Serving Pumpkin

The word "pumpkin" comes from the Greek word "pepon," which means "ripened." Pumpkins come in a variety of sizes, from the mini-pumpkin, to the 800 pound one. Their flavor is sweet, while their texture is smooth. Discover the many ways to serve pumpkin with these titles from our digital collections.

Review provided by Hoopla
Buttercup or crookneck, patty pan or sugar pumpkin, squashes and pumpkins are delicious additions to muffins, breads, soups, salads, pastas, entrées, and sweets. Just as good in the morning as at night, the recipes in this beautiful collection include such gems as Cranberry-Walnut Pumpkin Coffee Cake, Grilled Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Zucchini and Goat Cheese, and Five-Spice Pumpkin-Ginger Cake. With 40 wonderful recipes, a glossary of the types of squash, basic cooking instructions, and useful tips on how to buy and store them, these versatile, delicious gourds make for year-round goodness.

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The beginning of fall brings buzz and excitement around all things pumpkin. From the huggable lattes we eagerly await all year to the homemade roasted pumpkin seeds whipped up after carving a jack-o'-lantern on Halloween to the first (or third) slice of pie during the holidays, there's a place for pumpkin in everyone's heart. In her new cookbook, Purely Pumpkin, Allison Day, popular blogger and creator of the award-winning YummyBeet.com, brings the cozy warmth of pumpkin into our homes with a seasonal, whole foods recipe set and earthy food photography. With savory and sweet recipes for all meals of the day—including a mouthwatering pumpkin dessert chapter—it's the cookbook your home shouldn't be without during the fall and winter months.

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The big orange pumpkin is no longer just for Halloween! Gail Damerow shows you how to cultivate more than 95 varieties of pumpkin, and provides recipes for pumpkin pies, muffins, and even pumpkin beer. You'll also learn how to use pumpkins in a variety of craft projects, from carving unique jack-o'-lanterns to creating pumpkin-scented creams and soaps. With tips on growing giant pumpkins, preserving your harvest through the winter, and much more, The Perfect Pumpkin will delight pumpkin lovers of all sensibilities.

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Learn how to carve pumpkins with these fun activities.

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