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Fresh Pumpkin Recipes: 5 ways to use your fresh pumpkin

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E 'fall, and vegetarian stores are crowded with beautiful golden pumpkins. The pumpkin is a vegetable, very nutritious, rich in antioxidants, fiber and vitamins, so it's a great way to add menu drop in quality.

You can canned pumpkin in any recipe, substitute with pumpkin puree, but you will get a better flavor when cooked fresh pumpkin itself. cut out for the best flavor, sliced and cook fresh pumpkin seeds and roast over medium heat 30-40 minutes. When cool enough,Remove skin and mash or mix the meat. Alternatively, pumpkin seeds and raw skin, cut into pieces in a large pan with a minimum of water and simmer. Drain and mash, blend or process to a puree.

Here are 5 ideas for using fresh pumpkin.

pumpkin soup, pumpkin soup makes wonderful. Cook fresh pumpkin cubes in vegetable broth, adding other vegetables such as onions, leeks, potatoes, carrots or beets, if desired. When the vegetables are soft,in a blender or food processor. For the mashed additional cost, add spices such as cinnamon or nutmeg. fresh grated ginger or even work well.

pumpkin pie, add 175ml (1 cup) of mashed pumpkin recipes teabread for moisture. More details and spices with pumpkin, because their natural taste is very mild. traditional choice is a mixture of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves and allspice.

Pumpkin Pie Thanksgiving would be complete without a pumpkin pie. L 'easiest way is to use a cake or crust when baked cake (or buy a good quality finished one). For enough filling for two 9-inch (20 cm) pie crust, mix 450 ml (2 ½ cups) pumpkin puree, fresh or canned, milk with 5 oz low-fat evaporated, three eggs, 1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon , ¾ teaspoon ginger, ¼ teaspoon nutmeg and allspice (but check first with spices such as canned pumpkin is a seasoned finish) each. Bake for 15 minutes at 425F/220C/gas 7, lowerTemperature on 350F/180C/gas 4 for another 40 minutes.

Great pumpkin pancakes for breakfast, these are just a few minutes rushed vice 90ml (1 / 2 cup) pumpkin puree for the same amount of milk in your favorite pancake recipe and bake in a hot frying pan, pour the batter just enough to make small pancakes.

Try pumpkin in pumpkin, diced salt, fried onions and garlic, cooked with chili, then in a tomato sauce with a dash. Great with pasta or rice. Or usePumpkin Risotto. Finely chop 4 shallots or onion and soften in olive oil. Mix 250g (1 ½ cups) risotto rice (3 cups) grated 500g fresh pumpkin (food processor to do with a grill), then gradually add 850ml (5 cups) of hot vegetable stock, adding that each was certainly added the rice and add before the next one. In rice and pumpkin are soft, can mix with a generous grating Parmesan and rest, covered for 10 minutesLet the rice swell.

The pumpkin is the season for a few months, most of them in place this year in this recipe fresh pumpkin.

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Creative Soap Crafts

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Soap is a craft, fun and easy to do. This is a great project to do with your kids.Simply follow the instructions below and you'll be on your way to one of your first few bars of soap … where you can choose all the soap colors and shapes.

You need the following materials:

– A color bar soap

– Essential oils of your choice

Food coloring of your choice

– Almond oil

– Vitamin E oil (optional)

– Oats


1.Shred soap in a food processor or blender.

2. Boil water in a pot and put a glass bowl over the pot.

3. Put a little 'sweet almond oil into the bowl.

4. Put the soap in the dish.

5. Take the pot and pour the water into the bowl until the soap changes into paste.

6. Add oil, color and vitamin E as you prefer.

7. Let your soap in the shapes of your choice for cooling. (This form may ice cube trays, cookie cutters, or anything else that can become up with.)

8. Allow the soap to air on waxed paper for a day or two.

Good luck and be sure to experiment with different colors and shapes for your soap.

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