Just when I thought I wasn’t ready for summer to end, cooler mountain air moved in and I’ve succumbed. I’ve found myself craving warmer flavors and lots of spice. Are you?
This is a beautiful time of year in the mountains. Scrub brush turns vibrant reds, purples, and yellows. The grasses are wheat colored and seeded. And the aspens are getting their first whispers of gold- it starts in a small cluster of leaves that eventually spreads throughout the whole tree.
My only harp is that this season never seems long enough. Thankfully we have plenty of pine tree varieties to give the mountains some color all winter.
For those of you itching to start your fall baking, I’ve compiled my pumpkin recipes here:
What other fall flavors do you crave? Are there any high altitude adjusted recipes you’d like to see?