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Cooking from scratch has allowed a great controversy to pass me by until questions started coming in. Usually, I get a lot of turkey questions this time of year. Pumpkin is currently at the top of the list. Can I use puree instead of solid pack? Is 100% pumpkin the same as puree? Google doesn’t know everything.

Grandmother’s favorite recipe from the Libby’s Solid Pack Pumpkin can won’t turn out the same with pumpkin puree. You will need to use 100% pumpkin. I don’t know when or how we lost solid pack from labeling, but puree is softer than 100% pumpkin. Pumpkins are full of water by nature, an...


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