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Pumpkins lead to many recipe tips

Published: Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 1:15 a.m. CST

OREGON –­ Marilyn Csernus, University of Illinois Extension nutritional and wellness educator, and Candice Miller, horticulture educator, will present the program “Pumpkins: More Than Just Jack-O-Lanterns.”

The class will be at 2 p.m. Oct. 23 at the U of I Extension office, 421 W. Pines Road.

Topics will be pumpkin harvesting, selection, use, nutritional benefits and preparation. Take-home recipes will be available.

The cost is $5. To register or for more information, visit web.extension.illinois.edu/bdo/ or call the at 815-732-2191.

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