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You Should Make Your Dog Their Very Own Pumpkin Loaf

Starbucks pumpkin loaf is a street drug for dogs. At least, it is if you’re my dog—so much so that when my last girl, Lucy, stopped eating in her last days with cancer, I ran around town desperately trying to track it down, doing my best Shirley MacClaine while careening, “she needs her pumpkin loaf!” […]

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You Should Make Your Dog Their Very Own Pumpkin Loaf

Starbucks pumpkin loaf is a street drug for dogs. At least, it is if you’re my dog—so much so that when my last girl, Lucy, stopped eating in her last days with cancer, I ran around town desperately trying to track it down, doing my best Shirley MacClaine while careening, “she needs her pumpkin loaf!” […]

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You Should Brine Some Pumpkin Seeds in Beer and Air Fry ‘Em

I am not good at carving pumpkins. I can manage a rudimentary face with a snaggletoothed smile and triangle eyes, or simple ideological symbols, but that’s it! I am, however, very good at cooking pumpkin seeds.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How Halloween Became a Thing in Japan

When I first came to Japan in 2001, Halloween was not a thing. At all. Well, it was if you were a foreigner, but Japanese people just didn’t really get it.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How Halloween Became a Thing in Japan

When I first came to Japan in 2001, Halloween was not a thing. At all. Well, it was if you were a foreigner, but Japanese people just didn’t really get it.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Here’s What All Those Pumpkins Do In Pokémon Unite’s Big Halloween Patch

Pokémon Unite looks a lot spookier this week, but the Halloween update isn’t purely cosmetic. In addition to new skins and customization options, daily quests and challenges now dole out pumpkins. But the ultimate prize of the event might be a license for the Normal-type Pokémon Greedent.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Stop Throwing Your Rotting Pumpkins in the Trash (and Do This Instead)

The only thing sadder than a sunken, desiccated, mold-covered Jack-O-Lantern on your front step is one in your trash can. Even if you don’t have a compost pile in your backyard, there’s just no good reason to send your castoff Halloween decorations to the landfill—you can put them to good use in other ways. Here’s […]

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How to Carve a Jack-o’-Lantern Masterpiece, According to a Professional

You’ve no doubt been carving pumpkins since you were a kid, but there is a level of jack-o’-lantern art far beyond the triangles that plebes slash out of gourds. If you want to enter the rarified air of fine-art pumpkin-carving (or even just get better at picking the right pumpkin), we have some tips from […]

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This TikTok Pumpkin Spice Syrup Is Hellaciously Good

You may have noticed a new pumpkin spice syrup recipe making the rounds on TikTok. In this video, posted by @thethriftwitch, she stirs together 2 cups of brown sugar, 1 ½ cups of water, 1 tablespoon of pumpkin pie spice, along with ½ cup of pumpkin puree, slowing simmering everything to make a thick, syrupy […]

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5 Tasty Ways You Should Be Using Your Pumpkin Seeds

Carving a pumpkin means being confronted with a mass of stringy pulp and seeds, which can get easily overwhelming, especially when there are kids involved. But before you throw the entire contents of your pumpkin into the trash, you should know that the seeds can easily be used for a number of recipes.Read more… Continue […]

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Yes, You Can Make Pumpkin Seed Milk (and It’s Pretty Good)

Although I will never say a permanent goodbye to cow’s milk, I find myself consuming a variety of alt-milks depending on the texture and flavor I want. And this fall, in addition to almond, soy, oat, and pea milk, pumpkin seed milk is another one I’m adding to my arsenal of alt-milks. Not only is […]

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8 Surprising Ways to Use Up That Half-Empty Can of Pumpkin Puree

Opening a can of pumpkin for a recipe that only needs a little usually means putting the remaining amount in the fridge, where it sits until it eventually gets thrown out, spoiled and unused. After all, there are only so many ways you can use pumpkin puree, right? Or so we thought. Read more…

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The Best Pumpkin Spice Item Is the Scone, You Fools

Fall is here, which means a deluge of questionable pumpkin spice items, along with some dubious opinions on their merits. I am here to tell you that the best pumpkin spice item is not a Starbucks latte, it’s not the bread, and it’s certainly not the fucking travesty that is the pumpkin-spice flavored Cup of […]

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Pumpkin Icebox Cake Is a Perfect Thanksgiving Dessert for Lazy People

Icebox cakes are not a traditional Thanksgiving dessert, but perhaps they should be. These cakes are essentially a pile of whipped cream and cookies—which is a good thing—and require no time in the oven at all, which means you have more room for casseroles. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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