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Anchor Brewing BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red

Eye On The Beer: Anchor Brewing BigLeaf Maple– Big Flavors, No Syrupy Cloying Sweetness To Ruin A Great Flavor Pairing

Fall and beer are perfect pairs, and while I love pumpkin beers, and coffee beers, and spiced beers, Anchor Steam’s BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red was my first time sampling a maple beer. It’s a brilliantly crafted pairing of opposite flavors — an oxymoronic concoction of alcoholic excellence.

11/18/2014

Photo Courtesy of Simon & Schuster

The Pollan Family Table’s Butternut Squash Soup

The Pollan Family Table is out now from CBS sister company Simon & Schuster. This excerpt shows their recipe for butternut squash soup with toasted pumpkin seeds.

10/28/2014

(Ryan Takeo/CBS SF)

Napa Man’s 2,058 Pound Pumpkin Shatters North American Record During Half Moon Bay Weigh-Off

A Napa man breaks the North American record for heaviest pumpkin with his prize-winning gourd coming in at 2,058 pounds Monday morning during Half Moon Bay’s annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off.

10/13/2014

Farmer Mike At The Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival (Photo credit by Miramar Events)

Giant Pumpkins Arriving In Half Moon Bay Hoping To Take Title Of ‘World’s Heaviest’

Giant pumpkins are arriving in Half Moon Bay hoping to crush the competition and take the title of world’s heaviest pumpkin in Monday’s weigh-off.

10/12/2014

There will be fewer big pumpkins like the one on the left this year, and more like the little ones to the right

Drought: Water Shortages Mean Smaller Pumpkins This Halloween

The drought in California is even impacting Halloween. Local pumpkin patches are going dry, and that means the Great Pumpkin may not be so great this year.

10/02/2014

Roasted Pumpkin Soup (credit: Chow.com)

Best Pumpkin Dishes In San Francisco

See what’s cooking with pumpkin this season in San Francisco.

10/01/2014

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

‘Pumpkinstein’ Pumpkins Grown To Resemble Frankenstein’s Head In High Demand For Halloween

Pumpkins grown inside plastic molds to resemble Frankenstein’s head are in high demand for Halloween.

09/29/2014

Annual Heavyweight Pumpkin Contest Held In Half Moon Bay

Pumpkin Spice Latte Back Early, Pumpkin Beers Available Now As Fall Flavors Get Head Start

While every flavored coffee lover may be asking, “When is the pumpkin spice latte (PSL) available?” the better question might be when is pumpkin beer going to be on store shelves, but at any rate, both are either here now, or starting in days.

08/21/2014

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is The Best Halloween Candy?

Choose your favorite Halloween candy!

10/21/2013

Gary Miller of Napa, California stands with his giant pumpkin after winning the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on October 14, 2013 in Half Moon Bay, California. Gary Miller's gigantic pumpkin weighed in at 1,985 pounds to win the 40th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off. Miller took home a cash prize of $11,910, or $6.00 a pound. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napa Man’s 1,985-Pound Pumpkin Sets Record At Half Moon Bay Weigh-Off

A Napa man who grew a record-breaking 1,985-pound pumpkin won the annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay Monday morning.

10/14/2013

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