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  Pumpkins and More - Pumpkin Facts
Pumpkins contain potassium and Vitamin A. Pumpkins are used for feed for animals.
In early colonial times, pumpkins were used as an ingredient for the crust of pies, not the filling.
Pumpkins were once recommended for removing freckles and curing snake bites.
www.urbanext.uiuc.edu /pumpkins/facts.html   (226 words)

  
 Pumpkin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pumpkins are a popular food, with their innards commonly eaten cooked and served in dishes such as pumpkin pie.
Pumpkins are traditionally used to carve Jack-o'-lanterns for use as part of Halloween celebrations.
Pumpkin chunking is a competitive activity in which teams build various mechanical devices designed to throw a pumpkin as far as possible.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pumpkin   (878 words)

  
 Allrecipes Recipe Index: Pumpkin Pies
This lighter version of pumpkin pie is made with egg substitute in place of eggs, and is served in a chewy brown sugar and oat crust.
Pumpkin puree is blended with white and brown sugars, milk, cream, and pinches of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves.
Pumpkin puree is stirred up with brown sugar, cinnamon, eggs, corn syrup and a bit of vanilla, and then it 's poured into a prepared crust.
allrecipes.com /directory/1281.asp   (3229 words)

  
 Watch Your Garden Grow - Pumpkin
Pumpkins can be harvested whenever they are a deep, solid color (orange for most varieties) and the rind is hard.
Cut pumpkins from the vines carefully, using pruning shears or a sharp knife and leave 3 to 4 inches of stem attached.
Pumpkins, squash and gourds are members of the vine crops called "cucurbits." The name is derived from their botanical genus classification of Cucurbita (often abbreviated C.).
www.urbanext.uiuc.edu /veggies/pumpkin1.html   (2113 words)

  
 Cooking For Engineers - Recipe File: Pumpkin Pie
Fresh pumpkin can be used, but it must be cooked first (usually by cutting the pumpkin into pieces and baking in the oven).
Another tradition is to serve the pumpkin pie slices with a large dollop of freshly whipped cream.
Pumpkin and hard yellow squash (eg butternut) can all be used, but some varieties are better than others.
www.cookingforengineers.com /article.php?id=65   (3746 words)

  
 Pumpkin Tale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The pumpkin was first seen impaled on the peak of the 173-foot tower on Oct. 8.
Because of the cost and danger involved in removing it, university officials decided to leave the pumpkin on the tower until it rots and falls.
Exactly how the pumpkin, which could weigh as much as 60 pounds, was placed on top of McGraw Tower, and by whom, is still not known.
www.news.cornell.edu /campus/pumpkin_tale.html   (312 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Pumpkin: DVD: Adam Larson Broder,Anthony Abrams,Christina Ricci,Hank Harris,Brenda Blethyn,Dominique ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pumpkin is a "challenged" athlete that garners the assistance of Christina Ricci's privileged "everything's perfect in life" sorority girl, Carolyn McDuffy.
She ends up falling in love with pumpkin and then her life starts to fall apart and everyone is against thier relationship because of the sterotypes that go along with a girl like her being with a retarded boy.
She can see how special pumpkin is and how creative and open he is and how much he really loves her back -even though hes retarded he knows how to show his feelings for her in many creative and thoughful ways.
www.amazon.com /Pumpkin-Adam-Larson-Broder/dp/B00005JLD1   (1863 words)

  
 Pumpkin Potpourri
Pumpkin story wheel: Because of the story's cyclical format a perfect activity is making a story wheel.
Pumpkin mural: Roll out long sheets of butcher paper and encourage children to draw pumpkin vines, flowers, sprouts, and green and orange pumpkins.
Roast pumpkin seeds by spreading oil on a pan, spreading out seeds in a single layer, adding a little salt and paprika for color (I like chili pepper at home, but I don't do that at school), and roast at 400 degrees until brown.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Aegean/2221/pumpkin.html   (740 words)

  
 Pumpkin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Scrub the pumpkin well, cut it into pieces, removing the seeds (which can be cleaned and roasted, then eaten like sunflower seeds) & strings, then either boil it or microwave it until tender.
Place pumpkin in roasting pan and bake about 45 minutes, or until almost tender (pulp should still be somewhat resistant when pierced with fork and shell should be firm enough to hold stew without collapsing).
Pumpkin remaining in shell after dish has been served may be scraped out, mixed with cinnamon and sugar and served later.
www.omnicron.com /~fluzby/recipes/pumpkin.htm   (2038 words)

  
 New Hampshire Sentinel Source Presents The Keene Pumpkin Festival
Five was a common guess among the younger crowd Saturday for the number of pumpkins in Keene.
None of the kids polled said they actually counted the pumpkins — that was too daunting a task — but five seemed like a good guess to many.
She said she was undecided Saturday afternoon about which pumpkin to snatch, but it had to meet one requirement.
www.pumpkinfestival.com   (451 words)

