Welcome to Everything Croton, a collection of all things Croton--our history, our homes, our issues, our businesses, our schools--in short, EVERYTHING CROTON.
Yes, yes, we know that Fall doesn't officially begin until September 22nd, but cooler days are arriving--and with it, fall food, fun and decorating.
Here's Part One of Your Everything Croton Fall Test Kitchen 2017:
WE LOVE PUMPKIN! AND SO...
--The iced PUMPKIN MACCHIATO at Dunkin Donuts is perfection dunkindonuts.com/en
--EXCELLENT PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE AT GIOVANNI'S ITALIAN-AMERICAN DELICATESSEN & PASTRIES---has to be ordered in advance and is so worth it giosdelicroton.com/desserts.html
WE LOVE CRISP FALL SCENTS! AND SO...
--Glade's Limited Edition Fall Collection of scents is amazing--and available just about everywhere https://www.glade.com/en/fall-limited-edition-collection
WE LOVE MUMS! AND SO...
--Yes you can get mums just about anywhere this time of year--but if you want the BEST, this will be the last season for Cookie and Croton Country Gardens before he retires https://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2017/09/its-time-for-fall-days-at-croton.html
WE LOVE APPLE PICKING!
--And especially when it is so close: we're talking about WILKEN'S FRUIT & FIR FARM http://wilkensfarm.com/
WE LOVE FALL RECIPES! AND SO...
Some of our favorite fall recipes from Croton's own SWEET PAPRIKA
--CRANBERRY PECAN MUFFINS https://sweetpaprika.wordpress.com/archives/cranberry-pecan-pumpkin-muffins/
--TANGY PUMPKIN SOUP https://sweetpaprika.wordpress.com/archives/pumpkin-n-kin/
and NOT from CROTON, but from JOY THE BAKER, "DAD'S SWEET POTATO PIE", tried and true, and delicious http://joythebaker.com/2013/11/dads-sweet-potato-pie/
P.S. HALLOWEEN IN SLEEPY HOLLOW COUNTRY http://www.hudsonvalley.org/sites/default/files/images/pdf/hhv_vg_fall2017_web.pdf
AND HERE ARE THE NEW FALL HOURS FOR THE BLUE PIG--Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 11-8:30 pm; Friday and Saturday 11-9:30 pm; Sunday 12-8pm