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Recipes Featuring Pumpkin

  • Pumpkin Pudding | 1 quart pumpkin, stewed & strained
    1 quart pumpkin, stewed & strained 1/2 pint cream 1 cup sifted sugar 3 ounces butter 4 Tbsp wine 4 Tbsp brandy 1/3 nutmeg, grated 1/4 tsp powdered cinnamon 8 eggs, whites & yolks beaten very l
  • Squash (Pumpkin) Cake
    4 eggs 1 2/3 cups sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 1 3/4 cups mashed winter squash (or pumpkin) 2 cups flour 2 tsps baking powder 1 tsps soda 1 tsp salt 2 tsps cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • Pumpkin Pie
    1 cup pumpkin, strained 1 cup milk 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon Pinch of nutmeg 1 egg
  • Pumpkin Pie | 2 cups steamed or baked pumpkin
    2 cups steamed or baked pumpkin 1 cup sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ginger 1 pint scalded milk 2 large eggs Paste
  • Pumpkin Soup
    Pumpkin Boiling water Salt Butter Cream Salt and pepper Flour Yolk of an egg
  • Harvest Pumpkin Custard Crunch Cake
    1 can (30oz.) Easy Pumpkin Pie Mix (I use Libby Brand) 2/3 cup (5fl.-oz. can) evaporated milk 2 large eggs, slightly beaten 1 pkg. (18.25oz.) yellow cake mix (I use Pillsbury) 1/2 cup 
  • Pumpkin Pie | 2 eggs, beaten
    2 eggs, beaten 3/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon flour Pinch salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 cup cooked pumpkin 1 cup milk 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • Pumpkin Chiffon Pie
    1/2 recipe pastry 1 tablespoon gelatine 1/4 cup cold water 1 1/2 cups cooked pumpkin 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/4 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ginger 2 eggs, separated 1 cup milk 1
  • Pumpkin Pie | 1/2 cup brown sugar
    1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1 teaspoon cinnamon Few grains salt 1 cup cooked pumpkin 1 cup scalded milk 2 eggs, slightly beaten 1/2 te
  • Pumpkin Butter

About Pumpkin

  • Field pumpkins are harder to bake with because they are large and stringy
  • Sugar pie pumpkins are popular for baking and soups
  • If you intend to grow pumpkins, keep in mind that they require a lot of water and fertilizer
  • Pumpkins actually have more potassium than bananas
  • Pumpkins are high in beta-carotene which is linked to cancer prevention
  • Pumpkins are loaded with vitamin A which helps to promote good eyesight
  • It is rumored that Christopher Columbus brought pumpkin seeds to Europe upon his return from America
  • Most evidence indicates that pumpkins originated in the Ancient Americas
  • Native American farmers often grew pumpkins/squash with corn and string beans because they had a symbiotic growing effect
  • Pumpkins are in the gourd family which includes watermelon, zucchini, and cantaloupe
  • The heaviest pumpkin ever recorded was presented at a festival in Minnesota (in 2010) weighing in at 1800 lbs.
  • The Jack-o-lantern originated from an Irish legend based on a character named "Stingy Jack" who tricked the Devil and upon his death was blocked from both Heaven and Hell
  • The word "pumpkin" evolved from the Greek word "pepon" which translates to "large melon"
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