Let's say you bought a pumpkin for the purpose of carving eyes, nose and a mouth and lighting the inside with a candle. You have gutted the pumpkin and there on your table, are the seeds and the pulp. You may have no idea what to do with it. Or, you may be the kind of family that pulls the seeds out, throws them on a pan with some salt and roasts them in the oven. But, there is so much more you can do with pumpkin.
Patch has pointed you in the direction of the University of Illinois Extension before. We told you what to look for in a carving pumpkin and what to look for in a baking pumpkin.
The same resource also offers a wealth of tips and tidbits about the orange gourd.
This section of the site offers 14 pumpkin recipes, including one for quick and easy pumpkin soup.
Finding a great recipe that includes pumpkin is a good idea because pumpkin is loaded with beta- carotene. Full nutritional information can be found here.