Cooking A Fresh Pumpkin Pie
Select your pumpkin. Normally a 5 lb. Pie Pumpkin will make enough for 2 pies. You can use other varieties as well.
Cushaw sqash make a terrific flavor pie.
Wash all the dirt off of your pumpkin/squash. Being certain to clean good around the stem.
Do not cut the Pumpkin/Squash.
Wrap in aluminum foil All of it. Place on a baking sheet.
Bake at 300 for 4 hrs. or until when pushing on the pumpkin it is soft.
Let cool for an hour or so. Remove the stem. Be careful it will be hot and it will be very soft and pliable.
Pour off the water/juice and gently scoop out the seeds and fibers.
A regular butter knife will gently peel away the skin.
Place in the food processor or blender or mixer to smooth. Throw away fibers that are on your blades. Do not add any liquid.