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Grandma's Pumpkin Juice

This drink is just a nice one to have for the kids – it always makes Thanksgiving Day more festive and fun. What my Gram used to do was something similar — she would take what was left after making … Continue reading

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Maple Pumpkin Fudge

If you are into fudge, this recipe is so freaking good.  I love maple flavored fudge, with walnuts, and this recipe fits right into that, with the addition of pumpkin.  Perfect for the Autumn. I like to individually wrap these … Continue reading

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Halloween Recipes – Creamy Pumpkin Dip with Cookies

This is a very simple and easy to do recipe that’s great to do with the kids, and for kids parties (as well as adults Halloween parties).  We made this recipe a couple of years ago for the school party, … Continue reading

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

The BEST thing about carving pumpkins for Halloween, or making fresh pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving, is the pumpkin seeds.  I have always loved these, and can’t wait to roast them. I have two different ways I roast pumpkin seeds.  The … Continue reading

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Maple Pumpkin Oatmeal

  Like I’ve said in a previous post, I didn’t really like oatmeal much as a child.  It wasn’t until last year that I gave it another chance.  That said, I’ve been experimenting ;) It’s pumpkin season, and one of … Continue reading

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Soft Pumpkin Cookies

Today is a cool day for August, and one that makes me wish for Autumn days.  I’ve been making these cookies for years and years.  It’s a tradition – making the cookies, and then of course, it’s a tradition for my son and … Continue reading

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Pumpkin-Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 1/4 cup unsalted butter (1/2 stick), softened 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice 1 teaspoon grated orange zest 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 4 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted Blend the cream … Continue reading

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