Posts Tagged ‘Halloween’

My husband and daughter had a good time carving their Halloween Jack-O-Lanterns last night.   I just wanted the pumpkin seeds for toasting, and they did all the hard work for me!  😉

Carving pumpkins

Heidi Swanson at 101 Cookbooks has a wonderful recipe for Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, and I used her basic method for making my own little snacks.  Using spices from my own cupboard, I made four savoury varieties:

  • Garlic with Herbes de Provence,
  • Curry,
  • Chili, and
  • Black Pepper,

each with a light sprinkling of salt.

I also made a sweet version for my little one — after toasting some plain seeds, I tossed them in a mixture of cinnamon and sugar.

Toasted seeds


Happy Sewing — and Happy Halloween!  🙂

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