Pumpkin Turkey Béchamel with Angel Hair Pasta

Pumpkin Turkey Asparagus Pasta

Pumpkin Turkey Asparagus Pasta

I try to avoid long titles to the posts but this one defies me.  There’s no short way to say what is in this recipe.  There is so much pumpkin turkey pasta goodness to the dish that it must be fully proclaimed!  With accompanying trumpets and drumroll (optional).  Not to mention the semi crunchy pieces of fresh asparagus (cymbal crash). Continue reading

Chicken Tortilla Soup with Pumpkin

Pumpkin Chicken Tortilla Soup

Pumpkin Chicken Tortilla Soup

I’m always looking for ways to use pumpkin that are savory instead of sweet.  It isn’t actually a vegetable, but does act like a vegetable at times!  I love pumpkin soup and have made it many ways, including a pumpkin black bean soup that was a keeper.  I wanted to make a tortilla soup that uses coconut milk for a rich and creamy base.  With pumpkin. Continue reading

Applesauce Doughnut Pumpkin Trifle

Pumpkin Trifle with Applesauce Doughnuts

Pumpkin Trifle with Applesauce Doughnuts

One of the chefs on ‘The Chew’ made a trifle using layers of torn doughnuts instead of ladyfingers or pound cake.  Cinnamon applesauce doughnuts!  I imagined them buried between creamy layers of pumpkin mousse and whipped topping.  Trifle heaven!  I decided a pumpkin trifle needed to be made- the whole thing screamed “Thanksgiving!” Continue reading