We planted Cinderella Pumpkins this year, an heirloom variety so named for its resemblance to the pumpkin Cinderella’s fairy godmother turned into a carriage. I saved the biggest one for us and our apprentices to preserve in any way we saw fit. Even though Cinderella pumpkins grow big, it’s still tasty, unlike the kinds of pumpkins we grow for Jack-o-Lanterns. I […]Read more ›
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Nothing speaks quite so distinctly of Fall as pumpkins and gourds, dry corn stalks, and the changing colors of leaves. Not that we get all that the 2nd week of September, but still, I layer a flannel shirt over my tee-shirt for the first hour of harvest now that crisp mornings start and end our days. We aren’t experiencing much […]Read more ›
Yes–you too, can add pureed pumpkin to granola… who would’ve thought? Pumpkin works like applesauce, adding moisture and making it easy to decrease the oil a bit. I seasoned this like pumpkin pie, though kept it light on sweeteners so that I can serve it and eat it and not feel like I’m eating dessert for breakfast–not that that’s entirely […]Read more ›
We were a couple days late, but we held our family pumpkin carving event on November 3rd, scheduling it when everybody (except Mark) could be there. We figure 2-year-old Auden and Juniper and 9-month-old Eden will just think of Halloween as a season, rather than a day, kinda like Christmas. The stores treat it that way already. Not that I […]Read more ›