When helping your kiddos choose a pumpkin for jack-o’-lantern carving — here’s a list of the valley’s top pumpkin patches — pick up an extra and make this tasty seasonal soup. As the recipe shows, pumpkins are good for more than pies. Here they’re paired with another fall staple — apples. It sounds like the makings of a great dinner before leading the charge on a frosty Halloween night.
And don’t throw out the seeds — put them in this turkey chili. It adds a surprising — and pleasing — crunch.