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? Something new and wonderful to do with pumpkin?

rainey Sep 25, 2013 04:21 PM

Got a good idea?

I've been collecting pumpkin recipes for years. I've got recipes for pumpkin butter, pie, soup, cookies, pasta sauce and breads (yeasted and quick). Still, this time of year you just want to surprise the senses and bag your limit of interesting ways to enjoy that tasty squash! ; >

Let's hear wacha got!

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    luvcubs Sep 29, 2013 07:01 AM

    Pumpkin cobbler


    This is soooo yummy. I love love love love love this. And it's very easy to put together.

    1. k
      kitchengardengal Sep 27, 2013 02:05 PM

      DH made some excellent pumpkin cream cheese frozen yogurt last fall. That's one we will do again.

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        pine time Sep 27, 2013 01:55 PM

        I have an enchilada recipe around here somewhere that calls for pureed butternut squash, but I sub pumpkin this time of year. It's really good.

        1. g
          gourmaniac Sep 27, 2013 12:14 PM

          Masaman Curry with pumpkin, green beans and meat of choice. The little cans of curry paste and coconut milk. Dinner in 15 min.

          1. w
            walker Sep 27, 2013 12:01 PM

            I found a recipe on line for Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins and can't wait to try making them. There are a few variations and I'm going to make the one that uses both regular white and brown sugar.

            By the way, can anyone tell me if I'll need to keep these refrigerated because of the cream cheese or will it be ok out on counter a day or two because it's cooked?

            1. pagesinthesun Sep 27, 2013 10:47 AM

              I haven't tried this yet, but it is on my fall recipe list.


              1. i
                idamayer Sep 26, 2013 12:19 PM

                Oh I absolutely love pumpkin chili:
                Make a regular ground beef chili but replace about half of the tomato sauce with pumpkin puree. If you're not opposed to beans in chili it goes well with kidney beans.

                The other I recommend is chicken and pumpkin enchiladas.

                For a more boring interpretation pumpkin with a little sage and red pepper flakes is nice as a filling for ravioli.

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                  sedimental Sep 25, 2013 08:38 PM

                  I love it in baked goods, but last year I really got into pumpkin smoothies for breakfast. Coconut milk, pumpkin, yogurt, nutmeg and cinnamon. Really nice way to start a fall morning :)

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                  1. re: sedimental
                    bobabear Sep 25, 2013 08:59 PM

                    That sounds fantastic! Was the pumpkin raw or cooked (steamed)?

                    1. re: bobabear
                      sedimental Sep 25, 2013 09:04 PM

                      Cooked! I like to bake pumpkin, store in the fridge. You can use organic pumpkin in the can too ( not the pie filling).

                      1. re: sedimental
                        jns7 Sep 27, 2013 10:16 AM

                        I'd love to know the proportions for your pumpkin smoothie.

                  2. bobabear Sep 25, 2013 04:27 PM

                    A similar thread happened last week that I loved - lots of good ideas there :)

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                    1. re: bobabear
                      rainey Sep 25, 2013 04:46 PM

                      Thanks! I missed that thread and found 3 things on it I want to try!

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