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Plenty of Ways to Put Up Pumpkins

Are you pumped for pumpkin season? Think beyond the Jack-o-Lantern and put up pumpkins and winter squash. You'll be living the gourd life.

Pumpkin Butter, found on
Pumpkin Butter
Smooth, creamy and seasoned with warming spices, pumpkin butter is a delicious autumnal condiment. You can't can it, but you'll go through it so quickly, it won't matter. (Image via Dash of East)
Why Can't I Can Pumpkin Butter, found on
Why Can't I Can Pumpkin Butter?
So how come you see pumpkin butter in mason jars from local farms and preserves makers, but you're not supposed to can it at home? We did a little digging.

Pickled Pumpkin, found on
Pickled Pumpkin
A big departure from your typical pickle, pickled pumpkin and winter squash make a great addition to salads or curries. (Image via Jane's Adventures in Dinner.)
Pumpkin Liqueur, found on
Pumpkin Liqueur
Move over, limoncello -- here comes pumpkincello! Infuse booze with fresh winter squash and spices for an unexpected tipple, or go whole hog and infuse with full-on pie. (Image via Bookish Julia.)
Pumpkin Seeds, found on
Pumpkin Seeds
Don't toss those seeds! Roast them up for a snack, or pulverize them into pesto, dips or dukkah. (Image via Peppercorns in my Pocket.)
Pumpkin Coconut Compote, found on
Pumpkin Coconut Compote
A delicious Brazilian compote made with pumpkin, coconut, cinnamon and cloves. (Image via Weird Combinations.)
Pumpkin Spice Syrup, found on
Pumpkin Spice Syrup
Nothing says autumn like pumpkin spice. Instead of treating yourself to a pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks this year, make your own and have pumpkin spice lattes all season. (Image via Adventures in Making.)

Review and Giveaway: The Ultimate Dehydrator Cookbook, found on

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