You've already cooked a homemade Thanksgiving dinner, so don't wimp out and buy a supermarket pumpkin pie. Our Easy Pumpkin Pie recipe can be made the day before, doesn't require a rolling pin, and has a filling that can be prepared in just a few minutes. The CHOW Test Kitchen's Christine Gallary shows you how.
How to Make Pumpkin Pie with Boris Portnoy
Pastry chef Boris Portnoy gives new life to a Thanksgiving cliché. Generic, canned pumpkin pie mix plus freezer-burned pie crust equals fake smiles on the faces of your friends and families. Real smiles come from choosing your own pumpkin—there are many heirloom varieties to pick from—and then customizing and experimenting as you go, using Portnoy’s recipe as a guide.
You'll never believe how big they can get.
How to Make Easy Spiced Pumpkin Cookies
It's pumpkin season and that means, well, tons of pumpkin. If you're tired of the usual pumpkin dishes, expand your pumpkin repertoire by joining the CHOW Test Kitchen's Christine Gallary as she makes our Spiced Pumpkin-Oatmeal Cookies. These soft, oaty cookies have the spicy warmth of pumpkin pie and are great for sharing during the holidays.