Recipe: Pumpkin with Walnuts and Sage

Pumpkins will cook at different rates and will have variable sweetness. Any winter squash will work well in this dish, which can be amplified with cheese and bacon. INGREDIENTS 2 small pumpkins 1/3 cup walnuts, chopped but not finely 3 to 4 tablespoons sage, chopped 1/4 cup thin-sliced shallots, lightly browned, optional 3/4 cup grated […]

5 Fun Ways to Cook with Pumpkins

The search for pumpkin-flavored food isn’t difficult in the fall, but homemade treats made from your garden’s fresh pumpkins will beat a pumpkin spice latte any day.

Pumpkin Granola

Granola is a cozy breakfast classic that can be eaten a number of ways: With warm milk or cold yogurt. Mixed dried apricots or fresh apple chunks. Chock full of roasted almonds and sunflower seeds or nut-less. Granola is so quick and easy to make that it’s fun to create a custom seasonal blend or […]

2-Minute Fabric Pumpkins

Decorate for the harvest season with these easy-to-make fabric pumpkin made from materials found around the house.

Pumpkin Hummus

Photo by Judith Hausman Middle Eastern meets American in this holiday twist. Inspiration twice over: long, deep-orange pie pumpkins from my CSA and the gift of a Middle Eastern cookbook. The result was pumpkin hummus, a novel hit at Thanksgiving. While any winter squash, especially butternut, would serve, these pie pumpkins are especially nonfibrous and […]

Carve the Perfect Jack-o’-Lantern

Uzzi and I look forward to Halloween because the day after Halloween, pumpkins go on sale and Mom buys us lots of pumpkins to eat.

It’s Pumpkin Time!

Uzzi and I love this time of year because soon we’ll be eating yummy pumpkins. Pumpkins are loaded with vitamin A and beta-carotene, the USDA says, and we think they just taste good!

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