With farm stand pumpkins averaging about $.50/# —
this is a great way to make your own pumpkin for pies, cakes, pumpkin crisp, muffins and more!
Less preservatives, supporting your local farmers and another fun family activity that you could included the kids in —
you could can the results or simply freeze them.
Check out The Happy Housewife’s great tutorial HERE .
In her post she said she paid $.99/# — double about the local Wisconsin rate. Following her math, we would be spending about $.55 for 16 ounces of pumpkin (small can) – which is about 1/4 the price of canned pumpkin at the stores right now and what most recipes call for.