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When Halloween and Thanksgiving are just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what you can do with pumpkins. Here are some great vegetarian pumpkin recipes.

Miso Soup with Pumpkin and Onion

Pumpkin-onion-miso soupMiso soup, or “miso shiru,” is a typical Japanese soup that comes in many varieties. This one is spiced up with pumpkin, onion, and optional curry powder.

Giraumonade

GiraumonadeSpicy pumpkin purée from the Antilles.

Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake

Vegan pumpkin cheesecakeA sweet, creamy blend of pumpkin, tofu, cashews, and banana, topped with candied pecans.

How to Roast and Purée Pumpkin

Roasted and pureed pumpkinSure, you can buy canned pumpkin, but it’s cheaper, healthier, and tastier to make your own pumpkin purée. All you need is a nice pumpkin (smaller is better), a few common kitchen tools, and some time.

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted pumpkin seedsPumpkins are a key ingredient in some wonderful recipes, notably pumpkin pie and pumpkin soup – not to mention jack-o’lanterns – but what can you do with the seeds? Roast ’em!

Vegetable Gratin

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love gratins – there’s something about the cheese/bread crumb layer on top that appeals to just about everyone. If this sounds like you, try this tasty way to use up some leftover vegetables.

Roasted Winter Squash

An easy-to-prepare, delicate sweet-and-sour squash dish.

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Creamy, rich, and not-too-sweet pumpkin cheesecake is a perfect Thanksgiving dessert.

Easy Pumpkin Pie

This “no-fault” pumpkin pie is the perfect end to Thanksgiving dinner.

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin soupThis spicy pumpkin soup is a good way to use up all of that pumpkin left over from Halloween.