Ah, pumpkin spice: We love to hate you and hate to love you.
Look, pumpkin spice is a delicious flavor profile. Sorry, but it’s true. It’s warm and cozy and spicy and sweet and everything anyone could possibly want in a fall flavor. So chill with the PSH, OK? It’s not cool.
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I don’t know about you, but as summer gives way to fall, my entertaining ramps up to nearly breakneck pace. There is something about the feeling that there are just a few weeks left for porch rosé, or easy grilled suppers that send me into a hostessing frenzy. Little spontaneous gatherings for wine and nibbles, or small dinner parties, sometimes two or three nights a week.
When archaeologists re-excavating the tomb of Ptahmes, mayor of ancient Memphis, Egypt, found jars filled with a solid, white substance, they suspected it might be some kind of food and, it turns out, they were right.
When it comes to cheese, I’m a bit of a philistine.