  
 Pumpkin Patch - Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Pumpkins!
Pumpkins are believed to have originated in North America.
The origin of pumpkin pie is thought to have occurred when the colonists sliced off the pumpkin top, removed the seeds, and then filled it with milk, spices and honey.
The pumpkin was then baked in the hot ashes of a dying fire.
www.pumpkin-patch.com /about.html   (460 words)

  
 Pumpkin Pie Recipe - joyofbaking.com
For guidance on how to make a sweet pie using pumpkins, the settlers turned to their English recipes and substituted pumpkin for the thick pulp of other boiled and spiced fruits that were called for in their recipes.
Today the pumpkin pie has evolved to an open-faced single crust pie shell that is filled with a smooth custard-like filling made with pumpkin
The main problem everyone has with pumpkin pies is that the filling has a tendency to crack so don't be alarmed if this happens.
www.joyofbaking.com /pumpkinpie.html   (1302 words)

  
 Pumpkin pie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pumpkin pie is a traditional North American dessert usually made in the late fall and early winter, especially for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
The pie is generally flavored with nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves and ginger and is traditionally served with whipped cream, although in parts of Canada, fans insist on accompanying pumpkin pie only with maple syrup.
Pumpkin Pie is generally single-crusted with the filling on top of the crust.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pumpkin_pie   (278 words)

  
 KIN::pumpkin::description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
PumpKIN is an open source, fully functional, free TFTP server and TFTP client, which implements TFTP according to RFC1350.
The primary use of PumpKIN is maintenance of the network equipment (such as router firmware upgrade) that fetches images from TFTP server, although it is also useful for transfering files between parties involved in a conversation over ntalk connection using our T42 software (it also detects ntalk conversation held over now obsolete program 'wintalk').
Note that PumpKIN is not an FTP server, neither it is a FTP client, it is a TFTP server and TFTP client.
kin.klever.net /pumpkin   (328 words)

  
 Fifi's Pumpkin Pie Recipes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
All in all, this is pretty close to traditional pumpkin pie flavor, with a hint of maple.
We fill the pie partway out of the oven, then top it off with a cup or ladle with the pie positioned in the oven, as the slightest sticking of the oven rack is liable to cause filling to slosh all over.
The first recipe for Maple Pumpkin Pie is loosely based on the Martha Stewart Pies and Tarts recipe which Fifi's Kitchen prepared last year.
www.camellia.org /kitchen/pumpkin-pie.html   (936 words)

  
 Pumpkin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pumpkin takes an admirable look at the hypocrisy of political correctness, but it does so with such an uneven tone that you never know when humor ends and tragedy begins.
Pumpkin means to be an outrageous dark satire on fraternity life, but its ambitions far exceed the abilities of writer Adam Larson Broder and his co-
Pumpkin sits in a patch somewhere between mirthless Todd Solondzian satire and callow student film.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/pumpkin   (946 words)

  
 Education World ® Lesson Planning: Pump Up the Curriculum With Pumpkins!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pumpkins are harvested in early fall, and echo the changing colors of the leaves.
Pumpkins are an ingredient in pies, breads, soups, and other foods.
Pumpkins are used as feed for some farm animals.
www.education-world.com /a_lesson/lesson028.shtml   (787 words)

  
 cbs11tv.com - Pumpkin Patch Court Fight Brewing In Flower Mound
The owners of two competing businesses in Flower Mound are fighting over their rights to sell pumpkins, and a solution will now come from inside a courtroom.
Both of the pumpkin patches are now empty, but in a few weeks the spaces will be crowded with fruit.
Workers are getting ready for fall season at the “Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch”, despite a feud with their next door neighbor.
cbs11tv.com /topstories/local_story_261185628.html   (479 words)

  
 Pumpkin Nook : Everything about pumpkins, growing, Halloween, recipes, facts, history, fun and games and more!
Many of these festivals will have giant pumpkin weighoffs, pumpkin pie eating contests, and a huge array of other pumpkin related events and contests.
Giant Pumpkins- Every pumpkin grower feels the urge to grow a giant pumpkin at least once in their lives.
PNN is delivered in the same light hearted manner that you have come to expect from us at Pumpkin Nook.
www.pumpkinnook.com   (571 words)

  
 The Pumpkin Circle: educational video and activities
PUMPKIN CIRCLE is also a critically acclaimed picture book – available in English and Spanish -- published by Tricycle Press - forty pages of full color photographs with text in verse.
They capture life in the pumpkin garden with time-lapse photography of seeds sprouting, flowers opening, bees buzzing, pumpkins growing, and jack-o-lanterns glowing.
This website is for teachers, parents and pumpkin lovers around the world who want to learn about the miraculous cycle of nature that unfolds in every pumpkin patch.
www.pumpkincircle.com   (212 words)

