Carving a pumpkin for Halloween and making pumpkin pie for a Thanksgiving feast are what many of us consider to be the two most popular uses for pumpkin, but they certainly aren't the only ways to use this versatile vegetable.
This Jack-O-Lantern-style pumpkin cake is a great way to get the kids in the spirit of Halloween. It is an easy project to have them join in and help. They will have fun creating their own unique face and will love adding the little spiders to the pumpkin cake.
This soft textured White Creamy Frosting recipe is thick enough for piping and creating shapes. It will remain soft and when made with butter, it has a rich flavor. Because of its ability to hold its shape, it works well for cake, cupcake, and cookie decorating.
If you want to make homemade pumpkin puree or pumpkin pie ahead of time, it is alright as long as you use the proper storage method. Also, leftover homemade pumpkin pie needs to be stored properly to keep it fresh as long as possible. See when to refrigerate and when to freeze.
This traditional homemade pumpkin pie is made from scratch with homemade puree. Homemade pumpkin puree can also be used in any pumpkin recipe calling for canned pumpkin. To substitute homemade puree, use 1 3/4 cups of pumpkin puree in place of a 15 oz. can of pumpkin.
A soup that is most often associated with the central and southern regions of Thailand. Made from the milk of coconuts, this soup may contain meat such as chicken or shellfish or as a subsitute, tofu may be added.
An Italian soup made in the manner of a traditional bean soup from the region of Tuscany. Tuscan White Bean Soup consists of a water-based broth which combines the flavors of the ingredients to provide an earthy bean flavor with a hint of tomato.