Alright…for those of you were wondering about cooking your own pumpkins…here you go.
Couple things you should know before you embark into the land of homemade pumpkin puree:
- You have to use a certain kind of pumpkin. The kind that you get for carving…yeah, those won’t work. *bitter
- Look in your store for the “pie pumpkins”…they will be on sale and super cheap over the next few weeks.
- Easiest, no fuss way to make your own pumpkin…in your slow cooker. How to Cook a Pumpkin in your slow cooker…Toni’s got your covered!
- You can cook it in the oven as well…I prefer this method of steam-baking. Cut into wedges, then follow the “steam-bake” directions, scoop out flesh once cooked, puree, let cool and freeze.
If you have any questions, leave them in the comments…we’ll help you out!