I LOVE pumpkins! I've recently been eating and cooking all sorts of pumpkin foods including (but not limited to): pumpkin puree soup, pumpkin corn bisque, roasted pumpkin seeds, pumpkin custard dessert, and pumpkin bread.
And here are a few pumpkin facts:
-Botanically, pumpkins are a type of fruit
-The pumpkin is related to the zucchini
-The largest pumpkin ever grown weighed 1,469 lbs
-Illinois produces more pumpkins than any other state in the US
-The pumpkin is the state fruit of New Hampshire