Out of the pumpkin patch


Many of these beauties seem too pretty to carve.  But definitely not too pretty to eat.  I think we’ll be keeping our pretty pumpkins around for a couple of weeks before adding them to delicious soups and risottos.

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Homestead Farm, Poolesville, MD. October 2014.

5 Comments on “Out of the pumpkin patch

    • I grew up in the southwestern US and I never saw them either until I moved further north. Not sure if the variety is just a northern US thing or part of the trendy heirloom food revival. Either way, the piles of crazy pumpkins are so cool.



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