Autumn is the most popular season overall, with 29% of Americans preferring autumn over the other three seasons.
When asked what dessert Americans would prefer a friend or family member bring to their house for a holiday dinner, pie was the winner with 29% according to a survey by Crisco and the American Pie Council.
A lack of vitamin D is thought to reduce fat breakdown and trigger fat storage, leading to an average weight gain of two to four pounds each year in autumn and winter.
Until around 500 years ago, autumn was just referred to as "harvest".
People most commonly cite these pies in their top three favorite pie flavors: Apple (47%), Pumpkin (37%), and Chocolate cream (32%).
Pumpkins are 90 percent water.
Pumpkins range in size from less than a pound to over 1,000 pounds.
Pumpkin seeds should be planted between the last week of May and the middle of June. They take between 90 and 120 days to grow and are picked in October when they are bright orange in color.
Pumpkins have been grown in North America for 5,000 years.
A Hokuto apple that weighed in at 4 lbs. 1 oz. was discovered by Chisato Iwasaki in Hirosaki City, Japan on Oct. 24, 2005, making it the largest apple ever recorded.
About two pounds of apples make one nine-inch pie.
2,500 varieties of apples are grown in the U.S., and 7,500 grown around the world.