I still have 3 whole pumpkins left from Halloween that I was planning on using for Creepmas. Alas since I am not doing much there, I thought I would earn an adult merit badge by trying something new. Hence pumpkin carving. Not the traditional kind but actually carving the flesh.
The hardest part was removing the rind. I thought a veggie peeler would do the trick but I was sadly mistaken. I the end, I carved it off with a small kitchen knife. It took a long time.
I recently purchased some carving tools at who gives a scrap. I used those to transfer my skull pattern and do the actual carving.
Here is how it came out. My main take away?? I need better tools especially to remove the rind.
This pumpkin with be carved up and cooked as part of pumpkin week. His Lordship is in for a globe trotting culinary celebration of pumpkin. What a lucky man.