Friday, November 29, 2013

Follow Friday - The Highest Temperature Ever Recorded in the United States Was 134 Degrees Fahrenheit

It's Friday again, and this means it's time for Follow Friday. There has been a slight change to the format, as now there are two Follow Friday hosts blogs and two Follow Friday Features Bloggers each week. To join the fun and make now book blogger friends, just follow these simple rules:
  1. Follow both of the Follow My Book Blog Friday Hosts (Parajunkee and Alison Can Read) and any one else you want to follow on the list.
  2. Follow the two Featured Bloggers of the week - Highway - Y.A. and Twin Spin.
  3. Put your Blog name and URL in the Linky thing.
  4. Grab the button up there and place it in a post, this post is for people to find a place to say hi in your comments.
  5. Follow, follow, follow as many as you can, as many as you want, or just follow a few. The whole point is to make new friends and find new blogs. Also, don't just follow, comment and say hi. Another blogger might not know you are a new follower if you don't say "Hi".
  6. If someone comments and says they are following you, be a dear and follow back. Spread the love . . . and the followers.
  7. If you want to show the link list, just follow the link below the entries and copy and paste it within your post!
  8. If you're new to the Follow Friday Hop, comment and let me know, so I can stop by and check out your blog!
And now for the Follow Friday Question: What’s your favorite Thanksgiving Day food? If you’re not American or Canadian, what is your favorite holiday food?

This one is easy: Pumpkin pie. I love all pumpkin flavored things - in addition to pumpkin pie, I love pumpkin bread, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin frozen yogurt, and so on and so forth. Well, I love the combination of pumpkin with cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg, which is really what people think of when they think of "pumpkin flavor". I don't, however, particularly like cloves, which are often included in the mix of "pumpkin" spices. If I'm making my own pumpkin stuff, I always leave the cloves out, but if I'm eating something made by someone else, I usually have to overlook the clove flavor.

So yesterday when I was having dessert after Thanksgiving dinner, you can guess how disappointed I was when I was informed that the pie that had been brought to fill the "pumpkin pie" slot, was actually not pumpkin pie at all. Instead of pumpkin, the pie was made using squash. And despite assurances that it is really the same, it really, really is not. To make up for it, I'll probably be making a pumpkin pie of my own this weekend. And maybe a sweet potato pie. I love those too.

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  1. Pumpkin Pie was my answer too just love it.!

    New follower, GFC and Bloglovin

    My FF

    1. @Donna Newman: I went out last night and got the stuff I need to make more pumpkin pie!

  2. Raise the roof for pumpkin pie!!!!!!
    Have a great weekend!


    My FF:

    1. @Horea: Pumpkin pie is my favorite kind of pie.

  3. I'm not from the US so must admit to never eating Pumpkin Pie before, I've actually never eaten anything Pumpkin flavoured before. It's a lot of people's choice though, so it must be yummy!

    New GFC and BL follower. My F&F Friday.

    1. @Reviews from a Book Worm: Like I said, most of the flavor that people associate with "pumpkin" is actually a combination of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and clove, so if you like those, you'd probably like pumpkin pie.

  4. Sadly, I ate too much Pumpkin Pie w/Extra whipped cream, but it was worth it!
    I tasted the filling sans spices & its pretty tasteless. I put a few tablespoons in my dogs food (plain) its good for her. So the vet says. I read it online somewhere too.
    She prefers my pie w/whipped cream ;)

    1. @Bellas Shelf: I'm not sure if there is such a thing as "too much pumpkin pie".

  5. Sorry, I am an old follower via Bloglovin & GFC :)