Selection: Has a limited season. Skin should be smooth.
Preparation: Wash, cut into pieces, scoop out seed and peel. If peeling is in the too hard basket, cook with skin on and paper thin skin will come off easily when cool.
Good for You: Has Vitamin A, beta carotene, several B & E vitamins, significant calcium and potassium and lots more trace minerals.
And Tastes So Good: Buy a whole pumpkin and have some fun. Boil and mash with butter, try soup, curry, a savoury or sweet pie; tasty with parsley, sage, or nutmeg.
Storage: Should keep uncut in cool airy environment. Check regularly. Once cut store in fridge.Too good to waste – can be frozen in serving sized pieces.