  
 Pumpkin Patch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Print out the Varieties of Pumpkins Chart, or use the chart the teacher has printed out for you.
Fill in your chart with the number of days to grow the pumpkin, the weight of the pumpkin, and the color of the pumpkin.
After comparing varieties of pumpkins, and learning some pumpkin facts, you may want to learn more by reading some pumpkin books.
its.guilford.k12.nc.us /webquests/pumpkin/pumpkin.htm   (309 words)

  
 This boy's pumpkin was a winner - twice | csmonitor.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When the pumpkins began to flower, Carlos cut off the blossoms from the largest plant, except for one yellow star-shaped flower that shone amid the sea of mammoth leaves.
At the end of the fair, we reclaimed the pumpkin and placed it beside a corn shock that decorated the door to the boys' playhouse.
Carlos and John rolled the pumpkin down to the oxen paddock, opened the gate, and shoved in the orange giant.
www.csmonitor.com /2006/0920/p18s02-hfes.html   (894 words)

  
 Museums in the Classroom Pumpkin Project
They should then place their pieces, in order on the string so that the orange pumpkin is closest to the paper plates, and the seed is farthest from the plates at the end of the string.
Place a pumpkin on a table, surrounded by washable markers, a damp sponge, and accessories such as hats, eyeglasses, sunglasses, scarves, wigs, etc. Have the children draw faces and dress up Mr.
Pumpkin Head, and have them use the damp sponge to erase their work after it's done.
www.chias.org /www/edu/mitc/wkshp/pumpkin/pumpkin.html   (2505 words)

  
 Swan's Pumpkin Carving   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Do not carry a pumpkin by its stem; it may break, and do not bruise it as it will not last as long.
Examine your pumpkin to determine the best place to carve his or her face.
Score the design onto the pumpkin by punching through the paper into the pumpkin with a large nail or pin.
www.thepumpkinfarm.com /carvemenu.html   (415 words)

  
 Pumpkingutter.com
This is a special gallery featuring some of the pumpkins I have carved.
I enjoy sculpting into the rind of the pumpkin to get an unusual effect and allow for more interesting possiblities with the pumpkin.
Afterward, lighting the pumpkin is especially striking since the change in thickness of the shell allows light to pass through in different amounts.
www.pumpkingutter.com   (121 words)

  
 Pumpkin Wholesale - Home Page
If you are not trade please use our new "Pumpkin Direct" service at pumpkindirect.co.uk
If you are a new customer, please apply to open an account.
Pumpkin Wholesale Ltd. Company Number: 4035343 VAT registration number: GB750029460
www.pumpkinwholesale.com   (142 words)

  
 Pumpkin Nook : Pumpkin Recipes Galore!
Pumpkin Flour Use it in any recipe that uses flour.
Argentinian Carbonada en Zapallo (Pumpkin Soup in a Shell)
Pumpkin carving is easier, quicker, and more fun with this battery operated pumpkin carver.
www.pumpkinnook.com /cookbook.htm   (282 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Pumpkin Pumpkin: Books: Jeanne Titherington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
PW praised the "exquisite drawings in this luminous documentation of a pumpkin's evolution; "the quality is breathtakingly soft and expressive." Ages 4-8.
He plants a seed, then grows and harvests a pumpkin from which he saves seeds for next year.
As the plant grows and produces a pumpkin, the author/illustrator reveals the relationship of its size to Jamie's.
www.amazon.com /Pumpkin-Jeanne-Titherington/dp/0688099300   (1251 words)

  
 Pumpkin Ideas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Have each student estimate the circumference of the class pumpkin by cutting a piece of string or yarn the length of his/her estimate.
A group interpretation of the data or summary of the activity could be written and displayed for student and visitor re-reading.
As you are cutting into the pumpkin discuss the possible number of seeds it may contain.
www.kids-learn.org /pumpkins/ideas.htm   (424 words)

  
 Pumpkin (2002)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Everything is perfect for Carolyn, until her sorority decides to volunteer to help mentally challenged kids prepare for the Challenged Games so that they can win Sorority of the Year.
Carolyn's partner is Pumpkin (Hank Harris), and while at first she is confused and scared of him, she soon finds out there is more to him deep down.
Pumpkin is one of, if not, my favorite movie, so I would give it a 10/10 because it has everything I like; not because of the acting, filming, directing, etc. I'd recommend you to watch Pumpkin and decide how you feel about it.
us.imdb.com /title/tt0265591   (531 words)

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