"Super easy." "Quite addictive." "Divine." That's what folks are saying about these surprisingly seductive spiced pepitas.
We'd be happy to tuck into these layers of messy goodness any time, any place. Thanksgiving or July 4th, makes no difference.
Drunken pumpkin? Punken drumkin? Drumpin punkdrunk? This innocuous seeming slice boasts just a tad more personality than your typical pumpkin pie.
A lovely labor of love, this lasagna buries fresh pumpkin pasta beneath a quartet of cheeses--mozzarella, Gorgonzola, Fontina, and Parmigiano. May wanna loosen that belt.
A purée of pumpkin soup, enriched with chicken stock and leeks, is topped with crunchy pumpkin seeds seasoned with curry, cayenne pepper, and turmeric.
This riff on the classic marshmallow sweet potato casserole of your childhood plunks the sweet staple squarely where it belongs. That is, dessert.
At long last, a slice of pumpkin pie can be considered complete in and of itself—no dollop of whipped cream required. Pumpkin and meringue. So happy together.
Surprise is underrated. That's exactly why we love this unexpected yet inspired riff on roasted winter squash.
Deeply satisfying, these baked pumpkin donuts are gluten-free, paleo-friendly, and doused with maple and bacon or dark chocolate.
Ho ho ho. Time to melt some chocolate, toast some nuts, and cross some names off your holiday gift list.
Spicy Pepita Brittle11/15
When we think of brittle, we tend to think of a wallflower-like candy. We couldn't be more wrong.
Somewhat akin to a spice cake, this uber autumnal dessert takes a lovely autumnal lilt from pumpkin purée in the batter, maple syrup in the frosting.
This unerringly precise pumpkin cheesecake from Rose Levy Beranbaum is the perfect alternative to pumpkin pie. (Whoops. Is that heresy?)
Pumpkin Pasta Dough14/15
Spectacular handmade noodles that take their lovely color and subtle flavor from the sweet and vibrant flesh of pumpkin or whatever winter squash you fancy.