Okay, so it’s springtime and I’m still talking about pumpkin. So sue me. Well, please don’t… instead admit that you too love pumpkin, and perhaps even have a few cans in the pantry from when they were on sale, or when you didn’t get to that pie you were going to make. Or like me, you bought a whole case of pumpkin from Amazon because you could get organic there for just a bit more than for non-organic in the store and then you had a whole case of pumpkin to use up! Happily use up, I might add.
Rarely does a recipe call for the actual 2 cups of pumpkin available in these little cans, so what does one do with the little bits / 1/2 cup, 1/4 cup, 3/4 cup of pureed pumpkin left over. Makes a nice science experiment if left in the back of the refrigerator too long, but I try very hard to not lose precious pumpkin in this way. Continue reading