Have you visited the pumpkin patch yet this fall? If you have picked the perfect pumpkin and it’s not yet carved, thought there may be a little inspiration to be found here.
Smashing pumpkins, aren’t they?
Have you visited the pumpkin patch yet this fall? If you have picked the perfect pumpkin and it’s not yet carved, we thought there may be a little inspiration to be found here. . preservation is mixing a solution of 1 tablespoon of vinegarwe per quart of water in a spray bottle. Spray the pumpkin inside and on all cut areas of the pumpkin with the solution. Wait about 20 minutes, then rub all of the carved surfaces with petroleum jelly. This will help reduce bacteria and molds growth, as well as lessens the dehydration. One more hint is keeping it out of direct sunlight. Kelly, our marketing manager, even kept her pre-carved pumpkins in her refrigerator.
What to do with the guts? Roasted Seeds recipe from Southern Food. Ingredients: 2- cups pumpkin seeds, rinsed and drained 2- T Canola oil 1-1/2 t salt Preparation: Let the pumpkin seeds dry on paper towels. Toss cleaned pumpkin seeds with oil and salt; spread out on a cookie sheet. Bake in a 250° oven for about 1 hour, or until the pumpkin seeds are dry, stirring occasionally.