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Foodie Friday| VEGAN STRAWBERRY POP TARTS + GOOD MORNING ENERGY BARS

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I am always on the hunt for yummy vegan eats. So, I knew I had to share these strawberry pockets of goodness from the website It doesn’t taste like chicken.com. Enjoy and happy Foodie Friday!

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Artist of the Day: J. Susan Schuler

 

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J. Susan Schuler, Seven hour hike 2, Mixed Media, 14 x 23-Malton Gallery 

For more information, price, to view more pieces, or to purchase, please contact Virginia Blair (Malton Gallery Fine Art Dealer/Consultant) at 513.448.7976 or vvblair25@gmail.com.

Learn More about the Artist, J. Susan Schuler… 

Susan Schuler began her career in painting in 1990 and has been a working artist for 19 years.

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Pumpkinpalooza! 
Williams-Sonoma is bringing us Pumpkinpalooza! With 30 Days of Pumpkin Recipes. Click below for sweet, spiced pumpkin baked goods, savory dishes and more. 



Roasted Pumpkin with Garlic, Sweet Potatoes and Cherry Tomatoes


Pumpkin Quick BreadTrue to its name, this bread comes together in no time, thanks to our premium mix — and here’s agluten-free version so everyone can enjoy.


Pumpkin Ravioli with Sage Butter
Here’s the classic ravioli of the city of Ferrara, in Emilia-Romagna, although the city of Mantua, in Lombardy, also claims the dish.




Classic Pumpkin PieThis is our ultimate pumpkin pie recipe (customer-approved!) with rich, deep flavor and a wonderful texture. 

 

Spiced Pumpkin and Lamb TagineIn this recipe from Chef Michael Voltaggio, a whole pumpkin is filled with a hearty, warmly spiced lamb tagine. 


Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Brown Sugar-Pecan StreuselThis coffee cake is lighter than you would expect, with the rich flavor of pumpkin and spices and a thick layer of crunchy brown sugar and pecan streusel. 

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Bulgur Pilaf with Pumpkin and RaisinsHere, cubes of sugar pie pumpkin are cooked with nutty bulgur for a beautiful side dish or light vegetarian main.

Pumpkin Soup with Spicy Pumpkin SeedsThe best part about this recipe is that it uses almost the entire pumpkin, and the seeds from the pumpkin are roasted to use for the garnish.

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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Candied Pumpkin Seeds
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Pumpkin Lasagna with FontinaThis hearty lasagna is perfect for this transitional time, when late-summer produce is winding down and the first fall vegetables appear at farmers’ markets. 


Pumpkin Ice CreamCombine pureed pumpkin with plenty of spices and a classic custard, and you’ll have the makings of this rich, creamy autumnal ice cream. It’s ideal for pumpkin lovers
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Pork and Pumpkin StewChock-full of tender pork and pumpkin and seasoned with a medley of fragrant spices, this warming stew is perfect for a fall dinner with friends.

Ooey Gooey Pumpkin BarsThis dessert has become a favorite of our staff and customers ever since one of our sales associates created it. These bars are delicious on their own but to take them over the top, sprinkle with candied pecans or add a dollop of whipped cream just before serving.
Braised Beef with Autumn Vegetables
Here’s a hearty stew to get you through the cold winter months. The addition of a light vinaigrette laced with green onions and peppery mint just before serving infuses this dish with bright, fresh flavors.

Pumpkin Pie Waffles

 
Pumpkin Chocolate TrifleA beautiful centerpiece for a dessert buffet, this seasonal trifle is made using our pumpkin Bundt cake mix, chocolate sauce and whipped cream flavored with pecan pumpkin butter. 

Pumpkin Cassoulet with Caramelized Onions and Roasted GarlicWhite beans, tender squash and savory onions bake under a crisp blanket of garlic bread crumbs in this spectacular meatless main dish. It’s a great choice for a vegetarian Thanksgiving dinner. 

Pumpkin Pots de CrèmeOur signature pecan pumpkin butter gives classic pots de crème a seasonal spin. With a touch of grated orange zest and nutmeg, it’s packed with fall flavors. 

Pumpkin Tortelloni with Sage & Pumpkin SeedsTortelloni—a bigger version of tortellini, closer to a dumpling—is traditionally stuffed with pumpkin, nutmeg and Parmigiano-Reggiano. 


Iced Pumpkin-Raisin CookiesPerfect for casual gatherings, these pumpkin cookies are laced with raisins and walnuts and seasoned with a medley of spices.


