Martha Stewart Issues Her Verdict on Pumpkin Spice Lattes

Her feelings about the PSL have evolved over the years!

Courtesy of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters

In 2017, a viewer of Andy Cohen's Watch What Happens Live asked Martha Stewart: "Martha, is pumpkin spice-everything delicious or for basic bitches only?" And Martha, never one to beat around the bush, succinctly answered "the latter." But time has passed, and Martha, like all of us, has had an evolution of opinion. Pumpkin spice is no longer basic, it is omnipresent. And as a woman with taste, Stewart has found her own way into the pumpkin spice cultural craze.

"Early on, way back then on Andy Cohen it tasted sort of artificial," Stewart explained about her ruling on the flavor five years ago, in an interview with Thrillist. "Maybe it was avant garde, but it was not as tasty and I like tasty things."

So what changed? Now, Stewart has teamed up with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters to celebrate her favorite season and the release of three flavors of K-Cup pods. There will be Pumpkin Spice, Maple Pecan, and Dark Chocolate Hazelnut flavored pods.

"Well, one thing was that Green Mountain Coffee Roasters started to make it in a very natural way," Stewart continued. "So it really tastes like pumpkin and it really tastes like spice. I can taste the various good flavors. This actually is very tasty."

With the change of heart towards pumpkin spice, Stewart explains she plans on using the very natural flavoring for more goods she will be baking this fall.

"I love to cook as you know, and I will be making the most beautiful pies very shortly and some of them will be pumpkin spice," Stewart said. "I continue to do that every single year in the fall—pumpkin muffins, pumpkin spice muffins, pumpkin spice cake, there's all kinds of things that you can incorporate these flavors into that would be very good and very natural."

The natural flavoring of these coffee pods are so exciting that Stewart was inspired to go au naturale herself to share the arrival of the coffee. In a series of posts, she'll be stripping down to her birthday suit. You can see her posts on her Instagram account, and get a sneak peak of the spicy pictures above.

"It's not as crazy as Kim Kardashian's interview cover," Stewart said. "For me, it's a little risqué and I think people will like it. It's a different view of Martha."

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Opheli Garcia Lawler is a Staff Writer on the News team at Thrillist. Follow her on Twitter @opheligarcia and Instagram @opheligarcia.