Hello! It is fall! I know this because the calendar says "October," the temperature has dropped from the 80s down into the icies, and I am starting to panic about getting my Halloween costume together. Also, the pumpkins have arrived at the market! You can get pumpkin seeds pretty much any time of the year, I know, but there is nothing like the messy, gloppy fun of digging the guts out of a real, live pumpkin to carve up in a fancy art project, and then taking that flesh and making something delicious, like roasted pumpkin seeds for before-dinner snacking, for sprinkling on big salads, for many healthful minerals, protein and monounsaturated fat, and for making you glad it is fall.
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You can make a whole lot more with pumpkins than pumpkin pie. Try this delicious recipe for Orange-Pumpkin Roulade.
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