27 Ways to Get More Pumpkin Into Your Life

You'll need these recipes when the inevitable PSL and run-of-the-mill pumpkin pie just won’t do anymore

Pumpkin Pancakes With Apple Cider Syrup// Platter Talk

‘Tis the season for all things pumpkin, and we really mean all things. Everywhere we turn, the ubiquitous pumpkin — and pumpkin pie spices — are folded into every kind of food and drink imaginable. Unfortunately, in many cases true pumpkin flavor itself is left behind or replaced by a synthetic, half-baked psuedo-pumpkin flavoring. 

 But what if you love pumpkin season and can never get enough of this seasonal squash in your life? What if you crave real pumpkin flavor every day, at least for a while?  If this is the case, these real pumpkin recipes are for you.

Pumpkin pie is awesome, of course, and some pumpkin spice lattes are definitely worth your dollars; but it’s time for something new. Therefore, in this collection, you'll find no traditional pumpkin pie or latte recipes, and nothing that uses pumpkin pie spices alone.


Get into the fall spirit with the true flavor of the season; read on for 27 ways to get more pumpkin into your life.