My Thoughts on Pumpkins

Also, an apology to some of them.

In Thailand, the most common and popular pumpkin varieties by far belong in the so-called “toad skin” family (due to their bumpy exteriors). These pumpkins (shown above) are dense and heavy; cut one open and you’ll see how thick the flesh is. The low-moisture flesh cooks up sweet and starchy with a little bit of waxy texture.1 These pumpkins hold their s…

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