Making your own pumpkin puree is simple to do and well worth the effort. Homemade pumpkin puree can be used for making homemade pumpkin pies from scratch or in any pumpkin recipes that call for canned pumpkin. Be sure to select a small pie pumpkin for the best results.
A variety of Asian squash that is popular in China and Japan, as well as many other countries. It is typically a larger variety squash that has a waxy dark green speckled skin that contains tiny prickly hairs.