October 26 is National Pumpkin Day but it's safe to say that pumpkins are taking over the entire month and really the entire season. There are pumpkin cakes, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin pies, pumpkin pastries, pumpkin pasta, pumpkin chili, pumpkin latte... We could go on all day but we won't. Instead we'll just give you the recipes so you can get into the kitchen and go pumpkin crazy! Enjoy!
A buttery graham cracker layer rests underneath the fluffy, spiced pumpkin cake which is filled with a pocketful of marshmallow cream. Each cupcake is smothered with milk chocolate ganache, topped with more graham cracker crumbs and a toasty, roasty marshmallow.
It’s light yet filling, super creamy, and perfectly pumpkin-y without tasting at all sweet. The white beans, tahini, and olive oil lend the perfect heft and texture to the pumpkin puree, and the cumin and smoked paprika add the perfect smoky touch.
Tender young pumpkin stuffed with wild rice and cranberries makes for a fun and tasty dish. Serve as a light lunch or with an entrée of your choice, a fresh green salad, and a glass of dry rosé or white wine for a beautiful fall dinner.
This thick Pumpkin Cream Cheese Skillet Cornbread is the perfect side dish for any fall meal. Pumpkin, cheddar and cream cheese are spiked with cinnamon and are the standout ingredients of this easy, savory bread.