Kitchen Tip Tuesdays: Tip for baking with home-cooked pumpkin

Kitchen Tip Tuesdays

This week's Kitchen Tip Tuesdays is being hosted by Heather at Feel Good About Dinner. Head over to Feel Good About Dinner to read her kitchen tip and share yours there!

If you're cooking fresh pumpkins this month, don't forget to drain it well before pureeing for your favorite baking recipes. :)

This year my brother (who lives in Eastern Washington) brought us a huge box full of pie pumpkins from their garden! They are so flavorful and less watery than the big pumpkins I've often been given. I did still drain a bit of water out of them after cooking.

Draining cooked pumpkin

Just place the cooked pumpkin in a strainer in a clean sink or big bowl and allow to drain for a few minutes.

Tip: This year I have an immersion/hand blender and it makes it super easy to puree the cooked pumpkin right in a big bowl. Other years, I just mash the pumpkin with a potato masher and that works sufficiently well for everything I've tried.

Some of our favorite pumpkin recipes are showcased here.

I love baking with pumpkin... probably even more than apples. :) I'll be making my signature pumpkin dinner rolls for Thanksgiving next week and I can't wait! :)

For more kitchen tips or to add yours, visit Feel Good About Dinner! :)


Hello, Tammy! Sharing 9 kitchen tips & 9 fast recipes today.

Hope your readers enjoy them!

Thanks for the recipe links! I have 11 cups of pureed pumpkin in my freezer!

I made your pumpkin dinner rolls for both gatherings I attended over thanksgiving and they were a HIT! Thank you for this, and all your other amazing recipes.

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