Whenever I'm looking for a side dish to pair with steak, my mind tends to gravitate toward mushrooms, since the two are such a fantastic pair. The only problem is a visual one: both are brown, making for a monochromatic dish. Steakhouses solve this problem by adding a completely unnecessary sprig of parsley; I decided to go all in and add as much green as possible, in the form of a lime-heavy pumpkin seed pesto.
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An easy peanut butter alternative, this nut spread is souped up with homemade pumpkin pie spice and maple syrup.
Even though Edible DIY presents this as more of an autumn treat, there's no reason to confine the flavors of cinnamon, fleur de sel, and a kick of cayenne to one season. Liven up winter's monotony with the sweetly spicy crunch of this brittle.
The book presents this as more of an autumn treat, but there's no reason to confine the flavors of cinnamon, fleur de sel, and a kick of cayenne to one season. Liven up winter's monotony with the sweetly spicy crunch of this brittle.
Hot New Orleans blackened salmon meets cool Miami coconut couscous with mint, parsley, green onions, and pumpkin seeds. The perfect original one-pot dinner for two in fifteen minutes.
Tacos are filled with slices of grilled chicken and topped with a nutty pumpkin seed sauce
Toasted pepitas and orange zest make for a crunchy and aromatic variation of guacamole; if you're looking for something bolder, and with spice, this is the guac for you.
This addictively salty-sweet granola includes cherries, pistachios, and coconut flakes.
This recipe is my all-time favorite. In its most basic form, it combines oats, shredded coconut, pumpkin seeds, and almonds with brown sugar, maple syrup, and dried cranberries and peaches. But you should think of it as a template rather than a rigid recipe. This time, I also tossed in a handful of dried strawberries. You could swap the almonds for pecans or walnuts, or use honey instead of maple syrup.
This crunchy, sweet granola is studded with toasted almonds, pumpkin seeds, and dried cranberries and peaches. Feel free to substitute any combination of nuts and fruit, or swap the maple syrup for honey. It makes an ideal holiday gift, and...
Getting a little burned out on turkey? Try making a stock with shrimp shells for this sauce, which is rich and surprisingly flavorful with the sour cream, with just a tinge of heat.
Not much has changed since you helped Mom and Dad with this task as a kid (although you've probably outgrown your mess-making gusto some). Here's a basic recipe for roasting seeds with sea salt and olive oil, a fun one for candied espresso and brown sugar seeds, and check out the slideshow for the basic seed-roasting technique»
To extract the seeds, squeeze the surrounding pumpkin flesh between your fingers. The seeds should slip out easily....
If you're planning to pick up a pumpkin and do some carving this year, don't forget about the "bonus" snack that's built into every pumpkin: fresh roasted pumpkin seeds!The favorite fall snack is delicious with a little salt, cinnamon-sugar, orange zest and ginger, or red pepper flakes. Here are five ways to get more creative with your seed seasonings.