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#1 anasam

Posted 22 December 2012 - 05:43 PM

Our local supermarket (Woolworths) now has pumpkin which is already cut up into pieces. Has anyone tried it, does it taste any different to uncut pumpkin? I have visions of them doing something nasty to it to make it stay fresh.

#2 MrsDamonSalvatore

Posted 22 December 2012 - 05:54 PM

i always buy cut pumpkin. i dont eat enough to buy a full one. i havent ever had any problems with it... if theres dry bits i just chop it off...  shrug.gif

#3 Filulah

Posted 22 December 2012 - 05:58 PM

From my limited experience, I think the pumpkin is cut in store, then wrapped and put on the shelf, no extras added. Although I have to say I'm a little astounded your local Woolies has only just started selling cut pumpkin... :-) Are you possibly in a strange location, perhaps the 1960s?

(Not trying to be rude, just joshing.) :-)

#4 Pearson

Posted 22 December 2012 - 05:58 PM

QUOTE (MrsDamonSalvatore @ 22/12/2012, 05:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
i always buy cut pumpkin. i dont eat enough to buy a full one. i havent ever had any problems with it... if theres dry bits i just chop it off...  shrug.gif


I think the OP means pre peeled, cut into chunks, not the quarter pumpkins you buy everywhere.

#5 anasam

Posted 23 December 2012 - 12:24 PM

Yes I did mean the ones cut into little chunks. Doesn't matter now as I have bought a quarter pumpkin which I will cut up myself.




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