Beyond the pie: Alternative uses for pumpkins

With the September swiftly passing us by and October looming, one can expect to start seeing piles o' pumpkins at the market. As far as mainstream foods go, pumpkins have become almost synonymous with Autumn (right alongside apples and mulled cider), and just about everyone is familiar with their use as seasonal decorations -- and, of course, pie fillers. What many folks may not realize, however, is that pumpkins have a lot more uses beyond aesthetics and as a complement to vanilla ice cream...

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