Pumpkin, Hokkaido, red-kuri squash, single piece

Category: fresh vegetables, orange, portugal, red

  • Has a similar appearance of a small pumpkin, but its thin red-orange skin is edible. No need to peel its skin which makes its preparation easy. Has a sweet taste and perfect flavor to add to your recipes.

  • Pumpkin is used to make soups, desserts and breads, and many Americans include pumpkin pie in their occasions meals. Carving pumpkins into jack-o-lanterns is a popular Halloween tradition that originated hundreds of years ago in Ireland.

  • Pumpkins should be stored in a cool, dry place. Ideal temperatures are between 50? and 60? F and relative humidity of 50 - 70%. Higher humidity allows condensation on the fruit with risk of disease, and lower humidity can cause dehydration. Higher temperatures increase respiration and can cause weight loss.

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