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
2 tsp. Vanilla
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.