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Pumpkin Salsa

This may or may not be my last pumpkin post of the season, but we are experiencing an unexpected pumpkin bounty here, so Pumpkin Salsa seemed like a great idea.  I was gifted with this enormous Banana Squash, along with some yellow-fleshed Acorn Squash, creamy yellow-skinned and white-fleshed Summer Squash, and some miniature decorative pumpkins.  …

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Great Pumpkins!

Pumpkins, squash and gourds (the ones with yellow blossoms) are New World foods.  Native Americans used them in companion plantings with corn and beans to provide a sustainable ecosystem called ‘Three Sisters’.   They are high in beta carotene, Vitamin A and C, along with lots of dietary fiber.   I love to roast mine to …

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