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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
Recipes Using Pumpkin
This one turned out wonderful, and it was so easy! Use pumpkin or squash puree, both get the job done quite nicely.
You can add nutmeg or other fall spices to this ice cream… or try it with red kuri squash too!
Granola is so flexible. Add whatever nuts and fruit you enjoy to this fall spiced granola.
Use your regular chili spices if you’d like, but don’t be afraid to try adding the pumpkin, it will surprise you!
Who needs canned pumpkin?!?!? Many squashes in the Anderson household wind up in pie. We love it! You can make this with a mixture of other winter squashes as well. Check out the Hubbard squash pie for another alternative!
You can make this one using a pumpkin OR a squash, pick your “bowl” and go to town! This recipe can be quite flexible. Use veggie broth if you want to keep it vegetarian. Parmesan cheese is quite yummy with this combo.
Here is a delicious and low sugar bread to enjoy with your pumpkin and applesauce. Save the puree for other uses, such as pies, custards, and ice cream!
Got lots of squash? This is a great way to preserve it for baked goods, to add to sauces, mac and cheese, burritos, soups, omelets… The possibilities are truly endless!