We Carve Pumpkins, So Why the Hell Don’t We Cook Them?
Almost nobody cooks with fresh pumpkin. We’ll spend hours carving them into ornate jack-o-lanterns, but when it comes time to make pumpkin pie or pumpkin soup or pumpkin whatever, we reach for the can. Halloween is Saturday. Pumpkins abound. If there was ever a time to think about cooking one, it’s now.