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...more pumpkin...any recipes? maybe soups?

 
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We are down to the last two 25-30 pound pumpkins...end of the winter, they are keeping great but I want to cook while it is still cool and we are using the wood stove. Over the holidays I made more pies than I have in my life and I think we are both tired of my version of pumpkin soup. I bake them one at a time and dehydrate as much as I can to powder as I use it in what ever. I am a very simple cook..plain ingredients and I love sweet potatoes so much more than more pumpkin. They are local seed what are called 'field' pumpkins and might keep you from starving in a bad winter

....and they do taste really good for a pumpkin
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Hobakjeon!



This works with any type of winter squash, and its definitely a change from the usual sweet pie or bread recipes. Put a little green onion in with it and it makes a good substitute for a flat-bread or a tortilla type dish. With a little sour cream on it, it's an interesting variant on Jewish latkes or Polish placki.
 
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Judith, when you call something a pumpkin, you mean big, not so tasty ones often used for fodder,
as opposed to 'winter squash', which are the standard eating varieties?
We only have pumpkins over here
Curried pumpkin soup's good:
fry off onion, ginger root and garlic with loads of ground Indian spices.
Add chopped pumpkin and water, cook till soft, puree and salt to taste.
I always add something acidic at the end -pickled lemons/limes are good, or vinegar.
Coriander leaves on top are delicious, and replacing some water with coconut cream makes it fancy!

a pumpkin recipe thread
 
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Thanks, John and Leila! I think those ideas will get me through ...especially with the link to David's thread...I should have looked there first, more good stuff

As far as I know this is a 'pumpkin'...a pumpkin is a squash though, I thought? Anyway good flavor but pumpkiny...not so rich and complex as a butternut or some of the others.
 
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I'd probably make pumpkin bread with walnuts and half the sugar they say (why are "breads" sweeter than cakes?)
 
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I made a video on little pumpkin soup, all from my own garden. Tastes like a little piece of heaven without preservatives!

 
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