Tag: pumpkins

Oct 09

When and How to Harvest Pumpkins

Pumpkins bring us a bounty of joy during the holidays including the Jack-O-lantern, decorative pumpkins, pies and cakes. Pumpkin is widely used during the Halloween season for fun festivities and in the Thanksgiving season to thank God for the bountiful harvest. Fall is the time when the pumpkins are ready for harvesting. It is crucial to know when …

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Oct 05

Traditional Halloween Recipes

It is difficult to think of Halloween as being anything other than a purely commercial holiday.  However, there are many traditional recipes associated with Halloween that reveal the holiday’s history and importance.  Many of these recipes can be made with one sole source—the pumpkin!  One of the essential components of Halloween, the pumpkin is the …

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Sep 24

Growing Organic Pumpkins

Fresh organic pumpkin makes for a delicious fall treat.  And there’s still time to grow pumpkins in many parts of the country! If you want to grow your own pumpkin treats and Jack O’Lanterns this year, then check out this complete how-to guide for growing your own! Read more of this definitive pumpkin growing article on …

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Sep 18

How to Make a Pumpkin Crunch Dessert Cake

During the months of October and November, my family really enjoys this Pumpkin Crunch dessert recipe. It takes about 10 minutes to prepare and 50 minutes to bake. This is a really nice dessert to serve at your Halloween parties or after your Thanksgiving holiday meal. I often entertain here at my home during the …

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Oct 23

Halloween Decorations on a Dime

Want to create spooktacular Halloween party on a budget? Follow these low-cost decorating tips to create a howling good party! Creating a frightfully fun scene for a Halloween party doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune. Just use a few (or all) of these tips to create party decorations that won’t scare your budget! …

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Oct 13

How to Make Great Baked Goods With Your Pumpkins

So you grew pumpkins this year. Or maybe you just bought some to decorate the house or yard. Don’t throw them out; use them for baking. With pumpkin puree, you can make great baked goods from bread to pies to muffins. Sure you can buy canned pumpkin from the store but fresh is better, healthier, …

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