Woman vs. squash

1. The squash — a blue-skinned pumpkin

bluesquash2. Halves

squashhalves3.  A pie, after steaming and pulverizing the pumpkin, then making the filling. Pie crust my normal butter crust. We ended up getting a pie and a deep-dish tiny pie.

bluepumpkinpieIt’s 1 AM. I have a freezer with enough steamed pumpkin for 2 more pies. My kitchen is a mess, but I’m going to sleep happy. Happy Thanksgiving to everyone. And to those outside the USA, the best of days with lots of gratitude.

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2 Responses to “Woman vs. squash”


  1. 1 Anne Bonney November 25, 2014 at 1:28 pm

    I am impressed that you were able to halve the squash so neatly – Saws-All?
    Good luck with the leftover squash and Happy Thanksgiving!

    • 2 wordtapestry November 25, 2014 at 1:50 pm

      I used a filleting knife, actually. If you get in one of the crevices, you can score it sufficiently. And then edge around the [epithet deleted] squash stem. But you need to be careful not to force the knife because there’s a danger of breaking. 🙂


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