Yesterday was Thanksgiving Day. After many years of attending holiday events that required multiple hours of travel and eating too much rich food, we no longer “do” a feast for the day. Frankly, we find it much more agreeable to simply have normal meals – the kind we would eat any other day of the year – and maybe, if we’re so inclined, make some holiday-themed dish as a nod to the day. This year, we made a crustless pumpkin pie – with tofu!
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Welcome to the third post in the “use it all” series! In the last post, I made pumpkin (guts) and raisin muffins. This soothing pumpkin soup with cremini mushrooms, curry, and nutmeg will warm the cockles even on the chilliest of days!
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This is the second post in a series on how I’m using as much of the pumpkins we carved for Halloween as possible. In my previous post, the Ghostbuster-themed jack o’lanterns’ innards provided delightful roasted pumpkin seeds. With plenty of the stately squash left, I needed to find other ways to use it. So why not a dark, toothsome muffin that utilizes the pumpkin “guts”?
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It’s the jack o’lantern and candy time of year! Carefully selected, two large pumpkins sat on the stone floor in the basement, patiently waiting for their transformation. It had been too warm to put them out early, so we got down to the wire with the carving…but ‘better late than never’, right?
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