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Yummy Stuffed Pumpkin Appetizer Recipe!

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Yummy Stuffed Pumpkin Appetizer Recipe!

It’s nearly Thanksgiving! Here’s one of my fave recipes that combines two of life’s most delicious things… pumpkins and cheese.Enjoy! Ingredients: 3 lb. Pumpkin - cap removed (but not tossed!), seeded and cleared of strings 1/4 lb. cheese - mix gruyere, emmenthaler, cheddar (or your fave melty cheeses) 1/4 lb. cubed stale/dry bread (cut into 0.5” chunks) 2-4 minced garlic cloves pinch of freshly grated nutmeg salt & pepper to taste (and any seasonings or herbs you love) 1/3 cup heavy cream

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Cornbread Recipe

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I've got another fun illustration for you all!  This one is a really nice cornbread recipe I made last Thanksgiving.  I was pleased with the results and will be making it again. Next time, for added texture, I might add canned or fresh cooked corn to it for a bit more added texture and cut a bit of the liquid. Either way process was interesting for this one.  I started back in November with a little sketch I did by the recipe itself... and finally got the time to finish it! Enjoy!

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My First Knitting Machine

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Thank you super-much, Victor. A friend of mine was generous enough to give me his knitting machine.  Yes, he gave it to me!  So generous!! Turns out he never got the chance to run it.  The machine's history is somewhat blurry, as it was given as a gift, and handed over from one person to the next until it landed in my studio.  My hands still hurt from carrying the heavy case, but in my excitement, I didn't feel it.  The only hitch- Empisal Knitmaster 324 came without a manual. I found lots of great resources that probably didn't exist...

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How To Make a Rustic (Country-style) Pumpkin Pie

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Well, let me begin with the fact that I now live in Munich, and sugar pumpkins aren't really on the market. So, the ideal would be a sugar pumpkin or a pie pumpkin, but what we have here isn't really that far off the mark... a Hokkaido pumpkin! Yay! Ingredients for this not-too-sweet pie base: 2.5 cups of pumpkin (pre-baked and chunky-style) 1 can of evaporated milk or 1.5 cups of cream* 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup honey 1.5 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ground cloves 1 tsp ground allspice 1/2 tsp powdered ginger 1/2 tsp vanilla sugar (optional) 1/4 tsp...

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