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PRODUCE PICKS: PUMPKINS AND HARD SQUASH

 

 

By Greg Dunne      

Photo, left: Roasted Rosemary Kabocha Squash                                    

October 20, 2015 (East County) Pumpkins and Hard Squash. October is here and it’s time to pick out a pumpkin to carve for Halloween. Butternut, Acorn, Spaghetti, Kabocha squashes are all fresh autumn crops and in full season. Now is the time to pick out a Butternut or Kabocha squash and serve it up for dinner. My favorite is the Kabocha squash, with deep orange flesh inside and rich full flavor. Some delicious recipes for pumpkins and squash are located at the bottom of this article.


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LAKESIDE CHAMBER OFFERS FREE HALLOWEEN PARTY FOR KIDS ON MAINE STREET OCT. 31

October 29, 2011 (Lakeside) -- The Lakeside Chamber of Commerce would like to invite family and friends to join the festivity of Halloween for children ages 12 and under. The event takes place on Monday, October 31, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., on Maine Avenue, in Lakeside. The spooky streets consist of two blocks of free treats from local businesses with the children being escorted by Lakeside Royalty.

 

 


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GHOULISH GOODIES FOR HALLOWEEN

 

 

October 20, 2011 (San Diego’s East County ) -- This trick-or-treat season, the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) has developed some kid-friendly, fun confectionary-free treats that won’t leave kids or parents saying ‘boo’. With Halloween lending itself to spiders, witches, and ghosts, the CMAB has come up with ‘spooky’ recipes using Real California dairy products.  


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THANKSGIVING PIES FROM MAMA’S KITCHEN BENEFIT CRITICALLY ILL NEIGHBORS IN OUR REGION

 
October 5, 2011, (La Mesa) --Thanksgiving is coming and the people of the United Church of Christ of La Mesa (UCCLM) invite you to let Mama do the baking this year.  Church members are helping Mama’s Kitchen raise money to provide nutritious meals for San Diego men, women and children affected by HIV/AIDS and cancer. 

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