Pumpkin before Pie: JNW’s October Challenge, Day 1

 

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5 thoughts on “Pumpkin before Pie: JNW’s October Challenge, Day 1

  1. hirundine608

    It’s two weeks now since those fruits appeared in the front of box stores. Started off at $5.97 each, now 2 fer $3.00ca. I wonder if anyone actually processes them, into pies? When a can may be bought under $3.00. Never mind … just an idle thought. They always look good in photos, don’t they? Halloween is still 30 days away and Canadian Thanksgiving still 10. One event to the next … Cheers Jamie

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    1. lifelessons Post author

      Cans of them are more like 9 or 10 dollars in Mexico! One of those U.S. products very dear here. But, Costco sells huge pumpkin pies for $5 so why bother. It means a few hours drive there and back plus an additional $400 for everything else you didn’t know you needed that you must buy! In the long run perhaps cheaper to buy the can of pumpkin!

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      1. hirundine608

        Having processed more than one pumpkin … it is almost incomparable to the canned. Although I usually prefer doing my own … whatever. Pumpkins are not high on the to do list. Very time consuming. Without the right space and gear. It has been a while of making one, anyway. Usually I prefer a fruit cobbler.

        Luckily or not? There is a Costco here on Vancouver Island and going there is a challenge. Yet I have gone in and only bought what I went for … it’s not easy however. I seldom buy ready made food. For I like to know what’s in something like a pie. A crumble or cobbler is so easy to make …. I would suppose missing the odd pumpkin pie in favour of other things more Mexican, must be easy to do? … they, pumpkins, are still bright and colourful. Especially in photos. Cheers Jamie.

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