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Pumpkin-nog pudding

"I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion." Henry David Thoreau, American writer Once upon a time, people everywhere ate everything and they did not double over in pain or break out in hives. Like glass slippers and whistling while one works, however,… Continue reading Pumpkin-nog pudding

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Savory-swirl pumpkin soup

“Like all magnificent things, it's very simple.” Natalie Babbit, "Tuck Everlasting" Americans do odd things with pumpkins this time of year. Turquoise. Fine for soup bowls, not for soup. The orange speaks for itself, does it not? Normally, I am a rather mild mannered person. But, when I pass a porch displaying a pumpkin that… Continue reading Savory-swirl pumpkin soup

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Pumpkin-Apple Bread

"They're back! Pumpkin-spice brake pads." sign on a West Coast auto shop I shared this recipe last fall, but, as the above quote verifies, pumpkin mania has obviously come 'round again! You know who you are. Enjoy! Oh, yeah... Pumpkin Apple Bread Butter (or coat with canola oil if you're dairy free) two loaf pans.… Continue reading Pumpkin-Apple Bread

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Pumpkin Apple Bread

“It was time to take the pumpkin out of the pot and eat it. In the final analysis, that was what solved these big problems of life. You could think and think and get nowhere, but you still had to eat your pumpkin. That brought you down to earth. That gave you a reason for… Continue reading Pumpkin Apple Bread