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Did you carve a great pumpkin last year only to have it rot days before Halloween? Here's how to preserve and protect it!
There are several primary causes heartbreak of "pumpkin rot"
All of this will turn your carved young happy pumpkin face into a sad old man in several days time!
Get Dad's Rogaine and Mom's Botox.... no, just kidding! What we need to do is
Essentially, we're going to embalm your Jack O'Lantern, just like the ancient Egyptians did their mummies! (Hey, maybe they practiced on pumpkins!)
Here are the simple steps:
If you want to see an actual experiment trying different pumpkin preserving methods, see this page!
Click here to see kits, tools, books and templates for carving pumpkins.
Complete Water Bath Canner Kit
This is the same type of standard canner that my grandmother
used to make everything from applesauce to jams and jellies to tomato and
spaghetti sauce!. This complete kit includes everything you need: the canner, jar rack, jar grabber tongs,
lid lifting wand, six pint jars with lids and rings, a plastic funnel,
labels, bubble freer, and the bible of canning, the Ball Blue Book. You'll
never need anything else except more jars and lids!
Don't forget about us for apples in Autumn, cut-your-own Christmas trees in December, and strawberries in the Spring!