Fresh Pumpkin Pie Recipe: Grown From Seed & Made From Scratch

The feasting time has come, my friends, when we stuff ourselves with turkey & all the sides. Pumpkin pie has always been my favorite part of Thanksgiving. Years ago, I was perfectly happy with store-bought pies for the holidays. That all changed once I started making my own pies. My baking life completely changed once…

I Grew a Pumpkin! + General Pumpkinpalooza-ness

Happy Halloween Eve! I thought I would give a little update on my post from a couple a month ago about growing pumpkins from seed. Mainly, because it’s prime pumpkin season, but also because that pumpkin actually grew! After all of the problems that I have faced trying to grow pumpkins & squash through the…

How to Roast Pumpkins & Make Fresh Pumpkin Puree

Happy Halloween, everyone! We’re right in the midst of pumpkin season (one of my favorite seasons). Every year I decorate my house with pumpkins & explore new pumpkin culinary pursuits. A few years ago I decided to try making fresh pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving, instead of canned pumpkin & I’ve never looked back. Fresh pumpkin…