It’s that time of year when the weather gets cooler, the leaves begin changing colors and the world has a love affair with pumpkins. That’s the true sign that autumn has arrived. Suddenly, every recipe seems to have pumpkin in it, from drinks to pies, from soups to stews, from breakfasts to desserts.Of course, Halloween decorations, especially jack o’ lanterns, are popping up all over but do you know how to pick the right pumpkin for carving versus cooking? And while you can just buy a can of pumpkin puree, cooking pumpkin from scratch is easier than you think. If you’ve been wanting to jump on the pumpkin bandwagon, now’s the time. It’s pumpkin time! Here are some tips on how to cook with these orange beauties.