Pumpkins are awesome. And so are Jack-o-lanterns. So is pumpkin pie. Everything about pumpkins rules. They’re chubby, they have personality:
They taste great. Even their seeds taste great! So to that point, if you’re hollowing out a pumpkin to carve for Halloween, don’t throw the seeds away! Separate them from the pulp like this:
Then rinse them well and pat them dry. Lay them out on a cookie sheet or roasting pan and drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
Bake the seeds at 350 degrees for about ten minutes before you go to check on them. Give ’em a stir and then check again in another ten. They should be looking mostly brown (but not every seed turns brown, and if you wait for that you’ll burn them) and crispy to the taste! Pour them into a bowl and get eating!
Yum! And they’re great for prostate health! And they satisfy late night snack cravings!