Round up yer pumpkins!

9 May

Things were all slow and then in typical Hollywood fashion, they got busy. My next few days are as such: audition, workshop, agent interview, improv performance, web series shoot, improv rehearsal, class. The weekend is the new Mon-Wed.? I am taking next week off from being a blogger. And then oooohhh and then! Then it’s Pumpkin Week in Spring! In the meantime, enjoy a recap of the previous pumpkin dayz:

Yes, Mom, I meant to say “dayz”.

The very first of all the pumpkins madness was a savory pumpkin sandwich:

Next came a shake of oats and pumpkin:

Then there was another prettier shake recipe:

Then something terrible:

I closed out year one with waffles:

Year two! It was exciting, kiddos. First thing, I mixed pumpkin into my eggs. WHAT!?

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Then I got even more wild and put it in my salsa.

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Next up, I did probably my most adored recipe-in terms of people hitting the site and re-pinning, in my very of recipe for pumpkin soup.

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I can never stay away from my mistress Chocolate Covered Katie for long, and on the fourth day I made her Pumpkin Bread in a Bowl and her Pumpkin “boatmeal”:

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The last day was a conundrum in that the recipe could have fitted into either my un-pizza or my pumpkin weeks. Another popular recipe, it was, too. I give you, Pumpkin Cornbread Pizza:

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Naturally I’ve made pumpkin more than just during pumpkin week. How can I resist all the delicious pumpkin recipes prostrating their whorish orange goodness in front of me in Autumn? There have been pumpkin chia puddings

I tried a couple of pumpkin bar recipes but will only bore you with one picture:

And once upon a time, right when I was starting a-blogging, I made a big ol’ pumpkin. And wow, my photography is not great now, but it has gotten better than this:

See y’all in a couple weeks!

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11 Responses to “Round up yer pumpkins!”

  1. Nadiya @ Milk and Honey on the Run May 10, 2013 at 4:41 am #

    Hope everything went well with all of the auditions and other acting stuff πŸ™‚ Mon-Wed weekend.. haha that’s not an uncommon thing in the lab. Who needs those 9-5 jobs anyways πŸ˜›

    Ooh pumpkin week!!! Super excited about that πŸ˜€

    • Ellen May 10, 2013 at 9:58 am #

      Yeaaajhh, 9-5? That’s for people who crave routine and job stability, haha:)

      Sent from my iPhone

      • Nadiya @ Milk and Honey on the Run May 13, 2013 at 5:12 am #

        Haha! Job stability! Psh! That doesn’t exist in science and in acting!

      • Ellen May 13, 2013 at 12:44 pm #

        Yep. Hard to say whether we’re brave or foolish. Or both?;)

        Sent from my iPhone

  2. Sabrina Bolin (@MyMiBoSo) May 14, 2013 at 12:23 pm #

    Ooo, I LOVE the sound of your schedule!

    Almost as much as I love the picture of “something terrible” from year one ;). Poo poo platter? Hee hee…

    • Ellen May 14, 2013 at 12:42 pm #

      Ha! Poo poo platter. That nails it.

  3. z@ kickingkilos May 17, 2013 at 12:13 pm #

    Wow some great recipes and nive style if writing.
    Xo Have a great week.

    • Ellen May 17, 2013 at 8:59 pm #

      Thanks! You have a good weekend too:)

  4. atasteofmadess May 18, 2013 at 8:09 am #

    I love anything pumpkin, and I always get sad when fall is over. But then I remember that I can still cook with pumpkins. Thanks again for the reminder πŸ˜‰

    • Ellen May 18, 2013 at 9:41 am #

      You’re welcome, thanks for your comments. Next week shall be full of pumpkin goodness for us year-round gourd-eaters:)

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