Halloween pumpkin carving
The U.S. Department of Energy released a set of pumpkin-carving stencils celebrating Halloween through alternative energy.
It’s fall time and Halloween is just a week away. That means there are pumpkins everywhere. Not only are pumpkins great for carving, but they are also great for eating as well.
Getting ready to carve a jack-o-lantern masterpiece? Learn how weather impacts the pumpkin harvest
Create your own virtual - or real - jack-o'-lanterns this Halloween season.
Happy Halloween! Now pop open a pumpkin beer.
Roasted pumpkin and squash seeds are a yummy, healthy treat. And it's easier than you think. Here's how to roast squash and pumpkin seeds in just four easy steps.
Impress your guests with fresh pumpkin pie, warm from the oven.
Small pumpkins or squash make great individual bowls for serving these easy soups.
Cooking pumpkin for pie is as easy as, well, pie! Make your own homemade pumpkin purée with this simple recipe calling for either pumpkins or squash.
Media outlets have been warning parents against drug-laced Halloween candy for decades. But how prevalent is drug-laced Halloween candy, really?
Spoon carving is good practice for hatchet and knife skills, and a spoon is a beautiful sculpture that feeds more than one hunger!
Easy DIY Halloween costumes for the lazy
Learn how to make gnocchi using pumpkin or squash purée.
Why confine this fall favorite to the pie plate? Pumpkin’s fragrant flesh lends itself to an assortment of sensational eats, from simple pumpkin pudding to more adventurous pastas and pastries.
Whatever you do in your garden or flower beds, the most important thing is to have fun taking care of what you are growing.
These varieties of winter squash and pumpkin are fantastically sweet. Ask for them at farmers markets and grocery stores that feature local produce, or try growing them yourself next year.
A humble homegrown pumpkin yields delicious seeds and tasty pies. Meanwhile, a beautiful and fancy dessert squash disappoints and is thrown to the dogs. Recipes ensue.
There's a curious surprise on this fall pumpkin!
Make a pie from your own pumpkin puree, using a from-scratch pie crust!
There are plenty of alternatives to handing out sugary candy at Halloween time.
The history of Samhain reminds us that we once celebrated holidays because of a shared human connection that resonated with the Earth’s cycles — the weather, the moon, the harvest — rather than needless consumerism or “heroic” dominance.
Homegrown, homemade pumpkin pies are becoming the starting event to the holiday season. This year we turned 8 winter luxury squash into pumpkin pie mix.
Using up CSA produce is often difficult, but I found a fun and easy way to do it.
Tips on what to do with leftover pumpkins during the autumn season.
Facts on the links between weather and pumpkins and what you can do with leftover pumpkins.
Chocolate is often picked by child labor, slaves and trafficked people. We must find a way to address this issue and change the system for the better.
Siegers Seed Company is attempting to patent and own a common cucurbit gene for warty pumpkins, and gardeners who know better are disappointed.
Have some fun in your garden this year and grow something giant!
This great recipe offers a new way to enjoy pumpkin.
Squash vine borers send me over the edge, and it isn't pretty.
My own special recipe for Pumpkin Maple Butter using organic pumpkin and Canadian maple syrup.
Before stocking up on chocolate treats this Halloween, learn where chocolate comes from, and at what cost to the environment and cocoa farming communities. Enjoy a spooky and sustainable holiday with Rainforest Alliance's tips for a green Halloween.
A chainmail fillet glove revolutionizes a cook's potato-peeling technique. Plus, get recipes for potato and pumpkin curry soup and toasted pumpkin seeds.
Part of gardening is knowing what to do with your veggies after you've grown them. Here, we will examine what to do with those pie pumpkins this upcoming Fall.
Happy Thanksgiving! Want a new vegan dessert to serve at Thanksgiving? Try the Vegan Pumpkin Pecan Pie from the Web site Care2 Inc.
A "how to" for building a hoop-style greenhouse using PVC pipe and plastic sheeting.