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Pumpkin pie is delicious - any time of the year. The fixation in North America is caused by pumpkin harvest season (early fall) coinciding with Halloween. In warmer climes (e.g. India), pumpkin is an ingredient in savory dishes, e.g. pumpkin curry[^]. Pumpkin is an excellent source of vitamin A and is rich in anti-oxidants.
When my daughter was first starting to eat baby food, she really liked orange fruits and vegetables, especially pumpkin. At one point her nose and cheeks turned orange. Our pediatrician reassured us that it was just her diet .
Maybe Americans - of the North at least - do a big thing of this because they have it fresh only once a year. We eat different kind of squash (shape, size, color, taste) all year long. They are just good. You should try them...
Totally not planed but today in my lunch box there are pepper squases filed with rich rice and sided with home made pickled cucumbers...
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I remember being astonished some years ago when distant cousins-in-law came to dinner. Retired North of Ireland pig farmers. I served a lamb roast with roast spuds and pumpkin and green beans. They had to ask what the delicious orange veg was, and were most surprised to hear it was something they considered stock feed.
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The main ingredient in pumpkin spice is Cinnamon. I usually bake a couple of pies in November and December but don't go nuts over it. I think a lot of it comes from the coffee chains like Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts.
Got my Mojo distured by a new directive from IT, uninstall Kaspersky with haste replace Eset Now (if not sooner!). So follow me here back in 90's most viruses & malware were from Eastern Europe, Kaspersky shines out as a valiant crusader to take control of Virus & Malware. Time passes and somebody notices a back door uploading info somewhere. Gets booted off defense and securiity networks. To be Replaced by Eset a Slovakian company their installer didn't quite work, but I got it in the end and left my work PC to be probed. Okay they are not Russian, but still from the East.
AVG turned to Spyware, Norton/Mcfee disappeared, Kaspersky Mr Putin reads your email, Total AV seems to do odd things (in my experince), Avast sounds like a pirate... For my personal devices I'm sticking with Windows Defender. Any views anyone...