Glorious colors and cool air mark the start of the fall harvestseason. It's a wonderful time to appreciate the bounty of the earth,while enjoying fun activities and hearty meals with family and friends.
When The Moon Hits Your Eye…
This September celebrate the appearance of the "Harvest Moon," whichmarks the first day of fall. It usually occurs in mid-September whenthe full moon rises to the same level on the horizon as the sun settingon the west horizon. The result — a beautiful moonrise and sunsettogether for several consecutive evenings. For centuries, people aroundthe world have honored the arrival of the autumn equinox by makingmerry with a variety of festivals and feasts.
Don't miss out on the fun!
A fall fête worth rejoicing in is the Chinese Moon Festival, whichbegins this year on September 18. Also known as the Mid-AutumnFestival, this popular Chinese holiday is a celebration of abundanceand togetherness. It's a time for family reunion dinners, moon gazingactivities and enjoying tasty "moon cakes," round pastries filled withred bean paste, dried fruit or nuts.
Get in the spirit this season and honor the luminous moon with our delicious First Moon Chicken Stir-Fry.Traditionally brewed Kikkoman Soy Sauce and fresh garlic enhance the flavorof tender chicken, fresh broccoli, onion, carrot and fresh snow peas inthis quick and tasty one-skillet dish.
|Take a nature walk to catch a glimpse of the changing leaves.|
|Visit a local apple orchard. Pick your produce fresh from the source, and then make an apple pie or our Teriyaki Pork Chops with Spicy Applesauce.|
|Go horseback riding, and bring a picnic basket and warm blanket.|
|Collect a variety of colorful leaves, acorns and fall flowers to create a wreath for your door, or to hang over your mantle.|
|Burgundy Beef Stew: Perfect for a hungry crowd, this warm, inviting stew combines boneless beef chuck with burgundy wine, Kikkoman Soy Sauce, bay leaf, carrots,pearl onions and mushrooms. The traditionally brewed soy sauce enhances themeaty richness of the beef and mushrooms — phenomenal served over eggnoodles!|
|Sweet Pepper & Sausage Pasta:Two tasty comfort foods, sausage and pasta come together in thisamazing one-dish meal. Kikkoman Sweet & Sour Sauce, brown sugar andapple juice are blended together to create a delicious and tangy sauce.Italian sausage, red and green bell peppers and garlic are then sautéedand tossed with corkscrew pasta, and the sweet and sour mixture. Sogood, you'll "oh and ah" at every bite!|