* 2 cups cooked fresh pumpkin puree or one 15-oz. can pumpkin
* 1 cup orange marmalade
* 1 tsp. grated fresh ginger
* 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
* English cheddar cheese, white cheddar cheese, or Parmesan cheese (buy about 2 oz. for each person you'll be serving)
* Assorted hearty breads
1. In a medium saucepan combine cooked fresh pumpkin puree, marmalade, and ginger. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice. Transfer to a serving bowl. Cover and cool. Serve as a spread with cheese and bread.
Makes about 3 cups or 24 (2-tablespoon) servings.
Tip: Spread will keep in the refrigerator up to 1 week.