How To Carve A Pumpkin Like A Boss

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Food52 helps people become better, smarter, happier cooks. Food52 was named 2012 Publication of the Year by the James Beard Foundation and won Best Culinary Website at the 2013 IACP awards. This week, learn how to carve a pumpkin.
Everyone loves a good jack-o-lantern, but not everyone feels confident carving pumpkins. We get it — sharp objects, tough gourds, the whole thing is a little risky.
We asked our friends Marc and Chris, also known as the Maniac Pumpkin Carvers, to show us how it's done. They shared tips for carving and making your jack-o-lanterns last longer. They're also full of facts about October's favorite squash.
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Take a look, then get carving with confidence. And check out our roundup of their favorite tools.
This post originally appeared on Food52: How to Carve a Pumpkin.
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