Don’t call us the Grinches of Halloween just because we eat our pumpkin rather than prop it up as a doorstop decoration. Actually, we’re on a mission to resurrect the reputation of the poor pumpkin.
We’ve always had a casual love affair with the slow cooker, which many folks may know under the trademarked brand name “Crock-Pot.” But our friend and cookbook author, Kathy Hester, turned that occasional fling of ours into a deeply rooted relationship. Pumpkin purée in a slow cooker? Who knew? Crock-Pots rock.