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Maple-Pumpkin-Cheese cake-Pie

15 Nov

Mmmm Hmm! Everyone seemed to really like this. It’s the best of all worlds…kind of cheese-cake, kind of pie, kind of pumpkin, kind of maple syrup… In total, its warm and happy and sure to put a smile on your face for next Thursday. Or today. Whatever you chose.

You’ll need:

  • 1 1/2 cups pumpkin
  • 200g cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 T pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 pie crust

For THE SAUCE, use this delicious delicacy.

Directions:

  1. Make your pie crust, or prepare a 9″ pie pan with cooking spray, and preheat oven to 350*F
  2. In a blender, food processor, or with your wonderful own wonderful strength, mix together pumpkin, brown sugar, and eggs until smooth.
  3. Cut up your cream cheese into small cubes, and mix it thoroughly into your batter.
  4. Add all remaining ingredients.
  5. Bake in a preheated over for about 30-45 minutes.

Serve, and Enjoy!

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Bronze-Medalist Curried Pumpkin and Tomato Soup

21 Feb

So I bet you’re wondering why this recipe gets a fun name. About 2 weeks ago, a local business called for entries for a cooking competition, under the parameters of something simple, student friends, and under $10. Like any day, I looked at what we had leftover in our fridge. We had half a can of pumpkin leftover after making a delicious pumpkin risotto recipe, and I decided to use the other half on a curried pumpkin and tomato soup! I submitted the recipe, was chosen out of around 50 people to compete for 1st place among two other contestants. I came happily in third, and decided to share the recipe with everyone.

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