The Scrumptious Pumpkin

Today, for fun: a modern makeover for the much-loved, retro, American favorite: fish sticks!

The 1950’s/60’s version: fried, heavily breaded, and highly processed fish sticks.

My 2012 Scrumptious Pumpkin version: wild-caught whitefish fillets, whole wheat panko breading, freshly grated parmesan cheese, and bright, fresh oregano.

The outside is crispy. The inside is soft and tender. It’s light, flavorful, and something different for dinner.

So what inspired this retro makeover?

The return of my current favorite TV show: Mad Men!

I’ve wanted to do a post in honor of this show because…How can I put into words how much I love this show?… I can’t get enough of Mad Men. I. cannot. get. enough.

If you haven’t seen it: the show is about the lives and families of several advertising executives living in New York in the 1960’s.

Endlessly fascinating to me:

Checking out the fashion and interior design choices…

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