Preparing Your Pantry: Autumn Essentials
We’re starting our days off with sweater weather which means that Fall has made its way to the Peach State, y’all!
A new season means bringing new flavors and scents into your home and we’ve got the Georgia-made products to help you do just that.
Whether you’re cooking up quick dinners after football practice or just want your yearly pumpkin spice fix, here’s your ultimate list of essentials to make sure your pantry is stocked and ready for Autumn.
Caffeine for Early Mornings
Cooler temperatures = actually wanting to grab a hot drink in the morning.
Forget the Star that’s on every corner! For all of the Pumpkin Spice lovers out there, we have a Georgia-made coffee that’s ready to be brewed right from home.
Perky Moose Pumpkin Spice Latte Mix is the perfect blend of creamy pumpkin, fragrant spices, and the best hint of vanilla. Plus, you can save your bucks and have enough Pumpkin Spice to last you through the whole season instead of grabbing one Venti.
If Pumpkin Spice Lattes aren’t your style, you can have a different flavor of fall with Jumping Goat Coffee’s Southern Pecan blend. With the smooth finish of Georgia-grown roasted pecans, this coffee is like pecan pie in a cup, and you won’t have to wait until Thanksgiving to enjoy it.
Easy Dinners After Practice
As soon as the first leaf touches the ground, we’re ready to scream, “TOUCHDOWN!” If you’re trekking your kids to football and cheerleading practice three times a week, you need Dinner Tonight! Seasonings to help you make easy meals for hungry athletes.
With plenty of variety and multiple recipes that come in each box, even picky eaters LOVE their Black Bean Tortilla Chili, Burger, and White Bean Chili mixes.
Did we mention they can be on the table in thirty minutes or less? Easy, quick, and delicious, that’s a successful play in our book!
Delicious Seasonings with Fall Flair
Fall is not a dull season by any means. Make your dishes as colorful with flavor as the leaves outside by adding delicious seasonings from Beautiful Briny Sea to your pantry.
The new season brings late nights around the campfire with good friends.
Beautiful Briny Sea’s Campfire Sea Salt is the perfect complement to these wonderful times filled with fun and food. Smoked sea salt, cumin, and ancho chili add the same amount of warmth as those crackling logs to any dish that needs to be kicked up a notch.
To put a little kapow into your next meal, grab Flavor of Georgia 2019 Award Winner Gunpowder Salt out of your spice arsenal.
Gunpowder Salt includes Hawaiian volcanic salt with chipotle, black pepper, garlic, onion, sumac and more, the tangy spice mix has a mineral clean finish with smoky, residual heat. This seasoning goes especially well with grilled meats, fried foods, barbecue or any foods lacking deliciousness.
Finally, to add a little sweet to the heat that just won’t leave, Beautiful Briny Sea’s Mexican Chocolate Sugar is the PERFECT garnish for all of your warm fall drinks.
Made with heady spices like cinnamon and allspice, this cacao-sprinkled sugar will amp up the flavor of all of your favorite seasonal drinks, from Pumpkin Spice to Chai lattes.
It’s Harvest Time: Georgia-Grown In-Season Oils
To take your fall recipes from mediocre to gourmet, grab Georgia-grown oils that are bottled right on the farm. Oliver Farms Pecan and Sunflower oils are ready for you to use in all of your dishes this season.
Their Pecan oil has a light, buttery, slightly nutty taste and has numerous health benefits. This delicious gift from Mother Nature contains more than 19 vitamins and minerals and has a low 7% saturated fat content.
Low in saturated fat as well and high in Vitamin E, Oliver Farms Sunflower Oil has a bold, rich flavor with a color as gold as the flowers from which it came.
Both of these versatile oils are great for dips, dressings, sautéing vegetables, and frying with.
A Fall Favorite: A Variety of Pesto for Pasta
Who doesn’t love pasta after a long day in the cool Fall air?
Bella Cucina’s handcrafted pesto are the perfect addition to your pantry when you need some comfort food. Their varieties include Fresh Basil, Sundried Tomato, and Kale Parmesan, just to name a few.
Each jar is filled with only the finest ingredients that are ready to be served to even the pickiest eaters. We promise everyone will think you’re a professional chef making fresh pesto from scratch, y’all!
Happy Fall, Y'all!
Now, you’re ready to welcome Fall with open arms and cannonball into the biggest pile of crisp leaves ever.