Pumpkin Spice Plantrama!
For better or worse, in this episode Ellen and C.L. are delving into Pumpkin Spice. We start talking about allspice, and then do a deep dive into the plants that produce the flavors in the most popular seasonal latte offered at local coffee shops.
:30 True or False: Allspice is a mix of several spices.
3:44 Eat/Drink/Grow: Where do real pumpkin spices come from?
22:32 Love Letters and Questions Megan writes to ask if dried herbs and spices can go bad.
Thanks to our friend, artist and illustrator John Sullivan of Cape Cod, for the use of his very expressive painted pumpkins!