Friday, October 29, 2010

Five Facts Friday - Pumpkins

1. Pumpkins are really a squash and is a fruit.

2. 80% of the pumpkin supply in the United States is available in October.

3. Pumpkins were once recommended for removing freckles and curing snake bites.

4. Pumpkins are 90% water.

5. In early colonial times, pumpkins were used as an ingredient for the crust of the pies, not the filling.

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