsygee Don't believe everything you think. Staff Member Moderator

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    My sister sent me a pumpkin 'care package' one year. She went through her grocery store and bought everything she could find that was pumpkin spice flavored--M&Ms (gross!), coffee creamers, cake mixes, cookies, etc., and mailed it all to me. Too funny. :lol:
     
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