Penne with Spicy Pumpkin and Sausage Sauce #SundaySupper

by Anne Papina on September 22, 2013

What’s not to love about fall? Thoughts of turning leaves, cool, crisp evenings, and cozy sweaters paint a romantic portrait in my mind. But in my San Francisco reality, much of that won’t pan out yet as the fog finally clears, making way for our Indian Summer. Sure, leaves will turn, eventually, but without all […]


Drunken Pumpkin Bread #SundaySupper

by Anne Papina on October 7, 2012

Are there no brakes on this thing? Seriously, it’s October already? Here we are, racing full speed ahead into the holidays. <sigh> Let’s pause for a moment to enjoy the splendor of fall, raking up crackly red and orange leaves, that crisp bite in the air, crocheted scarves, cozy knit sweaters, and a cup of […]


Pumpkin Honey Bread

by Anne Papina on January 5, 2007

Pumpkin Honey Bread   Save Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 1 hour Total time 1 hour 15 mins   Contributed with permission by the National Honey Board and ARA Content. Author: National Honey Board Recipe type: Bread Cuisine: American Ingredients 1 cup pure honey ½ cup butter, softened 1 can (16 oz.) solid-pack […]


Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

by Anne Papina on October 15, 2005

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 40 mins Total time 50 mins   A Halloween tradition! Author: Anne Papina Recipe type: Snacks Cuisine: American Ingredients Raw pumpkin seeds (from one pumpkin) 2 quarts water ¼ cup salt or to taste 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp dried rosemary Instructions […]


Pumpkin Soup

by Anne Papina on November 5, 2001

Halloween has passed – I am on an all pumpkin diet 🙂 Start with a pumpkin about the size of a volleyball (It won’t matter if it is too small or too big – you can correct that later). Heat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Roast the pumpkin in a roasting pan (to catch […]


Pasta with Spicy Saugage and Pumpkin Sauce

by Anne Papina on March 13, 2001

I have to tell you — Nick Stellino is one of my favorite TV chefs. He has a charming style and makes the most complicated dishes seem relatively easy. I saw him prepare this recipe a couple of weeks ago, and needless to say, I couldn’t wait to try it myself. It’s really simple, and […]