Tag Archives: pumpkin
Pumpkin panna cotta
Think pumpkin pie, but creamier, and without the faff of pastry, and you’re thinking panna cotta. The perfect Thanksgiving-y treat, but one that seems generally Fall, not specifically just for Thanksgiving, which is always pumpkin pie’s limitation.
Blaze and pumpkin minestrone soup
Last week, we took my visiting parents to Blaze, a pumpkin festival in a somewhat mythical place that city-dwellers refer to as “upstate”, which turns out to be about an hour out of the city near Sleepy Hollow. It is … Continue reading
Pumpkin Soup and Not Worrying.
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Upper West Side Halloween with Pumpkin Apple Soup
The Upper West Side is a great place to be on Halloween. The houses lining 69th street are decorated as individually themed haunted houses, ranging from the frightening â€“ serial killers in the process of being electrocuted, dangling corpses from … Continue reading
What’s not to love about Thanksgiving? Americans eat mashed sweet potatoes covered in mini marshmallows, drizzled with maple syrup, then broilled / grilled to a molten goo. This is amazing.
A Rotarian Halloween and Whole Roasted Pumpkins with Butternut Squash Risotto – This Dinner Will Get You Laid
One Halloween when my husband was a kid, he was picked by his school to be in one of those murder mysteries that were the absolute Newest Craze â€“ the kind that you can still buy now in a box … Continue reading
This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Thanksgiving Roast Chicken – and a triumphant lack of naked ballet!
Here are some of the things that a quick poll of my friends revealed they are thankful for this year: good health, family, having jobs, not having mice, iPads. Hereâ€™s what I am thankful for this year: I did not … Continue reading
The Monday Treat – Spiced Pumpkin Apple Cake with Maple Frosting
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Great excitement; the paper turkeys can once more grace the window sill. Thatâ€™s not a metaphor for something. I mean actual paper turkeys. And also paper pumpkins and garland. Gotta love a theme.
Roasted Butternut Squash Hummus and the stresses of pumpkin carving
The key to successful pumpkin carving, it turns out, is having access to some kind of saw.