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Posted on | October 11, 2010 | Comments

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Pumpkin Product Guide - Johnny's Seeds

Pumpkin Production Guide

Which kind of pumpkin makes the best seasonal pie pumpkin for Thanksgiving? The votes are in at our place and we think that Winter Luxury (a fitting name and descriptor) makes smooth, non-stringy pumpkin meaning a best ingredient for pumpkin pies, muffins, tarts and cakes.
For those who dislike the tinny taste of canned pumpkin, it’s well worth the baking effort to steam/bake Winter Luxury for cooked pumpkin from-scratch.  Making your list of garden seeds for next year?  Winter Luxury pumpkin seeds can be found at Johnny’s Seeds where you’ll also find a Pumpkin Production Guide.

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Jennifer Petersen is a tea enthusiast, Certified Tea Professional, teaches various aspects about tea as a business, and a marketing consultant to the beverage industry. Always fascinated by other people who love tea, she is a life-long student and admirer of those who choose tea as a lifestyle.



(Grocery) This prdouct is a pretty good tea for the holiday season. It contains naturally decaffeinated black tea, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, natural, pumpkin spice flavor, and clove. Note that it does not contain any actual pumpkin ( does contain pumpkin flakes, and I prefer Bigelow’s version to Stash’s as I find it has a smoother flavor). I have tried this tea (Stash) brewed both hot and cold, and I must say that I prefer it as an icred tea. The overwhelming flavor is nutmeg and clove. It is a pleasant tea, but it doesn’t particularly remind me of pumpkin pie. I find the spicy flavor to be a bit astringent. The tea smells of cinnamon, but I don’t taste much of it. It has a very yummy flavor. I would recommend Bigelow’s version over this one, but it is still a very pleasant tea and can be enjoyed if you like the taste of spices, and I think it’s best iced. Enjoy!