Savory-swirl pumpkin soup

Nora Edinger -- JOY Journal

“Like all magnificent things, it’s very simple.” Natalie Babbit, “Tuck Everlasting”

Americans do odd things with pumpkins this time of year.

Turquoise. Fine for soup bowls, not for soup. The orange speaks for itself, does it not?

Normally, I am a rather mild mannered person. But, when I pass a porch displaying a pumpkin that has been painted turquoise (turquoise!) or one that has been decoupaged with paisley fabric or covered in silver glitter, I’m a tiny bit tempted to egg that house.

Pumpkins are supposed to be orange, people! Unless they got some other way (like white, or stripey or whatever) while growing on an actual stem.

Deep, cleansing breath

Here is a recipe that features pumpkin in all its sunshiny glory.

It is Tunisian in origin and came to the JOY Journal kitchen from that most glorious of cookbooks, Moosewood Restaurant Daily Special. (If I could have…

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