The Secret to Amazing Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Don’t use the kind from your jack-o’-lantern.

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.