Pumpkins: What to do with them
|Pumpkins: What to do with them||Darrell Miller||11/26/16|
November 26, 2016 08:59 AM
Author: Darrell Miller (email@example.com)
Subject: Pumpkins: What to do with them
Many people only use pumpkins for carving around Halloween, but there are many other ways to use the vegetable. Everything from the skin to the seeds can be used for snacks and dishes. It can even be frozen, dried, or canned for use later. When using pumpkins for cooking, it is best to get the smaller ones that have a sweeter taste.
- When using a pumpkin for both decoration and food, keep it safe to eat by drawing on it with nontoxic paint or markers instead of carving it.
- When choosing a pumpkin for eating, select varieties bred for flavor, known as pie or sweet pumpkins
- The flesh of the pumpkin can be used in a variety of cooked dishes as a good source of vitamins K and A, magnesium, fiber and potassium
"When using a pumpkin for both decoration and food, keep it safe to eat by drawing on it with nontoxic paint or markers instead of carving it."