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Chai Pumpkin Pie

November 1, 2011
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I’d been looking for a good excuse to post an updated pumpkin pie recipe on Cooking On the Side. That first pumpkin pie I posted two Thanksgivings ago was great and all, the classic Libby’s version that I and millions around the country have enjoyed for years. But ever since that post I’ve been wanting to […]

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Maple Pumpkin Cheesecake…Getting it Perfect

November 2, 2010
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After the vaguery with last week’s quiche recipe I had some residual “recipe paranoia” as I approached the Maple Pumpkin Cheesecake recipe inside the KitchenAid stand mixer instruction manual. I really, really wanted it to come out well as it sounded like the perfect Thanksgiving dessert recipe (especially with the praline-like maple pecan glaze). But, […]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Muffins

October 4, 2010
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One night about three years ago my husband and I were out to dinner with some good friends of ours, Tony and Karin. It randomly came up in conversation, over pasta and chianti, that Tony really loved foods containing pumpkin. I had never heard of such a thing. Of course I loved pumpkin pie at […]

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Classic Pumpkin Pie with Maple Cream

November 2, 2009
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November is here! And that means holiday cooking and baking season has officially begun on Cooking On the Side. From Libby’s Pumpkin Pie (today’s recipe) to French’s Green Bean Casserole, many favorite holiday recipes originated from food packaging – which makes them perfect topics for this blog! So for the next few weeks I’ll be […]

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Pumpkin Spice Cake

October 19, 2009

Like a lot of folks, I look forward to making pumpkin dishes this time of year (like this incredibly moist Pumpkin Spice Cake with pumpkin cream cheese frosting, see above)  – but have you heard about the  pumpkin shortage? I’ve had such a ridiculous time finding pumpkin purée in stores! After numerous canned pumpkin hunting […]

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