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Pumpkin Pie! Well...kinda.

Posted by Sara McDonald on

Happy November! And while pumpkin spice flavors have been making the rounds for awhile already, the royal dessert itself - the pumpkin pie - will proliferate this month. Love it or hate it, it is hard to imagine the staple November sweet changing in any way. It is truly a classic. So, I'm not sure whether the clear, gelatinous version of the dessert is genius, or an abomination. Yes, I said clear pie. Aliena restaurant in Chicago has added this glassy, transparent confection to their dining experience. Definitely unusual. Since I, personally, feel rather meh about both pumpkin pie and...

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Pumpkin "Spice"

Posted by Sara McDonald on

Pumpkin

It is that time of year - thousands upon thousands of large, round, orange squash will be sacrificed in the name of porch decor. It's pumpkin carving season. I have to admit, I do love a skillfully designed pumpkin, warmly glowing on a chilly October evening. Even the most basic Jack-o-lantern face brings me a certain joy. But for those who are seriously considering stepping up their pumpkin carving game, Ray Villafane sets the bar pretty high. Take a look at these pumpkin masterpieces, and then try not to be discouraged as you stand before your blank orange canvas with...

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