Skip to content
Advertisements

31 Days of Halloween – Day 4

Day 4 – Best Halloween/Fall Themed Food

When I was a child, we had this tradition of going to either a store or a pumpkin patch, picking out our individual pumpkins and then taking them home to carve them.  When we were done carving them and removing their guts, we would then take the seeds and spread them out on a cookie sheet and my mother would salt them and roast them in the oven for whatever length of time.  When they were done, we had our snack.  To me, this screams Halloween.  I cannot have pumpkin seeds without automatically remembering the carving of the pumpkins.

I don’t remember the exact recipe my mother used (I’m not even sure there really was one), but I have included a link to a recipe for Roasted Pumpkin Seeds for those of you who would like to try it.  Enjoy!

Image

Picture borrowed from:

http://healthyvoyager.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/RoastedPumpkinSeedsImage.jpg

Copyright remains that of the original owner.

Advertisements

4 thoughts on “31 Days of Halloween – Day 4 Leave a comment

  1. Mmm. . . pumpkin seeds.

    Halloween is when I make the inaugural batch of spiced cider every year. Mine is sweeter than most because it contains 3 clove infused oranges, about a quarter cup of honey, and a can of pineapple juice. Definitely a diabetic nightmare, but soooooo good for either mornings or bedtime.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: