Here's a great fall recipe that uses pumpkin puree. For those feeling industrious, make homemade pumpkin puree with baking pumpkins from the market!
1 ½ cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
¼ teaspoon salt
1/3 cup brown sugar
½ cup pumpkin puree
½ cup skim milk
¼ cup molasses
¼ cup butter
Combine dry ingredients. In a separate bowl , beat eggs and sugar until fluffy. Beat in pumpkin, milk, molasses and butter into the egg mixture. Add wet ingredients into dry ingredients and stir just until moistened. Do not over stir. Cook waffles in waffle maker until cooked through.
The Western Wake Farmers' Market offers recipes here on Go Ask Mom once a month. It's open from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays on Morrisville Carpenter Road in Cary. Here's what's happening at the market in October.
Oct. 1: Tae Kwon Do board breaking with Grandmaster KS Lee and live music from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with Ross Warren
Oct. 8: Live music from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. from The Laura Ridgeway & Bruce Emery Duo. Face painting with LynneSue Fischer
Oct. 22: Kids can create their own self-portrait with artist and teacher Aimee Cuthrell. Plus face painting with LynneSue Fischer.
Oct. 29: Susan Sink of the Tarheel Foodie demonstrates cooking with local fall ingredients. Stop by to learn and taste delicious samples!
Nov 5: Annual Craft Fair at the Market with extended hours from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enjoy the farmers' market, plus over 35 additional artists and craftspeople offering children's clothing, accessories, jewelry, pottery, holiday gifts, decor and more. Also face painting with LynneSue Fischer