This week, millions of people will be carving faces into pumpkins. Many of those people will be wondering what to do with their jack-o’-lantern detritus—especially the seeds. Slate’s food and drink editor has the answer:
For more on delicious pepitas, check out Slate’s recipe for spiced pumpkin seeds.
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