You might still have lots of apples lying around and after the end of the month there is bound to be pumpkins.
I know you like chutney,and if you are tired of Pumpkin Pie here is something different to use them up.
Pumpkin on sticks served with Apple Chutney
Apple Chutney. you will need
500gr.Cooking Apples, peeled and cut in small pieces
2-3 Dessertspoons of Sultanas
150ml Vinegar,if possible apple
1 Dessertspoons of freshly grated Ginger
1/2 stick of Cinnamon
1/2 Teaspoon ground Cloves
1/2 Teaspoon ground Pepper
Cook all ingredients by small to medium heat (circa 25min.) until the consistency of jam is reached. Leave to cool.
It can also be filled in clean warm jars, shut tightly and kept up to six months in cool dark storage space.
Pumpkin on sticks
800gr flesh of a firm Pumpkin cut into 2,5-3cm. squares
Salt and pepper
12 Strips of Bacon circa 3cm. wide
Butter to baste
Thin wooden or metal skewers or sticks
Sprinkle pumpkin pieces with salt and pepper.
Wrap bacon around 1/2 of the given amount of pumpkin.
Stick alternate pumpkin pieces on skewers, one with and one without bacon. Brush with melted butter.
Place on baking paper on a baking tray.
Bake at 220° C in preheated oven for circa 25min. Turn at half time.
Serve immediately with Chutney.