Holly Arnold Kinney
Pumpkin, the proverbial fruit of the fall season, is a favorite ingredient for Denver bakeries, pastry chefs and restaurants. The orange globes are the perfect ingredient for both savory and sweet dishes. If you are looking for stuffed pumpkin pastas, pumpkin breads, pumpkin pies and desserts, here are a few Denver recommendations.
Did you know that Denver has one of the largest cookbook collections in the country? The Husted Collection at University of Denver’s Penrose Library holds 14,000 cookbooks spanning the past 400 years. As this collection shows, Denver loves to read about food. Here are a few popular books from local bookstores that capture the essence of Colorado’s finest cookbook writers.