1-2-3 Done! Easy Pumpkin Puree

Here’s a tip that makes it easy to scoop out a pumpkin for pies and soups. Poke holes in the pumpkin with a fork. Bake the pumpkin in a pre-heated 375° oven until softened. A 5 pound pumpkin will take about an hour. Remove the pumpkin from the oven and allow to cool. Slice across the middle and scoop out the flesh.

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1-2-3 Done! Apple Tablescape

Apples are a natural for decorating your table in autumn. Toothpicks inserted into the apples will help secure them into a stack. Place the apple stack in a shallow bowl and fill in around the base with small fruit such as crabapples.

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1-2-3 Done! Herb Garnishes

Make your meals special with garnishes grown in your garden. Leafy greens, sprigs of herbs and berries are an easy way to dress up a plate.

To learn more about growing herbs and vegetables, visit BonniePlants.com.