Roasted Baby PumpkinsSweetened with maple syrup, these petite pumpkins make a wonderful accompaniment to the Thanksgiving feast as well as to other autumn meals. The pumpkin puree is served directly in the shell for a colorful presentation.


Pumpkin TartThis festive tart is a wonderful alternative to the classic pumpkin pie, and it’s not just for Thanksgiving.


Thai Pumpkin & Chicken CurryTake chicken curry to the next level by adding sweet, nutty pumpkin! You’ll love how quickly this dish comes together.
Pumpkin Bread with DatesButtery dates make this quickbread extra special. 


Pumpkin Cream Cookie SandwichesFor a fun twist on the traditional sandwich cookie, a cream cheese filling flavored with pecan pumpkin butter is tucked between chewy ginger-molasses cookies. 


Pumpkin-Braised Pork with GreensThis comforting braise is simple to make with a slow cooker and our pumpkin braising base. It has a mix of fall spices for hearty character and delicate sweetness.

Chocolate-Pumpkin CakeThe magic ingredient in this cake is grated raw pumpkin! Its color and flavor are indiscernible in the baked cake, but the pumpkin creates a moist texture. 

Pumpkin Crème BrûléeThis colorful dessert is enhanced with grated whole spices. Served in individual ramekins, it’s an elegant presentation for a dinner party. 



Pumpkin Soup with Brown Butter and Crème FraîcheThis warming soup is the creation of Chef Marjorie Taylor, who runs the Cook’s Atelier in Burgundy. She finishes the soup with a drizzle of brown butter, which adds a nutty richness. 
Classic Pecan Pumpkin Butter PieThis pie’s filling is a snap to prepare with our pecan pumpkin butter, one of our favorite fall products. Use our precision cutters to top your dessert with beautiful decorations that would make any pastry chef proud.

Pumpkinpalooza! 

Williams-Sonoma is bringing us Pumpkinpalooza! With 30 Days of Pumpkin Recipes. Click below for sweet, spiced pumpkin baked goods, savory dishes and more. 

Roasted Pumpkin with Garlic, Sweet Potatoes and Cherry Tomatoes

Roasted Pumpkin with Garlic, Sweet Potatoes and Cherry Tomatoes

Pumpkin Quick Bread

Pumpkin Quick Bread
True to its name, this bread comes together in no time, thanks to our premium mix — and here’s agluten-free version so everyone can enjoy.

Pumpkin Ravioli with Sage Butter

Pumpkin Ravioli with Sage Butter

Here’s the classic ravioli of the city of Ferrara, in Emilia-Romagna, although the city of Mantua, in Lombardy, also claims the dish.

Classic Pumpkin Pie

Classic Pumpkin Pie
This is our ultimate pumpkin pie recipe (customer-approved!) with rich, deep flavor and a wonderful texture. 

 Spiced Pumpkin and Lamb Tagine

Spiced Pumpkin and Lamb Tagine
In this recipe from Chef Michael Voltaggio, a whole pumpkin is filled with a hearty, warmly spiced lamb tagine. 

Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Brown Sugar-Pecan Streusel

Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Brown Sugar-Pecan Streusel
This coffee cake is lighter than you would expect, with the rich flavor of pumpkin and spices and a thick layer of crunchy brown sugar and pecan streusel. 

.Bulgur Pilaf with Pumpkin and Raisins

Bulgur Pilaf with Pumpkin and Raisins
Here, cubes of sugar pie pumpkin are cooked with nutty bulgur for a beautiful side dish or light vegetarian main.

Pumpkin Soup with Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin Soup with Spicy Pumpkin Seeds
The best part about this recipe is that it uses almost the entire pumpkin, and the seeds from the pumpkin are roasted to use for the garnish.

.Pumpkin Cupcakes with Candied Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Candied Pumpkin Seeds

.Pumpkin Lasagna with Fontina

Pumpkin Lasagna with Fontina
This hearty lasagna is perfect for this transitional time, when late-summer produce is winding down and the first fall vegetables appear at farmers’ markets.

Pumpkin Ice Cream

Pumpkin Ice Cream
Combine pureed pumpkin with plenty of spices and a classic custard, and you’ll have the makings of this rich, creamy autumnal ice cream. It’s ideal for pumpkin lovers

!Pork and Pumpkin Stew

Pork and Pumpkin Stew
Chock-full of tender pork and pumpkin and seasoned with a medley of fragrant spices, this warming stew is perfect for a fall dinner with friends.

