Tag: pumpkin

The Food Desert Project: Bolani Kadu (Persian Pumpkin Turnovers)

The Food Desert Project: Bolani Kadu (Persian Pumpkin Turnovers)
Whenever autumn rolls around, I stockpile cans of pumpkin puree – not the “pumpkin pie filling” that has who knows what added, but the plain stuff.  I love baking with it, and for Halloween breakfast I’d made pumpkin muffins and added a jam swirl to the batter, which used 1 cup of pumpkin.  Terrific. Of... Read more »

The Food Desert Project: Vegan Pumpkin Almond Cream Soup

The Food Desert Project: Vegan Pumpkin Almond Cream Soup
Every year, we host the Neighborhood Watch for Halloween. A while back, our neighborhood was plagued by teens who thought egg-throwing was mischief and good fun, but who didn’t realize that eggs permanently stain masonry and fabric awnings, and etch the paint on cars. Over 40 dozen eggs (we retrieved the cartons,) or 4 full cases was... Read more »

The Food Desert Project: Quick Pumpkin Chili

The Food Desert Project: Quick Pumpkin Chili
Chili is one of those wintertime foods everybody loves. It is a humble dish with an enigmatic past – some say it came by way of a mysterious Lady in Blue, others that it traces its roots to pre-Civil War Texas prison food, but everyone agrees it is delicious.  Traditional chili requires long, slow cooking, but I... Read more »
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