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Roasted spiced pumpkin seeds recipe

Whether you’re carving Jack-o-Lanterns for Halloween or roasting squash for a Winter comfort dinner, don’t throw out the seeds! Roast them up with some aromatic spices for a healthy Fall-flavored snack, or a garnish to many Mexican dishes. Jump to: Recipe: Spiced Pumpkin Seeds | Which Pumpkin Seeds Are Edible? | How To Remove and …

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Slow Cooker Smoky Turkey Chili with Squash & Beans

This slow-cooker turkey and butternut squash chili is the perfect dish to make for Fall and Winter, especially if you have leftover turkey from Thanksgiving. If not, the chili is also great with ground turkey, pork or beef. Or exclude the meat altogether and have an incredible vegetarian chili! The recipe is a perfect balance …

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Heirloom Squash Varieties: Best Flavor & Growing Tips

Heirloom squash often taste better than hybrid varieties, which have been grown to look pretty or ship well. This guide will help you grow or cook with the best of them, distinguishing which are best for soup, desserts or baked pumpkin seeds. Like heirloom tomatoes, heirloom squash are distinctive in flavor, color and uses! Jump …

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Homemade pumpkin butter in big batches for holiday gifts

There is no better Fall breakfast than rich, velvety pumpkin butter slathered on toast with a cup of coffee. This homemade pumpkin butter is made with apple cider, aromatic spices, sliced ginger and a bit of orange liqueur. A video of how to can it for holiday gift giving is included. Jump to: Recipe | …

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Low Carb Stuffed Squash Blossoms without Frying

Stuffed squash blossoms are not hard to make! Here is the “how-to” on cleaning, storing, baking or frying stuffed blossoms. The recipe below is for baked blossoms stuffed with ricotta and Swiss chard. Enjoy! Jump to: Recipe | Substitute Stuffings | Pan Frying | Baking | Male vs Female Blossoms | Best Batter | Storing …

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Pumpkin Pancakes with Leftover Squash or Canned Pumpkin

Some of the tastiest Winter squash varieties are gigantic, resulting in leftover pumpkin/squash puree after cooking. What to do with it? Make some delicious, savory (or sweet) pumpkin pancakes! Pumpkin pancakes work equally well with canned pumpkin and you can make them in a skillet or baked in a sheetpan. Easy to Make Savory vs …

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Brazilian Shrimp in Pumpkins – Camarão na Moranga

Camarão na Moranga (Shrimp in Pumpkin) is a creamy seafood stew from Brazil beautifully served in a colorful pumpkin. Traditionally it would be served in a pinkish heirloom variety of pumpkin called Moranga (see photo below). If you can’t find this variety however, an orange baking pumpkin will work just fine. The flavor and the presentation …

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Pumpkin (Squash) Soup: with Smoky Anchos

Pumpkin Ancho Soup, whether made with small pie pumpkins, butternut squash or any of the heirloom squash varieties is a creamy, hearty, healthy soup — perfect for cool Fall or chilly Winter nights.  Detailed video in recipe below Jump to: RECIPE | Best Squash for Soup | Substitutions for Ingredients | Roasting vs Slow Cooker …

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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies: Cream Cheese Chai Filling

Pumpkin whoopie pies are an easy cake-like treat, generally made with cream cheese filling. This recipe amps it up a notch by adding chai spices to the filling and making the pumpkin cookie with browned butter. Jump to: Recipe | What is a Whoopie Pie? | Chai Filling | Substitutions Where Does the Name “Whoopie …

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