Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Pumpkin Dip Recipe

This fall, everyone seems to have gone pumpkin crazy. The world is finally clued in to what many of us have known for years -- pumpkin is versatile and nutritious. Add some spices and it also becomes delicious. Your blog editor adds canned pumpkin to chili in place of beans. Here's a quick and easy dip to impress your autumn guests (or enjoy yourself):

Pumpkin Dip
Serve with apples or pretzels. Great fall appetizer. Very easy.

  • 1/2 8oz cool whip
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin spice
  • Soft cream cheese 8oz
  • Pumpkin 1/2 c, canned
  • 2 cup powdered sugar
Mix cream cheese and sugar. Add pumpkin and spice. Add cool whip last.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

October Meeting

Our next meeting is Wednesday, October 17 at 7 PM at the Downers Grove Public Library. Our speaker is Charlene Cebulski, who will give us ideas on Water Gardening and Ponds. 

A reminder: if anyone has or can donate any produce to a food pantry for Plant a Row for the Hungry, let us know so we can keep the tally.

The Downers Grove Organic Gardeners meet on the third Wednesday of the month in January, February, March, April, June, July, September, October and November at 7 p.m. in the Downers Grove Public Library. The board meets at 6:30 p.m. and you are welcome to come early to attend the board meeting. Membership is $20 for individuals and $30 for families.