Before You Begin
1-3/4 cups of puree = one 15-oz. can of pumpkin
Select a cooking pumpkin (about 4-6 lbs.) –these are smaller and sweeter than jack-o’-lanterns
Wash and dry pumpkin before beginning the following steps
With a small serrated or heavy knife, remove top of the pumpkin. Use a sawing motion to cut pumpkin into 4 quarters. Scrape out all of the seeds and stringy pulp.