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What is a reasonable culinary substitute for cucurbita maxima or other pumpkins used in pie and bread?

Sweet potato is similar to pumpkin in pies (and some feel superior), and would probably work well in quick breads and muffins as well. Spices in these types of baked goods are generally predominant ...
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What is a reasonable culinary substitute for cucurbita maxima or other pumpkins used in pie and bread?

It depends why you are substituting. Many other winter squashes (butternut, acorn, delicata) will probably do, if it's an issue of availability in your area.
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Is precooked white corn meal degerminated?

Per the comments, the specific type of precooked cornmeal you're working with is called masarepa, and is used in the cuisine of northern South America. Masarepa is degerminated.
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