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TAG : Pumpkin

Scents of the Season

Different smells remind me of different holidays. It really does.Since August, my nose has been bombarded with the scent of pumpkin spice every where I go. Lattes, coffee creamer, tea, candles, body sprays, etc., the list goes on.My nose has been bombarded with the scent of Fall, Halloween and ...

Ghosts, Witches, and Scarecrows

As I post this blog for you to read, Labor Day weekend is well behind us. The tractor shows that I go to are done for another year. Kids are back in school. With the end of 2016 inching a little bit closer, fall has come to signal that my favorite holiday is near: Halloween.Halloween has ...

Rose’s Country Pumpkin Muffins

Fall is pumpkin time and pumpkin is very versatile to cook with. It can be found in both savory and sweet dishes. Everyone is familiar with traditional pumpkin pie but I have found a different way to celebrate pumpkin. This is a really easy, fast and scrumptious pumpkin muffin recipe. The ...

Make Your Own Pumpkin Puree

We grow a lot of pumpkin and winter squash. I like to make pumpkin soup, bread, waffles, cookies, you name it. Pumpkin makes everything better, right? This is a Sweet Meat pumpkin from our garden. Until recently I processed my pumpkins in the oven by cutting them open and baking them. But I ...

Use Your Pumpkin Harvest for a Pumpkin Face Mask

Anybody still have pumpkin left in your freezer? We’re down to three quarts after harvesting more than 150 pounds last fall.We’ve eaten pumpkin every which-way, from waffles to soup to pizza. Here’s another fun way to use up your pumpkin harvest. As much as I enjoy clomping around the ...

Pumpkin Pizza

Growing large amounts of pumpkin and winter squash is one strategy we use to keep our garden harvest going long into winter. We can and freeze most of our garden vegetables. But at some point the chest freezer and the freezer in the house are stuffed. The beauty of winter squash is that it ...

Canned Pumpkin Pickles – a Sweet Fall Treat

Our pie pumpkin harvest last year numbered 21 absolute beauties in the 7-8 pound range. We traded some with friends and family, and made pumpkin pie, soup, and bread. We even tried a to-die-for pumpkin trifle. But by late-October we we were still looking at over 100 pounds of pumpkin to use up ...

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