By Molly Snyder Senior Writer Published Oct 24, 2021 at 5:32 PM

’Tis Dining Month, the tastiest time of year! This means we’re dishing up fun and fascinating food content throughout October. Dig in, Milwaukee!

Soon it will be the season of turkey legs and Christmas cookies, but for now we’re still on pumpkin spice time, so let’s indulge in autumnal treats while we still can.

Here are five local pumpkin-forward items we recommend:

Stone Creek Coffee’s Nitro Pumpkin

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It’s Nitro Cold Brew, but with a fall twist. Stop in and live your best PSL life – if that’s your thing. More here.

Purple Door Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

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Purple Door's Halloween favorite is back – in cones, dishes and pints – but only until Wednesday, Oct. 27 so give yourself a sweet and savory early-in-the-week treat. 

Great Lake’s Distillery’s Pumpkin Spirit

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This small batch seasonal beverage is a quality whiskey with hints of caramel, pumpkin and spice. Limited bottles available, so grab one today. More here.

Classy Girl Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

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These fluffy pumpkin cupcakes are topped with a vanilla cream cheese frosting and cinnamon sugar. They’re available through the entire month of October. More here.

Lakefront Brewery's Pumpkin Beer

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Lakefront Pumpkin Lager is the quintessential Milwaukee fall beverage. You can find it in most liquor stores, but stopping in the brewery is even more fun.

Molly Snyder started writing and publishing her work at the age 10, when her community newspaper printed her poem, "The Unicorn.” Since then, she's expanded beyond the subject of mythical creatures and written in many different mediums but, nearest and dearest to her heart, thousands of articles for OnMilwaukee.

Molly is a regular contributor to FOX6 News and numerous radio stations as well as the co-host of "Dandelions: A Podcast For Women.” She's received five Milwaukee Press Club Awards, served as the Pfister Narrator and is the Wisconsin State Fair’s Celebrity Cream Puff Eating Champion of 2019.