torsdag 30 oktober 2014
And now... Even more Pumpkin Spice.
Yes, at Halloween everything must be spiced with Pumpkin Spice.
And I am starting to get a bit afraid of the flavor.
I mean, pumpkins are evil right?
Anyway... Today Jell-O has gotten the Pumpkin Spice treatment.
And I am fine with that. I like Jell-Os puddings.
The packaging is pretty autumy.
Brown and orange colors everywhere.
And lots of leaves colored everything autum.
Which I am starting to like.
I really like leaves.
Making the pudding was easy peasy.
Even if the screams from the cemetary next door was a bit annoying.
Damn ghouls, always howling around Halloween.
After letting the pudding set for more than five minutes.
Hey, these spiderwebs are not gonna clean themselves.
And then chasing of some hungry bats.
It was time to eat.
As you can see, we enjoyed our pudding with some whipped cream (it really is a must).
Not to be short, but it kind of looks like , smell and taste like gingerbread.
And that is fine, since we are closing in on Christmas.
That is, if we survive the nightmare before christmas...
tisdag 28 oktober 2014
Something that is a must at Halloween, is candy corn.
Last year I wrote about Brach's Candy Corn.
I did not really like them, but hey, why not try some different candy corn.
These are also fron Branch's, but they are flavored with caramel apple.
Now caramel apple is also a regular staple at Halloween, so why not combine them.
I do enjoy the simplicity of the bag.
It has the classic fall colors, yellow, orange and brown (with some leaves thrown in for effect).
And you get a clear view of the nicelly colored candy.
That redish color is awesome.
They have a caramel smell to them and a bit of the apple to.
The apple smell is very faint, but you do notice it if you try hard.
As I did not enjoy the "honey" flavor of the originals, I was not sure what to expect.
But these are quite lovely. There is a nice caramel flavor.
And they feel a bit more chewy than the original.
Though no apple flavor worth mentioning.
torsdag 23 oktober 2014
At autum/Halloween, everything must be pumpkin spice flavoured!
That is a rule and you have to at least try something flavoured that way.
I was hungry and decided to make pancakes.
Pumpkin Spice flavoured pancakes!
Now, I know these are not scary at all, but that is not the point.
These are more autum than Halloween.
Nonetheless, the packaging is pretty sweet.
A nice autumy colour theme and lots of pumpkins.
And the pancakes on the front makes my mouth water.
Just add water and stir... Nothing could be easier.
Well, as you can see in the last picture, I kind of blew it.
They do look a bit more Halloweeny and they smell terrific.
A nice smell of pumpkin fills the room.
Despite them beeing a bit burned, they actually tastes very nice.
Pumpkin spice is a bit like gingerbread but not quite.
tisdag 21 oktober 2014
It is getting darker for every minute that goes by.
There is a chill in the air.
The screams of a thousand ghouls and ghosts are increasing in volume.
Yes boys and girls, Halloween is coming.
And what better way to start the celebration than with some juice made from blood!
Blood orange that is... And some pumpkin thrown in for that autum feeling.
This is a juice from Solevita who apparently makes lots of different flavours.
But only one flavour can satisfy my needs this season.
A Halloweeny flavour.
The carton is orange, as it should be, but besides the haunted house and bats, it is not that scary.
I mean, the cat looks like we just caught him doing something it should not have.
And the scarecrow is too damn happy.
This did not scare me at all.
I must admit, I have never tasted pumpkin juice before.
And I think the juice both smells and taste of blood orange and not much else.
But I could be wrong.
The pumpkin flavour could be hiding somewhere waiting to scare my stomach silly.