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How to choose, prepare, and store Pumpkins.
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Buying Pumpkins

Look for: smaller pumpkins with few blemishes that are heavy for their size and have their stems intact.

Avoid: pumpkins that have soft spots

Seasonality: Fall and winter

Storing Pumpkins

Store pumpkins at room temperature up to a month or refrigerate up to 3 months. Wrap cut pumpkin in plastic and refrigerate up to 5 days.

Preparing Pumpkins

Wash pumpkin, and cut lengthwise. Remove and discard the seeds and excess fiber. Trim skin with a paring knife or peeler if desired. Cook as desired.

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