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Pumpkin Pie Recipe

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It's Autumn! It's pumpkin season!

I love visits to the pumpkin patch with the kids and smelling the crisp, cool fall air. It makes me hungry for baked squash, pumpkin pie, pumpkin scones, pumpkin bread, hot tea, hot chocolate, soup...I think you get the idea.



About a week ago, we visited the pumpkin patch with the kids. That got pumpkins on my mind. We happen to have three very large pumpkins waiting to be carved for Halloween plus a variety of squash in a bowl on the counter. I already fixed the butternut squash and it's history.



Then Justin went hunting. For the second trip to get a buck. I told him if he got one, I'd make a pie when he got home. He loves pie. LOVES pie. Even Eric got excited for pie.

Saturday afternoon Justin called and said they got the buck. So now it was up to me to make the pie.

Sunday afternoon I started baking. I made up a batch of pie crust mix. Eric dragged all three big pumpkins into the kitchen "helping" me so I could "us…