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(post, Cristin Couzens)
First things first. Do not try and make a pumpkin pie with a Halloween pumpkin. Halloween pumpkins are bred specifically for carving – thick skin, hollow inside. Taste and consistency were not factors in the development of these varieties. Since it’s December, there’s probably little chance you would try this….but I thought I’d warn you just in case. What kind of pumpkin should you use? There are more choices than I ever imagined. Cinderella, Pink Banana, Sugar Pie, and Blue Hubbard are all good pie pumpkins. I chose a Sugar Pie Pumpkin from Sun Gold Farm. I bought it back in early November and have kept it in a milk crate in our chilly mudroom for the last two months. I couldn’t fit the pumpkin on the airplane with me for a Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie. So, since we’re home for Christmas, Christmas Pumpkin Pie it is. Meet my pumpkin: Read more at The Weekly Veggie Thanks for visiting!