The Most Festive Fall Foods Coming to Texas Grocery Stores
“Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness” and harbinger to the holiday season, autumn has long been a bewitching time of the year, even before Starbucks unleashed the pumpkin spice latte in 2003. Going back to ancient Greeks and Celtic pagans, harvest festivals involving serious rituals and frolicsome feasts have been celebrated throughout the world in the Mid-Autumn Festivals of Asia, Mehrgān in Iran, Sukkot in the Jewish tradition, and 25 different harvest festivals in India.In Texas, our harvest merrymaking begins the first day the heat index falls one notch below hellfire, signaling that it’s time to go googly-eyed for gourds, nutty for nutmeg, berserk for butterscotch, and hysterical for Honeycrisps. Who can explain the phenomenon of this unique seasonal mania that possesses us to pile…View Original Post
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