Impress your guests with fresh pumpkin pie, warm from the oven.
Small pumpkins or squash make great individual bowls for serving these easy soups.
Cooking pumpkin for pie is as easy as, well, pie! Make your own homemade pumpkin purée with this simple recipe calling for either pumpkins or squash.
Learn how to make gnocchi using pumpkin or squash purée.
A humble homegrown pumpkin yields delicious seeds and tasty pies. Meanwhile, a beautiful and fancy dessert squash disappoints and is thrown to the dogs. Recipes ensue.
Amy Goldman has done gardeners an unprecedented service with The Heirloom Tomato: From Garden to Table, an excellent source for comprehensive flavor ratings of 200 heirloom tomato varieties.
Readers share information about new varieties of fruits and vegetables they plan to grow this year, and why.
Whatever you do in your garden or flower beds, the most important thing is to have fun taking care of what you are growing.
Why confine this fall favorite to the pie plate? Pumpkin’s fragrant flesh lends itself to an assortment of sensational eats, from simple pumpkin pudding to more adventurous pastas and pastries.
These varieties of winter squash and pumpkin are fantastically sweet. Ask for them at farmers markets and grocery stores that feature local produce, or try growing them yourself next year.
There's a curious surprise on this fall pumpkin!
Highlights from the catalog of Fedco Seeds, by the editor in chief of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
Make a pie from your own pumpkin puree, using a from-scratch pie crust!
It’s fall time and Halloween is just a week away. That means there are pumpkins everywhere. Not only are pumpkins great for carving, but they are also great for eating as well.
Getting ready to carve a jack-o-lantern masterpiece? Learn how weather impacts the pumpkin harvest
Tips on what to do with leftover pumpkins during the autumn season.
Create your own virtual - or real - jack-o'-lanterns this Halloween season.
Facts on the links between weather and pumpkins and what you can do with leftover pumpkins.
Homegrown, homemade pumpkin pies are becoming the starting event to the holiday season. This year we turned 8 winter luxury squash into pumpkin pie mix.
Using up CSA produce is often difficult, but I found a fun and easy way to do it.
Puhwem Native American corn was the mother corn of native people. It's one of the best corns for making corn flour.
The U.S. Department of Energy released a set of pumpkin-carving stencils celebrating Halloween through alternative energy.
Siegers Seed Company is attempting to patent and own a common cucurbit gene for warty pumpkins, and gardeners who know better are disappointed.
Have some fun in your garden this year and grow something giant!
Squash vine borers send me over the edge, and it isn't pretty.
My own special recipe for Pumpkin Maple Butter using organic pumpkin and Canadian maple syrup.
Reading between the lines of the seed catalog variety descriptions is a science and an art. How not to get carried away by all the positive exclamations and miss some basic fact that would tell you this variety is not for your farm? This post provides tips.
There used to be, from Maine to Georgia and west to the Mississippi river, 20.000 grafted apple varieties. Today, when commercialism is king and the most known apple varieties are the 5 kinds offered in the supermarket those old varieties are worth paying attention to. As with all things around us, diversity is interesting and sustainable.
Rachel describes how to turn her heirloom corn crop into beautiful blue corn tortillas!
The next installment of Maddy Harland's blog series on forest gardening. This week how to choose the lower canopy.
This great recipe offers a new way to enjoy pumpkin.
Learn about the Ben Davis Apple, one if not the most important commercial apple of the late 1800s, and get a recipe for Apple Dumplings.
Part of gardening is knowing what to do with your veggies after you've grown them. Here, we will examine what to do with those pie pumpkins this upcoming Fall.
Confused about the difference between hybrids and genetically modified organisms (GMOs)? Learn more about how cultivating hybrids is different from developing GM vegetable varieties.
A chainmail fillet glove revolutionizes a cook's potato-peeling technique. Plus, get recipes for potato and pumpkin curry soup and toasted pumpkin seeds.
Happy Halloween! Now pop open a pumpkin beer.
Roasted pumpkin and squash seeds are a yummy, healthy treat. And it's easier than you think. Here's how to roast squash and pumpkin seeds in just four easy steps.
Happy Thanksgiving! Want a new vegan dessert to serve at Thanksgiving? Try the Vegan Pumpkin Pecan Pie from the Web site Care2 Inc.
Comparing different home made do it yourself chicken carriers for the Tractor Supply animal swap this past Saturday. Reporting on edible mushroom cultivation harvest and what it takes to pick the right disease resistant apple variety.
A "how to" for building a hoop-style greenhouse using PVC pipe and plastic sheeting.