Autumn brings with it familiar cool weather foods, from apples and gourds, to pumpkin spice everything. But chefs and foodies in the South get most excited about another fall harvest crop – green peanuts.
Green peanuts are not actually green.
Pumpkin spice lattes, gum, cereal, and did we see pumpkin spice marshmallows? This classic fall flavor is everywhere! In fact, 34 percent of Americans rank pumpkin spice as the top flavor for the season, according to a survey by Hershey. If you love pumpkin spice as much as you love peanut butter, you’re in luck today! Here are some exciting new products and recipes that combine these delectable flavors.
Whether you’re hosting a casual backyard barbeque or an upscale dessert party, a cheese and charcuterie board is a great addition to the menu. A crowd-pleasing appetizer board doesn’t have to require much prep time, and it will keep guests occupied so you can enjoy hosting.
I stroll into the market and my senses are overwhelmed in the best way possible – the newly harvested vegetables bursting with color, the three-man band playing joyful folk music, and the aroma of freshly baked breads and pastries combined with the delightful fragrance looming from the flower stand. I’m greeted with a warm smile from two farmers who have been awake at least four hours longer than me.
Do you ever come home from vacation and feel like you need a “detox”?
Well, you don’t.
In fact, your kidneys and liver will take care of that for you. But there are some wellness tips and tricks to help you feel great from the time you pack your bags all the way until you’re back home on that work grind.
The colors on the trees aren’t the only things changing for autumn. Summer squash are giving way to a wealth of winter vegetables, including a variety of gorgeous gourds. But they’re more than just festive décor to festoon upon your harvest table. These seasonal treats are a delicious addition to winter weeknight meals.
Hi there--I’m Lindsey, I’m 26 and live in Georgia. While my home state is the top peanut-producer in the US, I had never been to a peanut farm. You probably haven’t either, so when I was lucky enough to go on a trip to a Virginia peanut farm with the National Peanut Board, I thought you’d like to hear about the experience.
When or why Southerners started boiling peanuts no one knows exactly. But good ideas have a way of spreading and, today, Southerners know how great boiled peanuts are. Not only are boiled peanuts called “the caviar of the South,” but they are also the official state snack of South Carolina. From Labor Day on into the holiday season, boiled peanuts are abundantly available at roadside stands, gas stations, ball games, festivals, and anywhere else people gather for fun.
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