What are the best tools to carve a pumpkin?

Asked by Heather Wells on September 08, 2021

Categories: Food and drink Desserts and baking

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Pumpkin-Carving Tools

  • A serrated knife works well for creating a hole in the pumpkin.
  • A large metal spoon or ice cream scoop is great for removing the pumpkin seeds.
  • Small, paring knives are great for carving designs into the pumpkin.
  • The candle-free options are nearly endless for showcasing your pumpkin designs.

What do you do with the pumpkin guts after carving? What to do with the pumpkin guts after you carve your jack-o-

  1. Make pumpkin juice and pretend you're in Harry Potter. Pumpkin juice, that stalwart of the Hogwarts Great Hall, is actually easy to make—you don't even need a juicer.
  2. Toastthe pumpkin seeds.
  3. Make a pumpkin guts face mask.
  4. Try a new pumpkin recipe.
  5. Throw the pumpkin guts at stuff.

How do you make pumpkin carving tools? 9 Essential Pumpkin Carving Tools

  1. Mini Saws. When cutting out details like the eyes and-mouth of a jack-o'-lantern, mini saws are best.
  2. Knife. Carefully cut open the top of your pumpkin with a sharp knife to create a lid.
  3. Needle Tool.
  4. Drill Bits.
  5. Groove Cutter.
  6. Chisel.
  7. Sculpting Tool.
  8. Scoop.

How long do pumpkins last? 8 to 12 weeks