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7 Alternatives to Pumpkin Everything

We have entered another dimension. A dimension not only of sight and sound, but of taste. A journey into the omnipresent and annoying land of pumpkin spice. Next stop, the pumpkin zone!

It is everywhere you look, the ubiquitous pumpkin spice. Lattes, cookies, bread, candy, even vodka. It does not even need to be edible to be pumpkin spiced. Room fragrances, car fragrances, soap. For a few months each year, the pumpkin is the star of everything.

Not to knock the pumpkin, but there are so many other delicious winter squash varieties. Here are a few incredible recipes proving you can do a lot more with a winter squash than spice them up with a blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and ginger.

Roasted Butternut Squash Vegetarian Chili

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Roasted Kabocha Squash Soup with Kale

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Warm Farro Salad with Roasted Delicata Squash

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Spiced Roasted Winter Vegetables

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Butternut Squash Noodles with Spinach and Mushrooms

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Roasted Kabocha Squash with Green Beans and Mushrooms

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Butternut Squash Chowder

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