October 2016: Pumpkin Brownies

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Classic Halloween Jack-o-lantern Pumpkin

In the US and UK, October means ghosts and goblins and Halloween fun! Much of that has also started in AustraliaРbut mostly with spring, we get an influx of super yummy fruits and veggies! One of these bodacious and flavorful fruits and vegetables happens to be the classic pumpkin. When we think of pumpkin, often we envision the large, round jack-o-lantern style PumpkinsРbut the variety this and so many like it are all a part of the squash family. Indeed, called butternut squash in North America, the humble butternut is referred to as a butternut pumpkin in Australia and New Zealand.

 

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The Australian popular Jarrahdale or Blue Pumpkin.

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