|Pumpkin carving pros.|
|The results - you can see my cat face and can kind of make out Eric's Zia sun sunset in the center.|
|After peeling, de-seeding, and chopping a whole pumpkin.|
|Pumpkin #2 got a little messy.|
Last week, we made coconut-spiked pumpkin soup, and it was so good (especially with a little parmesan cheese sprinkled on top) that we are about to put another batch in the crockpot. I have also been roasting pumpkin seeds like crazy and they are now my favorite snack to have at work. But perhaps our most impressive use of pumpkin was last Sunday, when we endeavored to make pumpkin beer.
|Stirring the brew cauldron filled with pumpkin goodness.|
We still have a ton of pumpkin left - luckily, Eric bought me a whole cookbook of pumpkin recipes a few years ago! He's off to Texas this weekend to climb some rocks, so I'm going to have a lot of time to make pumpkin chocolate chip cookies, pumpkin bread, etc.
And before I wrap this up, here's a picture of our favorite lil' pumpkin:
Oh yes, we bought Zeezy a Halloween costume, and yes, he looks adorable in it.
He doesn't particularly LOVE wearing it yet, but we're working on it.