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October 31, 2013

Pumpkin seeds are tasty, nutritious


Pumpkin and other squash seeds are hard to store and are best eaten fresh.

Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

  • 2 to 3 c. raw pumpkin seeds
  • 2 T. butter
  • 1 T. brown sugar
  • 1 T. Worchestershire sauce
  • 1 t. salt
  • 2 drops hot pepper (or more, if you like things hot)
  • In a saucepan, melt butter. Add seasonings and pumpkin seeds and stir. Turn out onto a baking pan and roast at 275 to 300 degrees for a half-hour to 45 minutes.

Marta Helper Drahos writes for The Record-Eagle in Traverse City, Mich.

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