Baked Miniature Pumpkins

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The Savory Way

By Deborah Madison

Published 1990

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These diminutive squash have been very popular with window decorators for the past several years, but they also make good eating. Their cavities will hold a few spoonfuls of filling—such as wild rice with sautéed onions and roasted nuts— or they can be baked with just a bit of butter or an aromatic oil, like sesame or peanut, with salt and pepper rubbed into the flesh. My preference is to add a splash of cream, a leaf of sage, and a spoonful of Gruyère or Fontina cheese, making a tiny versi