Bringing a pumpkin pie to a get together is a sure way to be remembered. The spices in the pie bring feelings of warmth, comfort, and nostalgia. TFL’s pumpkin pie recipe is a favorite with family and friends. Our tips for preserving pumpkin will help you keep the aroma flowing from your kitchen year round.
To me, pumpkins are a delightful squash to grow because of their low maintenance. After planting seeds or transplanting seedlings, you water, mulch to keep down weeds and hold in moisture, then let them be. They lie in the field until the vines are dried up and you harvest. The pumpkin has a long growing season, 90-120 days depending on the variety you plant. You’ll find all the planting and care instructions you need in our earlier post on The Great Pumpkin.
After waiting all those long days for the pumpkin to be ready for harvest, the day has arrived and you have a lot of these sensational squash. Now what?