The Long Neck Pumpkin/Pennsylvania Dutch Crookneck/Brown Neck or just plain “Neck” winter squash is an heirloom traditionally used to make delicious pies and other baked goods.
Storage Info: Keep out of direct sunlight, in a cool area protected from frost, a garage or back porch, for example. Store on a porous surface such as cardboard, wood (as shown in the above photo, wood pallets work well) or straw.Some Recipes to Try: Pumpkin Soup Amish Neck Pumpkin Pie Pumpkin Bread Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins Winter Squash Bars Pumpkin-Apple Butter from Fat-Free Vegan Kitchen Grilled Winter Squash Winter Squash with Browned Butter & Thyme Roasted Winter Vegetables
Other links that may be of interest: How to make pumpking puree from a Long Neck pumpkin How to Freeze Winter Squash Historical Refrences to the Cucurbits
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Is a long neck pumkin and butternut squash the same in favor?
Yes, they’re quite similar. I use them interchangeably.
Today I cut up longneck pupkins to bake and puree, and I got a sticky substance all over my hands. As it dried it made my skin very tight and I can’t scrub it off. It happened a little bit last year, but this is really terrible this time. Anyone else have this problem; and what to do?
I’ve noticed that as well. It usually comes off with a few washings but if you’re having trouble getting it off, I’ve heard rubbing your hands with lemon mixed with warm water works too.
Elizabeth Weller Amazing Heart Farm 181 Orrtanna Road Orrtanna, PA 17353 717-339-8443
Thank you!! I had cut another one before I read your reply, but massaged a little no-stick cooking spray into my hands before cutting and it worked pretty well. I just tried the lemon juice/warm water trick now and it works!
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Can you do long neck pumpkins in a microwave instead of pealing them and cooking them