PUMPKIN SEEDS …
Drying seeds and roasting seeds are two different processes. To dry, carefully
wash pumpkin seeds to remove the clinging fibrous pumpkin tissue. Pumpkin seeds
can be dried in the sun(now thers a laugh) or in an oven on warm for 3 to 4 hours. Stir them frequently to avoid scorching.
To roast, take dried pumpkin seeds, toss with oil (1 teaspoon per cup of seeds)
and/or salt and roast in a preheated oven at 250 degrees F for 10 to 15 minutes.
NUTS AND SEEDS: comparative yields of protein
highest: pumpkin seeds 21%
lowest: filberts(hazelnuts) 8%