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Recipe for Carrot Pumpkin; Sauce or Soup

Happy Halloween !!!

From ghoulies and ghosties and long leggety beasties and things that go bump in the night, Good Lord deliver us! Scottish saying

Whatever you feel about the “holiday” – love it or hate it, costume or not, lights on or lights off – it’s an opportunity to revel in the pumpkin. Autumn is most definitely my favorite season: all apples, cinnamon and pumpkins, brisk mornings, cozy fires, and Halloween excitement. Last night I returned from a trip to Paris with pit stops in Pittsburgh and Boston. I was thrilled to witness the hills dotted with hints of the brilliant colors to come – that is, before the unexpected October nor’easter that blew in on Saturday with it’s heavy shroud of white.

With the first signs of fall comes a bounty of delectable pumpkin baked goodies to tempt us – I indulge vicariously ;-) and struggle to stick to my healthy regimen. So here is the recipe I promised earlier this month for a delicious, but also healthy and nutritious pumpkin recipe that’s a perfect buffer for all the chocolate, candy, and baked treats! I’ve added it to the parade of pumpkin recipes that Lora at Cake Duchess has in celebration of All Hallow’s Eve.

“Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder’s fork, and blind-worm’s sting, Lizard’s leg, and owlet’s wing, For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.” William Shakespeare

 Better than eye of newt and toe of frog :-)

Bring forth the raisins and the nuts- Tonight All-Hallows’ Specter struts Along the moonlit
way.
- – -John Kendrick Bangs

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7 Responses to “Recipe for Carrot Pumpkin; Sauce or Soup”

  1. foodwanderings
    October 31 at 11:11 am #

    I love the vivid colors of the soup/dip. Just read the ingredient list and I find it intriguing marrying the pumpking with coconut oil & milk.Love it!!

  2. Evelyne@CheapEthnicEatz
    October 31 at 6:24 pm #

    Oh this soup/sauce sounds so lovely and versatile. I am a summer gal but appreciate fall,s bounty. I am definitely a Halloween gal thought :-) Thank you for another option for the little pumpkin I bought awaiting its culinary destiny

  3. Sippitysup
    November 1 at 5:09 pm #

    Halloween is not my favorite holiday, but orange food makes me smile. GREG

  4. Angie's Recipes
    November 2 at 3:29 am #

    It matters not how it’s called…I love it all the same. The colour, texture and freshness. Just beautiful.

  5. Monet
    November 2 at 7:10 am #

    This looks just luscious. Flavorful and smooth…the perfect sauce! Thank you for inspiring me with another delicious treat. You make me smile, week after week. Many blessings on this Wednesday. I hope it is full of laughter and fun!

  6. Cristina
    November 5 at 12:18 pm #

    Priscilla, I can’t tell you how envious I am of your visit to Paris!! :) I hope one day to get there {sigh}. I’m lovin’ this idea of the carrot pumpkin sauce. Besides its tasty and good stuff ingredients, it’s a beautiful color and you’ve presented it so beautifully!

  7. Magic of Spice
    November 9 at 2:32 pm #

    I love Halloween! The color of your soup/dip just screams fall, gorgeous!

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