Can I Freeze Raw Pumpkin?

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Q: I always see articles about how to puree pumpkin to freeze it, but I was wondering if freezing peeled pumpkin chunks (to be able to later make chilis or other recipes calling for small pieces) would keep up the texture and the taste of the vegetable.

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Editor: Rachel, here's a post from Emily on freezing pumpkin and other winter squash, including instructions for freezing raw chunks:

Readers, do you have any advice on freezing raw pumpkin?

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