Halloween Edition: The first step to making pumpkin pie, pumpkin soup, pumpkin bread or pumpkin cheesecake from scratch. Featured at http://www.pressurecookerdiaries.com/making-ingredients/homemade-pureed-pumpkin
A pumpkin recipe was among the first cookery recipes to have originated in this country. John Josselyn wrote in 1672 to "slice them when ripe, cut them into dice, fill a pot with them of two or three gallons, and stew them upon a gentle fire for a whole day."
"Only the knife knows what goes on in the heart of a pumpkin." - Simone Schwarz-Bart
Fresh pureed pumpkin is so easy and fun to make you will gladly save those cans of pumpkin for a time of year when pumpkin stands aren't around every corner. Make pumpkin pie, pumpkin soup, pumpkin bread, pumpkin cheese cake or refrigerate or freeze for later. What is your favorite pumpkin puree recipe?
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