A popular choice for Halloween and Thanksgiving parties, pumpkin is one of the most festive members of the squash family, even when it’s not on important jack-o’-lantern duty.
Often used as an ingredient in sweet and savory dishes during the colder part of the year, canned pumpkin is the most common way people cook pumpkin, although pureed fresh pumpkin in most cases works just as well.
Below are 45 pumpkin recipes that will help you enjoy the great taste of pumpkin this season, whether you use it fresh or canned. As you can see, pumpkin is a surprisingly versatile vegetable which can be used for much more than the traditional pumpkin bread and pumpkin pie recipes you may already have tried.
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(Photo Credit: Black Cat With Pumpkin by Cobalt123.)