The Perfect Pumpkin: Growing/Cooking/Carving

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Overview

Pumpkins are jack-o'-lanterns, and so much more!

This Native American favorite can be cooked, eaten, used as a container, fed to livestock, raised for profit, and cultivated for record-breaking competitions. Discover and enjoy the many facets of pumpkins:

• Growing and harvesting techniques including the secrets of how to grow giant pumpkins

• Step-by-step craft and carving projects, from unique jack-o-lanterns to soaps, creams, and decorations

• Mouth-watering recipes, ...

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Overview

Pumpkins are jack-o'-lanterns, and so much more!

This Native American favorite can be cooked, eaten, used as a container, fed to livestock, raised for profit, and cultivated for record-breaking competitions. Discover and enjoy the many facets of pumpkins:

• Growing and harvesting techniques including the secrets of how to grow giant pumpkins

• Step-by-step craft and carving projects, from unique jack-o-lanterns to soaps, creams, and decorations

• Mouth-watering recipes, including muffins and breads, pies and tortes, fudge, and even pumpkin beer

• Tips on successful winter storage, including freezing, canning, and drying

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What People Are Saying

From the Publisher
"...I believe this could be the best book ever published on pumpkins."
—Howard Dill, breeder of 'Dill's Atlantic Giant' pumpkins, Windsor, Nova Scotia
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780882669939
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 1/8/1997
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,011,961
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Meet the Author

Gail Damerow and her husband operate a family farm in Tennessee where they keep poultry and dairy goats, tend a sizable garden, and maintain a small orchard. They grow and preserve much of their own food, make their own yogurt and ice cream from fresh goat milk, and bake their own bread. Gail has written extensively on raising chickens and other livestock, growing fruits and vegetables, and related rural skills. She shares her experience and knowledge as a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry magazine and as the author or contributor to more than a dozen country skills how-to books.

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Table of Contents

Introducing the Versatile Pumpkin

1. The Great American Pumpkin

2. Fruit of Many Faces

3. The Pumpkin Patch

4. The Big One

5. Pumpkin Pests

6. Pumpkin Arts and Crafts

7. Pumpkin Eater

Appendix

Recommended Reading

Organizations

Carving Supplies

Carving Contests

Pumpkin Seed Sources

Converting Recipe Measurements to Metric

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