Picking The Perfect Pumpkin
Oct 1st, 2014
October is here which means one thing: PUMPKIN SEASON! We have a wide variety of pumpkins at our stores and even we had to stop and ask ourselves: “So, which pumpkin is the right pumpkin?” Here are some pumpkin pro tips:
Your standard carving pumpkins have a thicker “shell” which is why they last longer outside when you carve them.
Carving Pro Tip:
Some of these smaller squashes can add some serious character to any Jack-o-Lantern! Cut the end off and use it as a nose for your pumpkin this Halloween!
Blue Doll Pumpkins
These unique pumpkins are perfect for any front porch decor. They also have a sweet-tasting flesh when cooked, making them a great cooking pumpkin as well! Try them in a dish with roasted vegetables for a different flavor! (Try this recipe).
These guys will definitely add some character to any Fall decor! They also stay a nice color orange when they ripen, and the flesh is a sweet flavor when roasted!
These guys get their name for looking like the pumpkin Cinderella’s fairy godmother transforms into a carriage. Their gorgeous color and shape make them great table accents. Their flavor also makes for a delicious pie or squash recipe. (Try this pie recipe).
The name says it all! And they may look small, but they will yield just enough pumpkin for the perfect, made-from-scratch pie! The flavor is sweet, and perfect for any dessert!