Winter Squash Soup

It was cold this weekend (I know, I know, 50°F isn’t really cold), so I decided to make a warming winter squash soup out of pumpkin puree and a leftover half of butternut squash. It was a perfect for lunch on a lazy fall weekend. This soup is based on a recipe for winter squash … Continue reading

The Best Pumpkin Bread. Ever.

Seriously, I mean it. This is, without a doubt, the best pumpkin bread I’ve ever made – or eaten. Ever. It’s deliciously moist and awesomely spiced without being overly sweet. This exquisite bread was adapted from Alton Brown’s recipe. I had extra shaved pumpkin – which I shaved from the inside of the pumpkins that … Continue reading

Easy Homemade Pumpkin Puree

Hands down, one of the best fall flavors has got to be pumpkin. Hands. Down. Especially when it’s mixed with delicious spices. Many scrumptious autumnal recipes – such as the classic Thanksgiving staple, pumpkin pie – often call for a can of two of pumpkin puree. I’ve used the canned puree before – Trader Joe’s … Continue reading