Pumpkin Update

PUMPKINS (©) 2007, JUDY BARNES BAKER I promised to report on how the great pumpkin experiment in Wishing for a Blue Moon turned out. We harvested a total of four pumpkins in spite of our very short, cool summer. Two are still stored in the garage; two have been successfully fried, steamed, creamed, souped, and candied. I purchased a large…

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Wishing for a Blue Moon

Blue Moon © 2008 Savor this shortest of seasons, now compressed into a few short weeks and in danger of disappearing altogether, as the Christmas monster relentlessly gobbles up ever more of the calendar. Autumn officially starts when pumpkins ripen in the fields and show up in colorful profusion at markets and roadside stands. This versatile member of the squash…

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