Here's a fun chart showing the percentage of recipes in our daily feed that contain pumpkin. Our daily feed is generated from the recipes that people save with the Yumprint Extension, that people cook, and that people resave from others on Yumprint.
Given the trend, it's hard to say that we've even reached the peak, but for what's it's worth, we can declare the current peak of pumpkin-ness to be just a couple of days after Halloween*. Of course, that could all change as we approach Thanksgiving.
So what's driving all that pumpkin love? Here are the ten most popular pumpkin recipes on Yumprint as of today:
from Once Upon a Chef
from Photo Grafs
from Naturally Ella
from Crazy for Crust
* 8% may not seem like a very tall peak, but that means that more than 1 in 13 recipes contained pumpkin. Compare that to May when only 1 in 56 recipes contained pumpkin.