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The Pollan Family Table’s Butternut Squash Soup

The Pollan Family Table is out now from CBS sister company Simon & Schuster. This excerpt shows their recipe for butternut squash soup with toasted pumpkin seeds.

10/28/2014

HALF MOON BAY, CA - OCTOBER 13:  John Hawkley poses for a photo with his 2,058 pound pumpkin during the 41st Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on October 13, 2014 in Half Moon Bay, California. John Hawkley of Napa, California won the 41st Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off and broke a state record with his gigantic pumpkin weighing in at 2,058 pounds. Hawkley took home a cash prize of $12,510, or $6.00 a pound.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napa Earthquake Victim’s Pumpkin Breaks Contest Weight Record, Prize Money Will Go Toward Fixing Home

A gourd weighing 2,058 pounds took first prize and set a new tournament record Monday at an annual pumpkin-weighing contest in Northern California.

10/13/2014

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California Drought Causing Pumpkins To Ripen Early, Shortens World’s Largest Corn Maze

Cooley doesn’t expect the drought to dwindle his Halloween business this season, but the future of Cool Patch Pumpkins all depends on the weather.

09/30/2014

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is The Best Halloween Candy?

Choose your favorite Halloween candy!

10/21/2013

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Best Pumpkin Dishes In Sacramento

Fall is here and it’s the ideal time of year in Sacramento to enjoy a variety of dishes made with pumpkin and butternut squash. If you are looking for something savory this pumpkin season, try one of these specialty menu items.

11/28/2012

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Woman Rushed To Hospital After Drive-By Pumpkin Attack

The hunt is on for the suspects behind a bizarre and brazen attack in Stockton. The dangerous weapon used was a pumpkin.

11/23/2012

A young boy looks at giant pumpkins in the back of a pickup truck before the start of the 37th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off on October 11, 2010 in Half Moon Bay, California.  (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oregon Man Wins Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Contest

A grower from Oregon is the winner of this year’s Half Moon Bay giant pumpkin contest with a gourd weighing in at 1,775 pounds.

10/08/2012