Recipe courtesy of Sara Moulton
35 min
15 min
1 pint


With a 1-inch melon-ball cutter scoop out enough balls from the flesh of a pumpkin to measure 2 cups. In an enameled or stainless steel saucepan combine 1 2/3 cups sugar, 3/4 cup cider vinegar, 1/2 cup water, 1 cinnamon stick, broken into pieces, 6 cloves, 6 whole allspice, and four 2-inch strips of lemon peel, bring the liquid to a boil over moderate heat, stirring and washing down any sugar crystals clinging to the sides of the pan with a brush dipped in cold water until the sugar is dissolved, and cook syrup, undisturbed, for 5 minutes. Add the pumpkin balls, simmer the mixture for 15 minutes, and transfer the balls with a slotted spoon to a 1-pint jar. Reduce the syrup over high heat to 1 cup, pour it and the spices over the balls, and let the mixture cool. Chill the mixture, covered, for at least 3 hours. Transfer the pickles to a small serving bowl. Keep covered and chilled, for 1 week.


Peanut Butter Balls

Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand

Pumpkin Roll

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Pickled Beets

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Quick Pickles

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Power Balls

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Deep-Fried Pickles

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Pumpkin Streusel Muffin

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Pumpkin Dump Cake

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Homemade Bread and Butter Pickles

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Giada at Home

          10am | 9c

          Giada at Home

          10:30am | 9:30c

          Giada at Home

          11am | 10c

          Giada Entertains

          11:30am | 10:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

          8pm | 7c

          Burgers, Brew & 'Que

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking