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Pumkin Seeds

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LynetteScavo Sat 01-Nov-08 11:11:19

I've scooped out the pumkin seeds and dried them.

Will they be Ok to plant in the spring?

DaisymooSteiner Sat 01-Nov-08 11:13:01

The person who sold us our pumpkins said she does that every year, so yes, should be fine.

twoluvlykids Sat 01-Nov-08 11:17:12

last night, on <<<whispers>>> Gardener's World (yes I KNOW but dh & dc's away till later)

the man said don't bother, as they do something weird, and morph, so they're bitter, twisted and inedible.

he suggested drying them, baking in a low oven with olive oil and paprika, and having them as a snack, with a bit of lee & perrins or something like that.

LynetteScavo Sat 01-Nov-08 11:46:27

The pumpkins will grow bitter, twisted and inedible? hmm

I don't really want to eat them next year, just carve them.

twoluvlykids Sat 01-Nov-08 13:02:20

oh, ok, give it a go. didn't realise you weren't eating them.....
grin

PeaMcLean Sat 01-Nov-08 13:04:35

I saw that on GW too. Shame I'd already put my pumpkin seeds in the bin - sounded really tasty.

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