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How far in advance can you carve a pumpkin? | Reference.com

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A pumpkin remains fresh and holds its color and shape well for only one or two days, and it stays in satisfactory condition for up to one week. Certain steps help ...

When do you carve your pumpkin? - SouthernLiving.com Community

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We use the pumpkin carving kits that you can buy at the store and they always ... I get so excited about Halloween that I always carve too early.

too soon to carve a pumpkin? | Yahoo Answers

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Sep 14, 2008 ... Is it too early to buy a pumpkin and carve it? how long do they last? ... Best Answer: You can increase a pumpkin "life" once it's carved, but only ...

How to Preserve a Halloween Pumpkin - Keep a Jack O' Lantern Fresh

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How Do You Preserve a Jack O' Lantern? ... We chose 6 carving pumpkins of approximately the same size, shape and weight (around 2.5 lbs). .... than the bleach pumpkin, while the control pumpkin was lasting far beyond our expectations.

Everything You Need to Know About Carving a Pumpkin | Serious Eats

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Oct 17, 2011 ... If your carved pumpkin starts to shrivel, you can revive it by giving it a bath in ice water for an hour or so (a cooler or bathtub both work fine for ...

How to Get More Out of Your Halloween Pumpkin | The Frugal ...

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Oct 23, 2014 ... On average, between five and eight days is about how long you can expect a carved pumpkin to stay in good shape. However, if you want your ...

5 Don'ts of Pumpkin Carving | Life360 - The New Family Circle

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Oct 19, 2010 ... I knew the tip about the Vaseline, especially if you're carving early and it ... No I don't know how to carve a pumpkin, but these are great tips.

Pumpkin Carving Tips and Tricks | DoItYourself.com

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To make carving easier, you can also scrape away some of the pumpkin "meat" on the ... Pumpkins shouldn't be carved too far in advance of when they will be ...

How to Carve a Pumpkin | Martha Stewart

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Learn how to carve a pumpkin for Halloween, from the experts at Martha Stewart Living.

How to Carve a Pumpkin: 14 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow

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Remember you can always wash the pumpkin with an old cloth when you get home. Remember if you carve it too early, keep it in a bucket of water so it'll keep  ...

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Carved pumpkins begin to dry out, shrivel and get moldy about 48 hours after you carve them, but many people carve them 1 to 2 weeks in advance.
To keep your carved pumpkin looking fresh for longer, put petroleum jelly over the cut edges, and be sure to keep it in a cool place like the refrigerator when not on display.
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How early can you carve a pumpkin? | Reference.com

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According to DowningPumpkins.com, pumpkins should only be carved within a day of use. However, bleach and vegetable oil can extend the life of a carved ...

How long before Halloween should you carve your pumpkin? - Quora

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Oct 30, 2011 ... If you have vinegar, you can double the lifespan of your carved pumpkin. ... how early in the month of October should you carve your pumpkin.

Carve and Preserve the Ultimate Pumpkin - Lifehacker

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Oct 23, 2010 ... Halloween is just around the corner; it's the perfect time to brush up on your pumpkin carving skills and learn how to make sure your ...