Dec 11

Pumpkin Pie and…?

Autumn is a time to harvest a variety of richly colorful foods. Winter squash and pumpkins are members of the family of cucurbitaceae that we mentioned in a previous article. This link shares some of the many different varieties of pumpkins.

3.14159 – No, not this kind of Pi.

Like many foods, pumpkins lend themselves to a wide range of uses. Of course, everyone loves dessert and pumpkin pie is particularly popular during the holiday season. I like pumpkin pie but I actually prefer pumpkin bread.

Pumpkin can also be used as a vegetable, to make soup and even ice cream. Here is link with some delicious recipes.

Pumpkin stew with lamb sounds good. I will have to try this recipe.

Pumpkin seeds are a delicious and nutritious snack and said to be excellent for maintaining good prostate health in men over 50. They also make a tasty crunch dimension in ice cream.

When my kids were young we always observed the tradition of carving pumpkins at Halloween. It was a fun activity and Beth actually did some very creative carvings. Mine were always scary monster type faces.

puking pumpkin! Lol | Fall & Halloween | Pinterest

This picture shows what can happen if your little pumpkin eats too much candy and junk food!

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