Tortellini with Pumpkin Alfredo Sauce INGREDIENTS: Kosher salt 2 9 -ounce packages cheese tortellini 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 small shallot, finely chopped 1/2 cup canned pure pumpkin Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg 1 1/4 cups heavy cream 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese, plus more for topping Freshly ground pepper Chopped fresh parsley, for toppingContinue reading
Glazed Sweet Potatoes with Maple Gastrique INGREDIENTS: 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/3-inch rounds 2 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided 6 tablespoons maple syrup 6 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 2 1/2 tablespoons butter $ 3/8 teaspoon black pepper Cooking spray $ 1 tablespoon chopped fresh marjoram leaves PREPARATION: 1. Preheat oven toContinue reading
Squash Gratin INGREDIENTS: YIELD: 6-8 Servings 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 1 small butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 small kabocha squash, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon ground mace Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1 cupContinue reading
Spiced Pumpkin-Raisin Cookies INGREDIENTS: YIELD: 23-26 cookies 1 cup all-purpose flour 2/3 cup old-fashioned oats 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 3/4 cup raw sugar, plus additional for sprinkling 1/2 cup canned pumpkin puree 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup 1 teaspoonContinue reading
Graveyard Parfaits – Pumpkin Dirt Pudding INGREDIENTS: 1 (12 oz) can evaporated milk 1 (15 oz) can pumpkin puree (1¾ cup) 1 (5 oz) box instant vanilla pudding 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ an 8 oz container cool whip 1 package oreos, crushed 4 Tablespoons butter, melted 8 Milano cookies Handful chocolate chips PREPARATION: For theContinue reading
Halloween Mummy Hot Dogs INGREDIENTS: 1 can Crescent Roll Dough 2 American Cheese slices 8 Hot Dogs 16 Candy Eyes Cooking spray PREPARATION: Preheat oven to 375. Cut each cheese slice into 4 strips. Unroll dough and separate into 4 rectangles (crimp diagonal cuts in each one together). Cut each rectangle lengthwise into 1/2″ stripsContinue reading
Pumpkin Cheese Ball Recipe With a mixer, blend 16 ounces room-temperature cream cheese with 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar, 3 tablespoons minced onion, 2 tablespoons salsa, 2 teaspoons ground cumin and 1 teaspoon minced jalapeno. Scoop onto plastic wrap and use the wrap to form the mixture into a 5-inch pumpkin-shaped ball; chill at leastContinue reading
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