Pumpkin Gnocchi with Apples, Chicken & Sage in a Maple Cream Sauce

Serves 6
INGREDIENTS
Gnocchi
2 cups (16 ounces) pumpkin, cut in quarters, seeded and roasted
2¾ cups all purpose flour
1 egg
Salt
White pepper
1 tablespoon nutmeg, freshly grated
Sauce
½ cup butter
1 tablespoon pumpkin oil
1 medium shallot
1 chicken breast, cut into thin strips
1 medium tart apple, cored and cut into cubes
1 cup fresh sage leaves, stems removed
2 tablespoons maple syrup
½ cup heavy whipping [...]

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Pumpkin Gnocchi with Brown Butter Sage Sauce and Shaved Chestnuts

Serves 6
INGREDIENTS
Gnocchi:
2 cups pumpkin, cut in quarters, seeded and roasted
2¾ cups all purpose flour
1 egg
Salt
White pepper
1 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated
Sauce:
½ cup butter
1 tablespoon pumpkin oil
1 cup fresh sage leaves, stems removed
1½ cup chestnuts, pre-roasted, shelled and sliced thin
PREPARATION
In large pot, bring 6 cups salted water to a boil.
While still warm, puree pumpkin through a ricer [...]

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Velvety Chesnut Soup with Grape Honey

Serves 8
INGREDIENTS
For the soup
1 cup whole chestnuts, roasted and peeled
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon pumpkin oil
1 small shallot, chopped fine
½ of a sweet yellow onion, chopped fine
¼ cup celery, chopped fine
1 medium parsnip, peeled and chopped fine
Salt
1 bouquet garni of fresh herbs in a cheesecloth sack: parsley, thyme, rosemary (a few springs of each)
2 fresh bay [...]

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