Look! Witch Wart Pumpkins

Look! Witch Wart Pumpkins

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Faith Durand
Oct 6, 2008
We paid a visit to an absolutely fabulous farm stand last weekend (more about this later in the week). We spotted these pumpkins and had to take a closer look! These big pumpkins have natural warts that grow all over them - hence the Witch Wart moniker. They look knobbly and gnarled, unlike the small, smooth pie pumpkins. These pumpkins are delightful for decoration, carving, and seed-roasting. (We bet that they produce lots of yummy seeds. See our recipe for roasted pumpkin seeds here.) But for making pumpkin pies, squares, and bars, we recommend the smaller, less watery pie pumpkins. Have you started cooking with pumpkin yet this year? Related: How To Make Pumpkin Puree (Images: Faith Durand)
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