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jamoka Jul 11, 2011 07:04 PM

Do you know where I can purchase pureed pumpkin, out of season?

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    cmarie Jul 12, 2011 06:04 PM

    Maybe try Trader Joe's?

    1. HillJ Jul 11, 2011 07:06 PM

      This week I saw pumpkin puree at Stop & Shop, ShopRite, A&P and Pathmark; all in the baking supplies aisle...usually by the mixes. If organic is a preference, Whole Foods sells it year round in several aisles and health food stores also carry it in their canned veggie section.

      Not just for Thanksgiving anymore! Pumpkin puree works in all sorts of year round recipes.
      Happy hunting!

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        jamoka Jul 11, 2011 07:11 PM

        I've tried A&P, Kings, Pathmark and Shoprite and Whole Foods. None of them had it. I will try stop n shop. Thanks.

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          goodhealthgourmet Jul 11, 2011 07:12 PM

          surprisingly, CVS sometimes has it if you're near a location with a relatively large food selection.

          1. re: goodhealthgourmet
            HillJ Jul 11, 2011 07:19 PM

            CVS huh? Good to know, I've never noticed it there.

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              goodhealthgourmet Jul 11, 2011 07:25 PM

              strange, right? but i've seen Libby's at a couple of them.

          2. re: jamoka
            HillJ Jul 11, 2011 07:18 PM

            jamoka, what area of NJ are you? Maybe I can be of better assistance. My area (monmouth county) is loaded with pumpkin in a can. I bought 3 cans at ShopRite of Middletown about 4 days ago.

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              jamoka Jul 11, 2011 07:39 PM

              I'm in Montclair, Essex County. Two weeks ago I purchased a can at Whole Foods. Now both local stores are out of it; as well as Kings, A&P, Pathmark and Shoprite.

              1. re: jamoka
                HillJ Jul 12, 2011 05:26 AM

                You might have to travel out of your immediate area if all your local stores are out. Know anyone from work, friends who live 20 mins away and can check for you at their stores. Stop & Shop and ShopRite stock year round.

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                  jamoka Jul 12, 2011 12:32 PM

                  Unfortunately, that's not true; at least not anywhere within 10-15 miles. I was at Shoprite and Stop and Shop today in West Caldwell. Its a seasonal item. Perhaps I'll order from internet.

                  1. re: jamoka
                    Deb Van D Jul 12, 2011 12:42 PM

                    A&P carries it year round; I just bought some (after buying the $%! pumpkin pie filling right next to it by mistake).

                    1. re: jamoka
                      HillJ Jul 12, 2011 06:18 PM

                      Boy I ran into pumpkin all day and I was looking hard because of this thread.
                      I hate to see you pay s&h for canned pumpkin online.
                      It use to be a seasonal item around here and the pumpkin shortage last year was a bother but I am literally seeing it everywhere. Sorry jamoka!

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