[Homestead] Pumpkins - how to put up?
Lisa Kae Van Meter Perry
lisakvperry at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 20:00:38 EST 2011
On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 2:45 PM, Lynda <lurine at com-pair.net> wrote:
> Can it. You can can pumpkin (pressure can) but you can't make puree or
> butter. You need to cube it and can in water or, for a savory dish later,
> chicken broth.
> The universities that work with the Dept of Ag to check safety issues of
> things we can have done several tests at different universities and it
> that pumpkin doesn't heat evenly when it is pureed or made into pumpkin
> O.K., I know, I know, people have done it forever and no one has died . .
> that you know of personally. People have died and that is why the testing
> was done. To find out why.
> So, puree and pumpkin butter are Russian roulette. Cubed and PC'd is safe.
This was helpful (and fun to read). Thanks, Lynda.
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