Thursday, October 14, 2010

elegant pumpkin, beautiful pumpkin, yummy pumpkin

I'm in that pumpkin kind of mood...
There is something so appealing about pumpkins. From a design point of view; the different shapes, sizes colors and funky textures. Then from a foodie perspective there is the taste, oh the taste and the different ways to use pumpkin in the kitchen...whether it is savory or sweet, its up to you.
I didn't even touch on pumpkin carving...

I have found a few delicious and delightful ways to use pumpkins this season...enjoy!

                         Katie Grace Designs mason-jar-pumpkin-trifle  tutorial

                                          ozma of odds paper-pumpkin
You will fin the most delightful tutorial on how she made all this scrumptious whimsy on her blog... 

My recipe for:
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Brownies

Cream until Fluffy…
1 C. butter
1 C sugar
1 C brown sugar
1 egg
2 tsp. Vanilla

Combine separately…
2 C flour
1 tsp. Baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. nutmeg

15 oz. canned or freshly cooked pumpkin
2 C chocolate chips

Alternately add dry ingredients and pumpkin to the butter mix. Stir in chocolate chips.
Spread dough into greased 9X13” pan. Bake at 350* about 40 minutes.
Slice when cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar to serve.


  1. ...Hello Amber!
    Thank you for visiting today, and for sharing three very different and unique things to do with ~ PUMPKINS!! I have never tried pumpkin brownies but I never pass a tasty brownie up so I'll give them a try :)
    xo, Rosemary

  2. Hi Amber, thanks for the recipe sound tasteful!!!I do also adore Pumpkins.... the color and you can prepare so many different things!!!Have a lovely weekend!!

  3. Thank you Rosemary for visiting my blog! Your gorgeous tutorial was very inspiring and something I will definitely be trying... have a wonderful weekend as well!XXOO


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