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Smokey Braised Mexican Pumpkin

Pumpkin isn’t just for pies!  If you want to bridge summer and fall cooking with the last of the fresh tomatoes & peppers but adding some lovely pumpkin to your tacos…here you go.  We made this as a vegetarian option for taco night, but I bet with a little pork, perhaps some pork jowl, it’d […]

Caramel Pumpkin or Sweet Potato Pie

– adapted by one of our favorite farm cooks, Donna Farley, from Fat Toad Farm’s Recipe Ingredients 15 oz pumpkin, squash or sweet potato puree (see below) 8 oz Fat Toad Farm Caramel – I use Vermont Maple flavour, FTF recommends Salted Bourbon or Original 2 eggs 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons molasses 2 tablespoons […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Truffles

With holiday parties coming up, I set out to adapt my truffle recipe to use some of the ingredients we grow on the farm – after some experimentation, the result is delicious! One batch makes about 40 truffles, which sounds like a lot until you start eating them. -Penelope Ingredients 1 Cup pumpkin, roasted and […]

Pumpkin Souffle

Fancy appearance, yet really easy.  And a fun, light treat.  They are pitched as dessert, but they are so light they could be anytime.   1.5 cups pumpkin puree 1/4 cup maple syrup 1 tsp each of cinnamon & ground ginger 1/2 tsp ground cloves & pinch of nutmeg Mix above together, the add 2 […]

Pumpkin souffle

Pumpkin Chorizo Lasagna

This recipe comes from a good friend of mine.  As long as I’ve known her, she’s had that god-given culinary instinct–she can throw seemingly random ingredients together, perform some alchemy in the skillet, and voila! Delicious dishes 24/7. She pulled this twist on the classic lasagna for the first time a few years ago, and […]

Squash Cornbread

Many folks asked for this recipe at Friday’s soup supper.  Liva was the cornbread maker and she is off to a 2 day conference with other Vermont Farmers about Hoophouse growing so for I am subistuting this recipe from the Victory Garden Cookbook which Jane Doerfer, of Brookfield’s Green Trails Inn, was a co-author.   I believe this […]

Pumpkin & Bacon Soup

from Jennifer McLagan’s Fat: Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient   1/2 lb Bacon or Bacon Ends 1 large onion, sliced 1 stalk celery, sliced (or celeriac) Sage, 1 sprig fresh or less dried 3.5 lbs pumpkin or winter squash 8 cups water or stock Salt & Pepper   Dice bacon ends, place in large saucepan […]

Pumpkin Cheesecake from American Flatbread

This recipe was shared by Jeremy Silansky (when he was  American Flatbread’s chef, now at Skinny Pancake, Montpelier) in a Food & Wine Magazine article eating local in winter.  When you cook the delicious long pie pumpkins, there is enough for soup, roasting and dessert!   “Jeremy Silansky borrowed this recipe from American Flatbread pastry chef Hannah Yerks, […]