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?
Pumpkin spice is all the rage these days. It's in everything from teas to lattes to candles to muffins to... sauerkraut?! Oh, yes. You're seeing it here for the first time; a festive, warming and delicious cultural & culinary exploration. Enjoy!
Homemade pumpkin liqueur is the perfect after dinner drink for your holiday entertaining this year.
Slow cooker pumpkin butter with vanilla bean and port is dark and rich and totally addictive. Luckily, it comes together quickly in the crock pot, so another batch is always easy to come by.
No-waste ways to use up those Halloween pumpkins. Recipes for vegan pumpkin-vegetable stock and garam masala roasted pumpkin seeds.
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.
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.