It’s Pumpkin Day

  This time of year I know when most people think of pumpkins they think of Jack o Lanterns. Me? I think of soup, pasta sauce, cake, cookies, pie. I do love my pumpkin in both sweet and savory dishes. If you have never tired fresh pumpkin consider buying a pie pumpkin (they are smaller)Continue reading “It’s Pumpkin Day”

Time to Kill the Fatted Pumpkin

Every year around this time I go through the autumn tradition I call killing the fatted pumpkin.  This is when I cook wonderful fresh pie pumpkins and freeze the puree for  the rest of the year. Cooking fresh pumpkin is easy: 1.  Choose a nice orange pie pumpkin. 2.  Cut pumpkin in half. 3.  Scoop outContinue reading “Time to Kill the Fatted Pumpkin”