Beyond Pies and Soups: 5 Ways to Cook with Pumpkin

Last Updated October 15, 2015

Love to bake with pumpkin or throw it in a warming soup but looking to make something new this fall? From the simplicity of maple-roasted pumpkin wedges to a kimchi that ferments in less than a week, here are five ideas worth trying.

Pumpkin Spice Kimchi

pumpkin spice kimchi
Whenever the annual pumpkin spice latte freak-out begins, I get excited. I couldn’t care less about the latte, but I know it means that I’ll soon be able to get my hands on locally grown pumpkins...

Maple Roasted Pumpkin Wedges

Cooking pumpkins are sometimes labeled pie pumpkins or sugar pumpkins, but any small pumpkin (or winter squash) will work. Roasting times will vary depending on the size and moisture content of the...

Pumpkin Sushi with Spicy Mayo

Pumpkin Sushi with Spicy Mayo
I need to use more pumpkin. I need to eat more sushi. I remembered this delicious sushi I once had that had sweet potato in it along with other spicy items. I didn’t order it because I tend to go...

Pumpkin Kibbeh (kebbet laa’tin)

pumpkin kibbeh
A Lenten staple, kebbet laa'tin is the definitive mountain vegetarian kibbeh. It is easy to prepare with the garden's bounty of pumpkin (which keeps all year and from harvest to harvest) and wild...

Pumpkin Mushroom Pot Stickers

This is really a fun and different way to use any extra pumpkin you have. I like to make these up ahead of time and freeze them for a quick dinner, snack or special party food. This is a great food...