Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Pumpkin Carving Tips
It's time to start thinking about whether you want to carve your own pumpkins to greet Trick or Treaters or leave your rotund fruit au naturale.
Cutting into that thick skin and spooning out great globs of goo is not a great time, most of us would agree. Often I admit we took the easy way out and drew faces on the pumpkin with permanent markers, instead. Hey, they last longer that way!
But if you are preparing for Halloween and you have grandchildren excited to see a pumpkin face come to life, it's hard to avoid any actual cutting.
So if you are feeling adventurous (or guilty!), here are some tips on pumpkin carving you may want to make note of for the holiday.