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Are pumpkin sprouts edible?

While pumpkin flowers are common in some gastronomical cultures, are edible the sprouts of pumpkin? I've cooked the sprouts (the first two leafs) of melon, which are close relatives, and it's ...
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Pumpkin pie filling way too thick

I am making pumpkin pie from scratch, the filling is way thicker than in the video recipe I followed. Will it still cook properly? I used 2 cups of fresh pumpkin, 2 eggs plus one yolk and one cup of ...
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Uncarved Pumpkin - is it still okay to cook with?

Is there a way to tell if the insides of my pumpkins are still okay to cook with? Assuming the innards smell okay, is it fine to eat? Is it possible for the pumpkin to smell fine but not actually be ...
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Will Simmering Help/Harm Pumpkin soup?

I am making cream of pumpkin soup. I need to go do the weeks shopping and also get the cream I forgot. (Cream is added in the last step of my recipie) The recipie I am using calls for it to be ...