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.
Bread Making Demonstration:Quick Bread
Banana bread is a popular quick bread that is usually flavored with bananas that have been mashed. Most often, the best bananas to use for banana bread are ones that are overripe and may not be very palatable when eaten as is.
Strawberries are an easy garnish for summer desserts. With a paring knife, slice strawberry from a point slightly below the top stem to the bottom. Continue making thin slits from one end of the strawberry to the other.
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.