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Recipes from the Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin Patch

Love pumpkin recipes? We don’t mean the dubious results from your mom’s manic marathon cooking sessions that would begin the day after Halloween and skid right  into Thanksgiving morning. Or the slap-dash treats you made in elementary school that bore no resemblance to anything remotely gourd-like. No, we mean the simple love of all things pumpkin that’s inextricably woven into that sweet, late-Ocotober childhood wish to sit and wait all moony-eyed in a pumpkin patch with Linus and Sally and believe that the Great Pumpkin would arise and be borne aloft.

Well, we remember, too. And like you, we hold that eternally optimistic assumption that pumpkin recipes should be an everyday type of thing, like after-school snacks or The Simpsons reruns. And we love those clunky gourds, airborne or otherwise, with a harder-than-hell-to-slice skin and insides ensnared in a creepy cobweb of seeds and still wonder how all that becomes some of the best pumpkin recipes of the season.

Our Favorite Pumpkin Recipes

Soup Recipes

Pumpkin Soup with Curried Pumpkin Seeds
Pumpkin Soup with Curried Pumpkin Seeds
Pumpkin Soup with Chicken and Ginger-Braised Leeks
Pumpkin Soup with Chicken and Ginger-Braised Leeks
Pumpkin-Cider Soup
Irish Pumpkin-Cider Soup with Crème Frâiche

                           Braises and Pasta Recipes

Lamb Tagine in a Roasted Whole Pumpkin
Lamb Tagine in a Roasted Whole Pumpkin
 Braised Short Ribs with Horseradish Gremolata and Pumpkin Orzo
Braised Short Ribs with
Pumpkin Orzo
Pumpkin and Sage Pasta Hats
Pumpkin and Sage Pasta Hat Tortellini

Cake Recipes

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Pecan Crust
Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Pecan Crust
Pumpkin Cake With Maple–Cream Cheese Frosting
Pumpkin Cake With Maple–Cream Cheese Frosting
Pure Pumpkin Cheesecake
Pure Pumpkin Cheesecake with Pecans and Caramel

Sweet Treat and Tart Recipes

Sweet Pumpkin with Walnuts
Sweet Pumpkin with Walnuts
Bourbon Pumpkin Tart with Walnut Streusel
Bourbon Pumpkin Tart with Walnut Streusel
Pumpkin Trifles
Pumpkin Trifles with Caramel and Walnuts

Candy, Bark, and Brittle Recipes

Hazelnut, Pumpkin Seed, and Pistachio Dark Chocolate Bark
Hazelnut, Pumpkin Seed, and Pistachio Dark Chocolate Bark
Spicy Pepita Brittle
Spicy Pepita Brittle
Pumpkin Crunch
Spicy Pumpkin Crunch with Cranberries

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