Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Easy recipe for pickled pumpkin, sweet, sour and tasty, will last long after the ghouls and goblins leave for another year.....
A spicy pumpkin pickle with a hint of curry and cinnamon spice.
So how come you see pumpkin butter in mason jars from local farms and preserves makers, but you're not supposed to can it at home? We did a little digging.
These pickles are a departure from the usual pie and spice latte preparation that pumpkins typically receive. They are a brilliant addition to an autumn cheese plate or salad.
Got a few last pumpkins sitting around. Why not pickle some? Recipe for pickled pumpkin that can be used in a seasonal Kale Salad.
Pumpkin Pickles: cardamom, sugar, vinegar and a cinnamon stick transform pumpkin into an amazing pickle to have with a chunk of cheese.
Nothing says October like pumpkin carving. But do not just throw out those jack-o-lantern seeds. You can easily roast them for a healthy snack.
This pumpkin butter is enhanced with maple and spice. Throw everything in the slow cooker and stir occasionally -- it's a fun treat for any October gathering.
Not your run-of-the-mill butter -- made with fresh fall apples and pumpkin, and simple to prepare in your crockpot. And bourbon makes it all that much better!
Ditch the can and make your own pumpkin purée!
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