It's October and pumpkins are officially in season. For once, we're not talking about flavored foods; instead, we're getting right into the OG orange gourds themselves. You know, the real ones that grow on a vine, in a patch? But before we all rush out to grab our respective gourds, a pumpkin-prepping refresher is in order.
Ahead we rounded up the top seven tips for cutting, carving, roasting, and even kegging your — everything from carving methods to creative cookie-cutter hacks, drink cooler creations, and more. So scroll on to get ready for pumpkin season, no pumpkin spice flavored products required.
If you're looking more festive options, let these Pinterest-worthy carving alternatives do the trick.