Gallery: Seed-Saving Part 2: Storing Beans, Squash, and Other Large See...

To save squash and pumpkin seeds, place the stringy innards into a colander or sieve as you’re hollowing out the shell. Let these seeds soak in warm water for a few minutes to loosen the flesh that’s sticking to them, and then slop them around under briskly running water to rinse off the last bits of goo still attached. Spread these seeds across the same screen you used for the smaller seeds and let them dry in a dark, dry place for about a week, and then store in a paper bag until they’re dry.

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