Holiday Pumpkins: A Collection of Inspired Recipes, Gifts, and Decorations

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Ten Speed Press, 2003 - Cooking - 111 pages
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As late summer leaves turn rich fall colors, our thoughts turn to celebrating the bountiful harvests and holidays of autumn. HOLIDAY PUMPKINS is a wonderful guide to some of the most beloved tastes and traditions of fall.Filled with over 30 recipes, HOLIDAY PUMPKINS offers both the old favorites as well as new dishes that will quickly become standards in any household. Traditional recipes range from Old-Fashioned Pumpkin Pie to Pumpkin Soup, Honey-Grilled Pumpkin Slices to Pumpkin Bread. Creative twists on this “new world” vegetable result in creations such as Sautéed Pumpkin, Red Peppers, and Greens and Polenta; Pumpkin Cheesecake in a Gingersnap-Walnut Crust.In addition to this delectable offering of recipes, HOLIDAY PUMPKINS presents over 30 decorating projects that use all sizes and colors of pumpkins. Here are directions not only for carving out a perfect jack-o'-latern but also for creating lovely Pumpkin Candle Holders, a Pumpkin Wreath, and Papier-Mâché Trick-or-Treat Baskets. Some of these projects are perfect to do with kids, and all of the projects and recipes will add to the enjoyments of the autumn holidays.

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An interesting, if somewhat sparse, collection of recipes for the titular ingredient awaits this work's reader. The recipes are well written and include the usual fare of pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

JENNIFER BARRY is the creator and designer of FESTIVE PICNICS, HOLIDAY HEARTS, the ITALIAN ARTISAN cookbook series, SONOMA, NAPA VALLEY, and several other books. She has won numerous awards, including James Beard and Julia Child cookbook awards and the Literary Market Place Publishing Designer of the Year award. She resides with her family in Fairfax, California.
GEORGEANNE BRENNAN, winner of both Julia Child and James Beard cookbook awards, has written over a dozen books on cooking and gardening. A writer and columnist for theSan Francisco Chronicleand regular contributor to numerous other publications, she divides her time between her Northern California farm and her home in the Provence region of France.

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