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Sep 24, 2013
Category: Autumn
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: Less than 1 hr
Prep Time: 15 Minutes


Cook  50 Minutes


 Ready In: 1 Hour 5 Minutes

"The classic moist pumpkin bread from Down East is spiced with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves. This bread improves with age, so plan to make it a day ahead if possible."

INGREDIENTS:

1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree

4 eggs

1 cup vegetable oil

2/3 cup water

3 cups white sugar

3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

DIRECTIONS:

1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour three 7x3 inch loaf pans.2.In a large bowl, mix together pumpkin puree, eggs, oil, water and sugar until well blended. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger. Stir the dry ingredients into the pumpkin mixture until just blended. Pour into the prepared pans.3.Bake for about 50 minutes in the preheated oven. Loaves are done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

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Posted: Sep 24, 2013 4:44am
Sep 24, 2013
Category: Autumn
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: Less than 2 hrs

Prep: 2-1/2 hours Bake: 2 hours Yield: 8-10 Servings

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Ingredients

2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes

3 tablespoons canola oil, divided

1 cup water

3 large potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes

4 medium carrots, sliced

1 large green pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

4 garlic cloves, minced

1 medium onion, chopped

2 teaspoons salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

2 tablespoons beef bouillon granules

1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained

1 pumpkin (10 to 12 pounds)

Directions

In a Dutch oven, brown meat in 2 tablespoons oil. Add water, potatoes, carrots, green pepper, garlic, onion, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 2 hours. Stir in bouillon and tomatoes. Wash pumpkin; cut to 6 to 8 in. circle around top stem. Remove top and set aside; discard seeds and loosen fibers from inside.

Place pumpkin in a shallow sturdy baking pan. Spoon stew into pumpkin and replace top. Brush outside of pumpkin with remaining oil. Bake at 325° for 2 hours or just until the pumpkin is tender (do not overbake). Serve stew from pumpkin, scooping out a little pumpkin with each serving. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 324 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 1,070 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 23 g protein.

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Posted: Sep 24, 2013 4:25am

 

 
 
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