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Pumpkin [Oct. 29th, 2007|10:21 pm]
Pumpkin-carving potluck for work yesterday. I made edamame (frozen is cheap, hooray!) and the vietnamese pumpkin using actual pumpkin instead of butternut squash. It went over well, and I was pleased that I was able to rescue it when I undercooked half the pieces because they were too big. (Add water, cover, and steam for a few minutes before cooking off all the liquid again.)

Of course, this meant that I got to gut two pumpkins yesterday, which was a little tiresome. I made a spider-face pumpkin. The vegetable peeler that I grabbed off-handedly at the last minute turned out to be key to this process -- it let me make eyes that were actually round. I'll bring him along and take a picture tomorrow at zalena's.

[User Picture]From: zalena
2007-10-30 04:46 am (UTC)
Hey! How come everybody keeps ripping off my activity oriented gathering for introverts idea?

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[User Picture]From: kung_fu_monkey
2007-10-30 01:20 pm (UTC)
You really ought post a pic of the pumpkin. It's cute, for a creepy spider-thing.
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