Fall Fest: Pumpkin and Winter Squash

by Madeline Shores

Pumpkins and squash are way more delicious than jack-o-lanterns and cornucopia displays. You don’t think so? Step into our kitchen and join us in learning about and cooking some of our favorite fall foods.

Dossiers
Pumpkins: Into the Pumpkin Patch
Winter Squash: A Must for Fall

Featured Recipe: Butternut Squash Bisque with Nutmeg Crème Fraîche

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Here’s what our other Fall Fest friends are cooking with pumpkin & winter squash this week. Go take a peek and leave a comment or recipe. You can also follow along on Twitter with the hashtag #fallfood.

Caroline: the Wright Recipes
Roasted Pumpkin and Winter Squash with Labneh and Skhug

Alana: Eating From the Ground Up
Fall Vegetable Chicken Pot Pie

Alison: Food2
Pumpkin Donuts

Toby: Healthy Eats
Pumpkin 5 Ways (Including Seed-Studded Pumpkin Bread)

Kirsten: Food Network
Best Pumpkin Recipes

Cate: Sweetnicks
Baked Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar and Butter

Caron: San Diego Foodstuff
Clay Pot Winter Squash

Paige: The Sister Project
Pumpkin, Roasted, Stuffed and All Grown Up

Michelle: Cooking Channel
Pumpkin and Squash Recipes

Food Network UK
Praise the Gourd

HOW YOU CAN JOIN IN FALL FEST:
Each Wednesday for the rest of the fall, a group of blogging friends including those above will swap our recipes and tips about the following harvest-fresh ingredients. Here’s the schedule:
10/13 Pumpkin & Winter Squash
10/20 Pears
10/27 “Mad Stash”, aka what you’re canning, preserving, freezing for winter
11/3 Root Vegetables
11/10 Brassicas

We each post something and then link to one another, so that you can travel around the combined effort, gathering the goodies. Sharing makes the experience even better, so if you have a recipe or tip that fits any of our weekly themes, you can do either of the following:

  • Leave a comment on participating blogs with a link to your recipe/tip
  • Publish a post of your own, and grab the juicy Fall Fest 2010 badge (illustrated by Matt Armendariz of Mattbites)

We hope to see you in the kitchen!

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