From Currant-Pumpkin-Oat Scones to Chicken-Pumpkin Tacos, Pumpkin-Filled Ravioli with Fried Sage, Ginger-Pumpkin Ice Cream, and of course (seven ) pies, this comprehensive cookbook reminds us that the iconic symbol of fall is so much more than jack-o'-lantern material. These 139 recipes offer diverse and delicious options for enjoying pumpkin and other winter squash, such as butternut, acorn, and kabocha, year-round. With recipes for many forms of pumpkin, including both fresh and canned pumpkin puree, and inspired by world cuisines, the versatility of this superfood shines through in snacks, drinks, salads, soups, main dishes, and desserts.
About the Author
DeeDee Stovel is the author of numerous cookbooks, including the bestseller Picnic (978-1-58017-377-3; Storey, 1990; 158,000 copies in print). A caterer, long-time teacher of cooking and nutrition, and a passionate advocate of fresh, homemade food, she lives in northern California.