Ready to learn how to clean a pumpkin for a pie?

Many people love the end process of a pie but don’t know that there are some actual cleaning processes and steps that take place to get it clean and ready to enjoy.

Once you learn these pumpkin cleaning tips, you’ll have the tastiest and cleanest pumpkin pie, ever!

Should you wash off the outside of a pumpkin?

In my experience, yes. Anytime that you’re bringing anything into your kitchen that you’re going to cut into and eat, washing off the outside of it before you start cutting into it or cooking it is always a good idea.

What do you use to clean the outside of your pumpkin?

Use clean warm water with a some mild kitchen detergent for an added boost. You can also use a vinegar and water solution to help remove any bacteria or gunk that’s lingering on the pumpkin skin.

How To Clean A Pumpkin For A Pie

Start by cutting the pumpkin in half and scooping out all the seeds. An ice cream scoop or a simple spoon work best for this.

How do you know when your pumpkin is ripe?

First off, the pumpkin should be a bright orange color and be heavy and solid to the touch.

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