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Cheese Pumpkins

mnosyne Oct 30, 2011 01:53 AM

Anyone know what I should look for in available LA pumpkin stock for recipe calling for "cheese pumpkin"? Thanks.

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    j8715 RE: mnosyne Oct 30, 2011 04:09 PM

    cindarella pumpkin is close. basically a sweet baking pumpkin, not a jack o lantern.

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      feelinpeckish RE: mnosyne Oct 30, 2011 05:33 PM

      I am regionally separated but on NY's Long Island's east end, the Bonackers (early residents) used only cheese pumpkins I am told. And when we lived there we would seek them out for any pumpking recipe and never found it to be anything but improved. Just a history insert...

      1. chefj RE: mnosyne Oct 30, 2011 05:46 PM

        Fairytale pumpkins are good sub.

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