Sugar pumpkins (also known as pie pumpkins) have sweet, tender flesh that's especially good for cooking. Roast one with olive oil and herbs for an easy side dish.Everyday Food, October 2008 http://www.marthastewart.com/341292/roasted-pumpkin-with-shallots-and-sage
Sugar pumpkins are members of the gourd family; find them at farmers' markets or supermarkets. Choose smooth, deep-orange pumpkins that are heavy for their size, without cracks or soft spots. Store in the pantry for up to one month. For peeling, cut off the top and bottom ends, then use a vegetable peeler to remove the skin. For tougher skin, make a few more passes with the peeler.
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