Pumpkin Apple Butter

At this time when the earth is giving up its final bounty for the year, pumpkins are one of the last remaining vegetables to harvest. They store well in cold weather and last a long time. They can be served hot or cold, sweet or savoury; on their own, made into soup, baked in all […]

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Pumpkin Raisin Ginger-Bread with Einkorn Flour

At this time of the year kitchen conjuring in colder climes turns to spicy hearty creations and this pumpkin loaf fits the bill. Made from Einkorn flour that contains a different variety of gluten making it easier to digest, Einkorn also contains a wider range of nutrients that help support general health. Yes, it is […]

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Caramel Apples Bites, coated in chocolate

Caramel apples are so much a part of this time of the year but sometimes they are just too much. This smaller version is made from fresh juicy apple pieces wrapped in sweet gooey caramel, dipped in luxurious dark chocolate and sprinkled with roasted walnuts pieces. Mouth watering yet? Best enjoyed on the day made. […]

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Einkorn Pumpkin Pancakes & a decorating option

Through October and November, pumpkin is the ubiquitous favour of choice. From pizza’s to pies, from bread to Blizzards, every food outlet seems to have something flavoured with pumpkin. And here at My Kitchen Wand, we are no different. The months are full of posts for candy and soup, tea loaves and chili, even a […]

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Pumpkin Pudding Brule

Pumpkin pie may be the tradition at this time of the year but pumpkin pudding can be a quick to finish option when time is of the essence and this week in particular that is perfect for me. Make in advance, keep in the fridge and finish just before serving. Double quick if you have […]

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Pumpkin Ginger Thyme Orzo

An Italian friend of mine calls orzo “baby food”. It does however make a very nice side dish or full meal, especially for someone dealing with a sore mouth….me. I really enjoyed the full flavour of the fresh ginger when most everything else around me was pretty bland but you could cut it down if […]

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Pumpkin Sage Biscuits

When making cheese or yoghurt there is always lovely whey left over and a question pops up. Is there something I can do with it? Some people see whey as a byproduct that fits nicely down the sink but there are many health benefits to incorporating whey into other things you will be doing anyway. […]

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Mummies or not

Ghouls and goblins, zombies and mummies! It is that time of  year and what better flavour to take to the chocolate dish than pumpkin and cheesecake, together? These little morsels can be finished off as a Thankgiving treat or made to look like all the crypts in the Valley of the Kings have been opened. […]

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Pumpkin Turkey Chili

Cold nights make for warming suppers. It could be hockey practice or football game or even a night out Trick or Treating. Kids of any age will enjoy coming in from the cold to a tasty hot meal baking in the oven, filling a home with delicious aroma that signals dinner is ready. This version […]

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Pumpkin Pie Shortbread

My Nana’s brown sugar shortbread seemed an ideal starting point for an idea that popped into my head the other day while sorting through some cake pans. Most pumpkin pies already contain brown sugar and although I generally make a thinner cookie with this recipe, the original way to shape shortbread is into slightly thicker […]

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