FOOD FUN: Pumpkin Soup In A Mini Pumpkin

Express your inner artist by turning miniature pumpkins into bowls for pumpkin soup. The next fun part is garnishing them with whatever appeals to you. Some of our favorites: Croutons: cornbread, pumpkernickel or sourdough Dairy: crème fraîche, sour cream, yogurt Heat: crushed red pepper flakes, red jalapeno (circles or minced) Meat: bacon, frizzled ham or…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pumpkin Soup, In A Pumpkin Or Not

TOP PHOTO: Pumpkin soup in a pumpkin terrine. Photo courtesy Cristina Ferrare. BOTTOM PHOTO: Pumpkin soup in a real pumpkin. Photo by G.M. Vozd | IST.   When was the last time you had pumpkin soup? It seems to have been supplanted by its cousins, acorn squash soup and butternut squash soup. The multi-purpose fruit…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Serve Pumpkin Soup In A Pumpkin Tureen

You can buy a ceramic pumpkin tureen for the holiday season. Or, you can make one out of a real pumpkin, and have pumpkin soup to boot. Select a handsome pumpkin of a size that suits your needs. Wash the pumpkin. With a sharp knife, cut the “lid” off of the pumpkin. Scoop the flesh…
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