Hook’s Tip – Pumpkins

2020-10-22T15:20:48-04:00October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Hooks Tips|

Keep the seeds from your carving pumpkin and roast them for a Halloween treat. Once the seeds are removed from the pumpkin, separate them from the stringy pulp. Rinse in colander under cold water, turning frequently until clean. Spread out on an oiled cookie sheet and bake in oven on low heat, about 200 F [...]

History of the Jack O’Lantern

2020-10-22T15:17:32-04:00October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Edibles|

There is a connection in folklore and popular culture between pumpkins and the supernatural, so it’s no wonder that carving pumpkins at Halloween has become tradition in the U.S. The custom of carving lanterns from pumpkins derives from folklore about a lost soul wandering the earth. In Ireland, a man called Stingy Jack was so [...]

Getting Pumped Over Pumpkins

2020-10-22T15:22:54-04:00October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Edibles|

October is Pumpkin Month! Fall is symbolized by great warm colors and harvest abundance. One of the most symbolic icons of the fall season is the pumpkin. Found in greens, whites, yellows and oranges, the pumpkin is synonymous with fall decor and cuisine. Pumpkin is native to North America (Southern U.S. and Northern Mexico) and [...]