Pumpkin bread and 18 other pumpkin recipes you must make now

Pumpkin bread is hot! So is pumpkin soup, pumpkin pie, pumpkin cheesecake ....

The weather might still say summer on some days, but cooler winds are indicating a turn of the calendar and fall mode.

To slake that pumpkin thirst, we scoured the L.A. Times archives. Click through the photo gallery above -- you’ll find recipes links embedded in the pop-up captions -- and you’ll find our best and favorite pumpkin recipes.

PHOTOS: 19 pumpkin recipes you need to make right NOW


We’ve got favorites like a spiced pumpkin bread with walnuts and currants, as well as a pumpkin bread baked up fresh at the Monastery of the Angels in Hollywood that you might call downright heavenly.

We’ve also got a pumpkin soup that you can serve in tiny roasted gourds (beat that, Martha Stewart!), as well as a pumpkin pie with brown-butter streusel, a recipe that comes to us from noted pastry chef Karen Hatfield.

What’s your favorite way to enjoy pumpkin?



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