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What is your favorite pumpkin food?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on October 15, 2008

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Photo of Stephanie Smith

“I don’t really like pumpkin, but I love roasted pumpkin seeds with garlic or curry.”

Photo of Tom Racine

“My wife takes ground beef, water chestnuts, brown rice and cream of mushroom soup and bakes it inside a small pumpkin like a casserole. Then we just slice it up and eat it all together.”

Photo of May Davis

“Pumpkin pie cheesecake, but I love any kind of flavored cheesecake.”

Photo of Levi Larson

“I just like pumpkin pie. I think it’s good any time of year.”

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walkdog262 9 years, 7 months ago

I can't believe nobody has commented about the second guy's response. He uses a pumpkin shell as a casserole! Sweet.

Tony Kisner 9 years, 7 months ago

Pumkin spice latte from Starbucks. Coffee is food right?

coolmom 9 years, 7 months ago

pie would be the number 1 but i like the bread as well and get a lot of requests for it. i normally give a loaf of pumpkin bread in a basket and a couple of the pumkin brews available at this time of year for each neighbor and the kids teachers.

Sheila Hooper White 9 years, 7 months ago

Pumpkin pie, cheesecake, bread, cookies, muffins. My family will eat any of these I make. I also make pumpkin cheesecakes for friends and family. That can't wait till this time of year to find out who gets the few that I make. I've even sold a few to others that have tried the ones my friends and family get. I love this time of year. The house smells soooo good!!!

Alison Roberts 9 years, 7 months ago

pumpkin cream cheese on a bagel from einstein brothers. YUM

Flap Doodle 9 years, 7 months ago

A pumpkin seed sitting on a bacon cheeseburger.

jonas_opines 9 years, 7 months ago

Wow, that's a Great Pumpkin Pie, Charlie Brown!Thanks Linus.

Mike Blur 9 years, 7 months ago

Walkdog262, commenters on this forum never read the article before posting. They just skip straight to the comments section.

trinity 9 years, 7 months ago

why bother with a straw, hawklet21? just put your face into the punkin' and start sippin'! :)btw-how much makeup are YOU wearing today???

notajayhawk 9 years, 7 months ago

Pumpkin-ka-bobs (you need a big stick).

tangential_reasoners_anonymous 9 years, 7 months ago

Hmm... "pumpkin food"... is that anything like those "cheese food" products?

born_to_run 9 years, 7 months ago

Yum, the donuts sound good. Do you have a recipe for that?I love anything pumpkin! Especially, pie; and a friend of mine makes a wonderful pumpkin chocolate cheecake combo.

workin2hard 9 years, 7 months ago

pumpkin bread is awesome. and pumpkin pie for breakfast is the bomb

George_Braziller 9 years, 7 months ago

The pumpkin roll that my mom makes every year at Thanksgiving just for me. She makes apple dumplings for everyone else but I have a BAD association with cooked apples that goes back 30+ years. I won't go into the details but it involves eating a bunch of apple crisp and an apple dumpling before going to bed and then coming down with the flu in the middle of the night. Ick. Can't eat cooked or raw apples to this day.

hawklet21 9 years, 7 months ago

autie, you forgot one thing: a straw! :)

Eric Neuteboom 9 years, 7 months ago

Good idea Marion! I'll have to bust out the pumpkin cooler when we carve!

preebo 9 years, 7 months ago

I've gotta go with roasted pumpkin seeds as well.

ohjayhawk 9 years, 7 months ago

I submitted my response early enough in the morning that I didn't really pay attention to the OTS pics/responses. Levi sure bears a strong resemblance to Adam Savage, doesn't he?

George_Braziller 9 years, 7 months ago

Ag - Sorry, when I read the recipe and it called for a "dollop of Cool Whip" I just about lost my cookies. That is the nastiest thing that has ever been created that is passed off as food. Cheez Whiz in a can is the only thing that tops it.

fabian_zimbabwe 9 years, 7 months ago

Carve up the sucker after October 31 and make a nice, hoppy pumpkin homebrew. I do it most every year...kind of like liquid pumpkin pie with a nice kick.

Xwards 9 years, 7 months ago

My homemade pumpkin pie with whipped cream on top.

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