Ooey Gooey Pumpkin Bars

Ooey Gooey Pumpkin Bars
This dessert has become a favorite of our staff and customers ever since one of our sales associates created it. These bars are delicious on their own but to take them over the top, sprinkle with candied pecans or add a dollop of whipped cream just before serving.
Braised Beef with Autumn Vegetables

Braised Beef with Autumn Vegetables

Here’s a hearty stew to get you through the cold winter months. The addition of a light vinaigrette laced with green onions and peppery mint just before serving infuses this dish with bright, fresh flavors.

Pumpkin Pie Waffles

Pumpkin Pie Waffles

 Pumpkin Chocolate Trifle

Pumpkin Chocolate Trifle
A beautiful centerpiece for a dessert buffet, this seasonal trifle is made using our pumpkin Bundt cake mix, chocolate sauce and whipped cream flavored with pecan pumpkin butter. 

Pumpkin Cassoulet with Caramelized Onions and Roasted Garlic

Pumpkin Cassoulet with Caramelized Onions and Roasted Garlic
White beans, tender squash and savory onions bake under a crisp blanket of garlic bread crumbs in this spectacular meatless main dish. It’s a great choice for a vegetarian Thanksgiving dinner. 

Pumpkin Pots de Crème

Pumpkin Pots de Crème
Our signature pecan pumpkin butter gives classic pots de crème a seasonal spin. With a touch of grated orange zest and nutmeg, it’s packed with fall flavors. 

Pumpkin Tortelloni with Sage & Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin Tortelloni with Sage & Pumpkin Seeds
Tortelloni—a bigger version of tortellini, closer to a dumpling—is traditionally stuffed with pumpkin, nutmeg and Parmigiano-Reggiano.

Iced Pumpkin-Raisin Cookies

Iced Pumpkin-Raisin Cookies
Perfect for casual gatherings, these pumpkin cookies are laced with raisins and walnuts and seasoned with a medley of spices.

Roasted Baby Pumpkins

Roasted Baby Pumpkins
Sweetened with maple syrup, these petite pumpkins make a wonderful accompaniment to the Thanksgiving feast as well as to other autumn meals. The pumpkin puree is served directly in the shell for a colorful presentation.

Pumpkin Tart

Pumpkin Tart
This festive tart is a wonderful alternative to the classic pumpkin pie, and it’s not just for Thanksgiving.

Thai Pumpkin & Chicken Curry

Thai Pumpkin & Chicken Curry
Take chicken curry to the next level by adding sweet, nutty pumpkin! You’ll love how quickly this dish comes together.Pumpkin Bread with Dates

Pumpkin Bread with Dates
Buttery dates make this quickbread extra special. 

Pumpkin Cream Cookie Sandwiches

Pumpkin Cream Cookie Sandwiches
For a fun twist on the traditional sandwich cookie, a cream cheese filling flavored with pecan pumpkin butter is tucked between chewy ginger-molasses cookies. 

Pumpkin-Braised Pork with Greens

Pumpkin-Braised Pork with Greens
This comforting braise is simple to make with a slow cooker and our pumpkin braising base. It has a mix of fall spices for hearty character and delicate sweetness.

Chocolate-Pumpkin Cake

Chocolate-Pumpkin Cake
The magic ingredient in this cake is grated raw pumpkin! Its color and flavor are indiscernible in the baked cake, but the pumpkin creates a moist texture. 

Pumpkin Crème Brûlée

Pumpkin Crème Brûlée
This colorful dessert is enhanced with grated whole spices. Served in individual ramekins, it’s an elegant presentation for a dinner party. 

Pumpkin Soup with Brown Butter and Crème Fraîche

Pumpkin Soup with Brown Butter and Crème Fraîche
This warming soup is the creation of Chef Marjorie Taylor, who runs the Cook’s Atelier in Burgundy. She finishes the soup with a drizzle of brown butter, which adds a nutty richness. 
Classic Pecan Pumpkin Butter Pie

Classic Pecan Pumpkin Butter Pie
This pie’s filling is a snap to prepare with our pecan pumpkin butter, one of our favorite fall products. Use our precision cutters to top your dessert with beautiful decorations that would make any pastry chef proud.

Artist Spotlight: Kendra Douglas, Malton Gallery

Check out this brilliant piece by Kendra Douglas. A unique addition to ANY art collection. Can you tell I am obsessed with this life size piece? So, when I first saw it I knew my readers would see what I see, a perfect concoction of centered creativity and controlled chaos (crystal ball not needed).

Artist: Kendra Douglas, Malton Gallery. 

For more information, price, to view more pieces, or to purchase, please contact Virginia Blair (Malton Gallery Fine Art Consultant) at 513.448.7976 or vvblair25@gmail.com. Please mention you saw this piece on the V Lifestyle Blog.