My house smells wonderful today! The smell of baking pumpkin permeates every room. The smell of autumn. I cleaned one of the pumpkins and decided to put the meat in the freezer. Later I will cut some in chunks and put in jars but for now I will put it in the freezer. First I selected a pumpkin that had a slight bruise on it because I knew that it needed to be the first to be canned so as not to rot. So I washed it and cut it in half.
The seeds were removed and put in water to get all the remaining stringy stuff off of them.
Normally they would be put in an air tight container but the family smelled them. There were none left but I did manage to get one picture before they were completely devoured!
And one pumpkin down with nothing wasted at all. A mountain of them to go!
Blessings from The Holler
The Canned Quilter