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Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkins earned their name because of their round shape. The English called them “pompons,” which came from the French word “pompom.” Like many early American dishes, pumpkin pie is a product of indigenous ingredients and English culinary tradition. First cultivated in Central America around 5500 B.C., pumpkins were one of the first foods settlers brought […]

Pumpkin Carbonara

Pumpkin Carbonara

The leaves are turning, the mornings have a crisp bite and apple picking excursions are underway. Many of us are ready for autumnal flavors and when you’re drinking your pumpkin spice tea consider making this delicious Pumpkin Carbonara.

Beautiful Autumn

Beautiful Autumn

Beautiful autumn! The tapestry of autumn is tinged with splendor, as nature sheds its robe of green and garbs itself in the richly textured colors of fall. As leaves begin to turn deep shades of burnt orange, russet, gold, umber burgundy, cooks seek out lavish and luscious seasonal ingredients. Apples Pears Cranberries Persimmons Pomegranates Cabbage […]

Pumpkins

Pumpkins

Pumpkins range in size from small, creamy white specimens to giant orange globes. Ever so useful as autumnal décor, pumpkins are a versatile and vital source of healthy nutrition. This festive fall fruit offers a rich source of vitamin C and potassium, both of which may be effective at lowering the risk of heart disease, […]

Autumn In New York City

Autumn In New York City

Summer returned to New York City this week. Yesterday, the mercury topped 82 degrees, which is unheard of for mid-October. New Yorkers are soaking up the “July in October” weather, walking around in summer clothing and eating lunch in the parks. Even though the weather is unusually warm, it’s wonderful to see apartment buildings and […]

Pumpkin On A Stump

Pumpkin On A Stump

Now, here’s one way to make use of a tree stump. Decorate it with a pumpkin! Or should I say “stumpkin?”

Placing Pumpkins

Placing Pumpkins

Placing Pumpkins On My Stone Wall This Afternoon. I Love Connecticut At This Time Of Year. “Work With What You Got!” © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen © 2015 All Rights Reserved

Pumpkin Plates

Pumpkin Plates

I picked up four of these cute pumpkin plates today. They’re adorable. “Work With What You Got!” © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen © 2015 All Rights Reserved

NYC's Upper East Side

NYC’s Upper East Side

Today I was meeting a chef friend for lunch on the Upper East Side and passed this nice autumn display on 2nd Avenue. What a lovely day in the city today. “Work With What You Got!” © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen © 2015 All Rights Reserved

Halloween Pumpkins

Halloween Pumpkins

A knife and a melon baller are all you need to make this Halloween “Boo!” decoration idea using pumpkins. What You Need: 4 Pumpkins 1 Melon Baller Petroleum Jelly Votive Candles, Tea Lights or Small Flashlights How To Make It: Cut a smallish lid off of each pumpkin and scoop seeds from pumpkins. Sketch letter […]