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Pumpkins are a member of the Curcurbita moschata family that also includes butternut squash, ponca, waltham and calabaza. Natives of the new world, pumpkin flesh is typically used for sweets and baked goods.
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Substitute for pumpkin

Butternut squash can be substituted for any recipe that calls for pumpkin


1 cup mashed cooked   =   1 pound uncooked or 1 cup canned pumpkin | 5 lbs = 4 1/2 cups cooked, puréed


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