Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Don’t waste the seeds after cooking your pie or making jack-o-lanterns. Instead, roast and salt the seeds for a delicious and nutritious snack. Let the children slosh through the fibers in pursuit of the slippery seeds, it is so much fun. 1 quart water2 Tablespoons salt2 cups pumpkin seeds1 Tablespoon vegetable oil or melted, unsalted […]

Pumpkin-Amaretto Cheesecake

This is a spirited version of an old fashioned favorite. It is sinfully rich. However, an occasional piece of cheesecake can fit into a well balanced diet. Moderation is the key. Bake and refrigerate this cheesecake a day ahead for best results. 11 whole graham crackers, crushed (about 1-1/2 cups crumbs)1/4 cup sugar1/3 cup unsalted […]

Pumpkin Pancakes

These pancakes can be prepared Butternut Squash, Hubbard Squash or other variety of winter squash. Use canned pumpkin puree, freshly prepared puree, or frozen puree which has been thawed. Cold leftover pancakes are an appetizing snack. 1 cup all purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice1 egg, slightly beaten2 cups pumpkin […]

Pumpkin Pie

A delicious pumpkin pie, spiced with ginger and cinnamon. INGREDIENTS: 1 1/4 cups pumpkin puree, canned or fresh3/4 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon ground ginger1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon all-purpose flour2 eggs, lightly beaten1 cup evaporated milk, undiluted2 tablespoons water1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract1 unbaked pastry shell (9-inch) PREPARATION: Combine pumpkin, sugar, salt, spices, and flour […]

Roast Pumpkin Lasagna

A delicious alternative to your family favorite. Try this decadent roasted pumpkin lasagna. Ingredients • 75ml olive oil • 500g pumpkin flesh, diced • Pinch of cayenne • Pinch of paprika • Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg • Salt • Ground black pepper • Fresh rosemary • 225g ricotta cheese • 50g butter • 50g […]