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11 Ways to Use a Pumpkin

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11 Ways to Use a Pumpkin

So many uses for pumpkin–eating, decorating, body care, fulfilling a fairy godmother’s quirky sense of curfew, you name it. As one of the most popular crops in the United States–there are a whopping 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkins produced each year–it’s no wonder we have found so many ways to use this orange wonder of the fruit kingdom. So as the mercury starts its succession of dips and bows, and the fake cobwebs get their turn on suburban porches and in city windows…let’s talk pumpkins. Here are eleven ways to put these beauties to work:

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Melissa Breyer

Melissa Breyer is a writer and editor with a background in sustainable living, specializing in food, science and design. She is the co-author of True Food (National Geographic) and has edited and written for regional and international books and periodicals, including The New York Times Magazine. Melissa lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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5:37AM PST on Nov 25, 2012

Great ideas!!

2:47AM PDT on Oct 24, 2012

Interresting ideas, I love Pumpkin

10:25AM PDT on Oct 20, 2012

nice, but not worth 12 pages.

3:12PM PDT on Jul 1, 2012

ty

11:53AM PDT on Apr 18, 2012

too long to go through

1:51AM PDT on Mar 31, 2012

Lovely

8:29AM PST on Nov 25, 2011

Yum! I think I would be too tempted to eat the beauty products though :D

12:04PM PST on Nov 20, 2011

Thanks, some great recipes here !

6:38AM PST on Nov 16, 2011

sweet

10:28PM PST on Nov 9, 2011

too...many...pages...

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