Pumpkin Bacon Waffles 1
Pumpkin Soup with Bacon 2
Ingredients: 1/2 pound of bacon, 1 yellow onion, chopped, 1 clove of garlic, minced, 3 lb. of squash or pumpkin flesh (seeded, peeled and cubed), 5 Cups water, salt and freshly ground pepper, 2 Tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, 2 thick slices good bread, torn into small, rough pieces.
Chipotle Cheese Stuffed Pumpkin 3
Ingredients: One 3- to 4- pound pumpkin, Salt and black pepper to taste, 4 ounces French bread (cut into 1/2-inch cubes), 1/4 pound Gruyere (shredded, about 1 cup), 1/4 pound white cheddar (shredded, about 1 cup), 4 cloves garlic (minced), 1 or 2 chipotle chiles en adobo (diced, depending on how fiery you want it), 1/4 pound cooked bacon (crumbled), 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin, Small pinch of nutmeg, 1/2 cup heavy cream or half-and-half
Pumpkin Caramel Bars with Bacon 5
Ingredients: 8 oz. bacon (diced), 2 cups all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon table salt, 1-1/2 cups pumpkin puree, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, 1/2 cup packed brown sugar, 1 egg, 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter (melted), 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/4 cup chopped, toasted pecans