It appears I got a little ahead of myself with the recent holiday related posts. Since Halloween always seems to creep up on me and the holidays fly by, I really wanted to get a head start on my holiday prep this year. However despite what Starbucks and other window displays suggest, we are still in the heart of fall which means still pumpkins galore and of course Thanksgiving to look forward to.
It is my favorite time of year and though I look forward to the upcoming holidays around the corner, I intend on enjoying this time right now. I thought I would share some of my highlights of Autumn thus far (my Halloweekend and finally some of my Park City adventures). This includes in particular, a Latin spin on some traditional fall treats, pumpkin empanadas that go too perfectly with a decadent Mexican Hot Cocoa I recently discovered and devoured at the quaint Oaxacan bakery, La Monarca on that rare rainy and dreary day we had in LA last month.