Pumpkin season. It’s here folks…
Can I get an “Amen?”
My pumpkin harvest was rather slim this year from my garden (only three little guys…), but thankfully I still have some pureed pumpkin tucked in the back of my freezer from last year.
(Speaking of pumpkin puree– have you seen my super-easy method for processing fresh pumpkins?)
Most pumpkin recipes call for pumpkin pie spice, which is just a ready-to-go mix of some basic spices. There are a bazillion different variations online, but most call for some combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and/or ginger.
Sometimes I like to grab a little baggie of pie spice from the herb section at my local health food store (it’s way cheaper there than the regular grocery store). But, if you live as far away from the store as I do, then it’s good to have a back-up. Or, you just might want to mix up this pumpkin pie spice recipe to have on hand anyway!
- 4 tablespoons ground cinnamon
- 4 teaspoons ground nutmeg
- 3 teaspoons ground ginger
- 3 teaspoons ground cloves
- 1 teaspoon allspice (optional)
- Mix all spices together, and store in an air-tight container
So there you have it– you never, EVER have to run out of pie spice again. 😉
You can never have enough pumpkin recipes in your arsenal– what’s your favorite??