Halloween Pumpkin Fun for Everyone
HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN FUN: A BOOK, A SONG & ORIGAMI
Some kids embrace Halloween in all its eerie glory: ghosts, goblins, witches and jack-o-lanterns grinning in the night.
Others find the spookiness of the holiday a bit intimidating.
And some, let’s face it, find the whole idea of Halloween just plain shiver-in-your-shoes scary!Read more
Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater
10 FUN FACTS ABOUT PUMPKINS
Like summer squash, the winter squashes–among them pumpkins–are identified by botanists as a fruit and by cooks as a vegetable. Technically, pumpkins are fruit–fleshy vessels that hold the seeds of the plant.
For our purposes, though–since we’re focused more on food than science here (not that they aren’t very closely related!)–and because in their raw state, pumpkins are more savory than sweet, we’re calling them veggies.Read more