If you have ever thought of making a pumpkin pie out of your jack-o-lantern, be glad you didn’t. Most pumpkin pies are made out of a squash that is vastly different than the bright orange pumpkins you carve for the holiday. Sarah Gilbert has the inside “scoop” on which pumpkins are in the can.
Two years ago, Mike and I searched the city for pumpkin pie pumpkins and finally found them at a specialty food store in the eclectic part of town. He cooked up some delicious pies with those pumpkins, but it was a lot of work. We decided that canned pumpkin was good enough for us in the future.