We love pumpkins! We just want to carve 'em, roast their seeds and then bake the guts into all kinds of awesome. So, this autumn, we're on a quest for the tastiest local pumpkin goodies, before the fleeting flavor is gone. Do you have a favorite local seasonal pumpkin food? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Check out our other fall and Thanksgiving coverage over at Gobble Gobble.
When a bakery only opens to the public twice a week for seven hours at a time, and in that time frame people are constantly lining up to buy their favorite treats, you know it's going to be good. Sugaree Baking Company (1242 Tamm Avenue; 314-645-5496) has managed just that. Originally a bakery specializing in wedding cakes, Sugaree now opens its doors every Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and offers a hefty variety of fresh pies, cakes and cookies.
The pumpkin whoopie pies from Sugaree put a nice autumnal spin on the classic chocolate whoopie pies owner Pat Rutherford grew up eating in New England.More »