1) Cut the pumpkin in half, remove the seeds and membrane. If you like wash the seeds and dry them to make spiced pumpkin seeds.
2) Place a pat of butter inside each half of pumpkin, cover the pumpkin with foil, remove foil about 10–15 minutes before it's done to add some color.
3) Spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves can be sprinkled on about 15 minutes before the pumpkin is done.
4) Drizzle with honey and sprinkle with pine nuts or almonds and dried fruits such as raisins, chopped apricots, dates or figs.