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All of us at Accomac Inn and Catering would like to wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving! We are grateful for our guests and everyone that has supported the Accomac. We appreciate your business very much! Here is a wonderful pumpkin soup recipe for you to offer your family and friends this year.

Spicy Pumpkin Soup:

Yield: 30 portions

3 small onions, diced
12 stalks celery, diced
12 ripe plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
5 Tbsp butter
5 1-lb cans of processed pumpkin (of course, fresh is preferable)
5 qts chicken stock
4 Tbsp cumin
2 Tbsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground cardamom
2 tsp cayenne pepper
3 cups unsweetened coconut milk (not low-fat)
Approx. 20 fresh curry leaves
salt and pepper to taste

Saute onion, celery and tomatoes in butter until onions are transparent. Add spices and cook for one more minute. Add pumpkin and whip in chicken stock.
Simmer for 30 minutes, add salt and pepper. Serve hot with cumin-roasted pumpkin seeds.