Cooking Club

Your next cooking club challenge is pumpkin pie!

About the Chatelaine Cooking Club: Every other Friday we send out the call for you to recreate our ‘Recipe(s) of the Week,’ winning dishes we’ve selected from the current issue of Chatelaine or seasonal archives. Then what? All you do is chop, stir, cook or bake it up, snap a photo of your culinary prowess, send it to us, and in two weeks, check back at to see if you’re featured in our Chatelaine Cooking Club gallery! We’ll contact you if your photo wins the challenge. Click through the gallery to get all the details on how to submit your photo and enter. (Remember: the more creative your photo is, the better!)
Your next cooking club challenge is pumpkin pie!

Cooking club: Pumpkin Pie Challenge

High-low challenge

Sometimes it’s good to challenge yourself a little, and sometimes it’s good to challenge yourself a lot. So this week we’ve got two takes on the pumpkin pie – one high (literally) and one low, so that you can make this Chatelaine Cooking Club challenge into a dinner party topper, or a down home weeknight dessert. Either way, everybody wins! (Not literally.)

Click ahead for the recipes, and find out what the prize is is for best photo! 

Your next cooking club challenge is pumpkin pie!Angus Fergusson

Sky-high pumpkin pie

Our Sky-High Pumpkin Pie, which was last year’s sexy cover girl, boasts a quick gingersnap crust, a pumpkin and coconut filling, candied pecans and an airy meringue. I don’t want to tell you how to do your business, but this pie is my flavour-packed pick, and it’s actually easier to make than the traditional pie.

Your next cooking club challenge is pumpkin pie!

Traditional pumpkin pie

Our Traditional Pumpkin Pie is full of fresh roasted pumpkin (or butternut squash) warm spices, and a buttery homemade crust. Delicious. Top it with a dollop of whipped cream and you’re good to go.

So what are you waiting for? Get baking!

Wait! There's more! Now the Chatelaine Cooking Club comes with prizing...

Your next cooking club challenge is pumpkin pie!

The Prize

The best pumpkin pie pic, as chosen by the Chatelaine Kitchen, powered by GE Café, will receive a $100 Starbucks gift card, perfect for picking up a round of seasonal Starbucks Pumpkin Spice lattes (it's the Pumpkin Spice's 10th anniversary, fyi!) for your workmates.

Your next cooking club challenge is pumpkin pie!Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte

How to post

You can post it one of three ways (make sure you're not on a private setting):

Follow us on Instagram, then post your photo using @ChatelaineKitchen

Follow us on Twitter, then tweet us your photo with the hashtag #ChatelaineKitchen

Like us on Facebook, then message us your photo

Get your photos posted by next Thursday October 24 to be considered for the club’s gallery the following day, which will be featured with the next week’s recipe.

Quick photo tips: Don’t use a flash, natural light is best. Just place your plate near a window and shoot away. Don’t bother using props – they’ll detract from the featured food. Overhead is always nice, close-ups work well, and get in close so we can see what’s cookin’! The larger the photo, the better. And remember to hashtag your photo or we won't be able to find it.

Your next cooking club challenge is pumpkin pie!


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