Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays: creative and fun without big expectations. And now that I'm focused on thrifty, healthy food, I love it more than ever. There may be free food on your doorstep tonight, and I'm not talking candy or Tricker-or-Treaters! Read below for more, plus get the new, super-easy recipe for a hot breakfast that's perfect for chilly mornings.
Veg o' the Week: Pumpkin. Did you buy cooking pumpkins for your Halloween and Thanksgiving decorations? If you have a farmers' market nearby that's open on Halloween, it may not be too late to get the best prices of the year on these decorative, delicious, and nutritious vegetables. I buy several, keeping most of them whole as decoration until after Thanksgiving. In the picture below, the edible pumpkins Jack Be Little,