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After planting, fertilizing, pollinating, watering, growing and harvesting pumpkins…..there’s just one thing left to do……… Carve ’em! and that’s what we did tonight and I took lot’s of great pumpkin carving pics:


What I’ve learned about carving pumpkins, Step by step carving techniques:

  1. Cut the top off for the kiddos’
  2. Draw your design on the pumpkin (do a couple on paper first)
  3. Follow said design the best you can
  4. Use serrated knife, steak knife to saw through pumpkin flesh.
  5. Have the little ones pull out the pumpkin innards and keep paper towels on hand.
  6. Follow said design the best you can
  7. Turn the lights out to take pics
  8. Strain out the seeds and make baked pumpkin seeds by drying seeds with a paper towel, spray pan with Pam. sprinkling seeds with salt, pepper and garlic. Put in the oven at 350 degrees for 20 min.
  9. Eat seeds with cider.
  10. Repeat.
  11. Always remember that older people don’t like to carve a pumpkin for themselves but they do enjoy helping kiddos with there pumpkin.
  12. take lot’s of pics.

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