A pumpkin is a squash plant which grows on a vine. They are smooth but have ribbed skin that is yellow to orange in color. Inside the pumpkin are seeds and pulp. Pumpkins are associated with fall holidays.
To cook a sugar pumpkin for culinary use you need to half the pumpkin and remove the seeds and pulp. Roast the oven until the pumpkin flesh is soft. Cool, scoop out the flesh and use. ** the seeds of pumpkins are edible, they are delicious roasted and salted**
There are countless numbers of pumpkin varieties, sugar pumpkins!
Pumpkins can be stored for 30-90 days if kept in a cool environment.
- Nutrition- Potassium, Vitamin A, C, B6, fiber