Thursday, October 04, 2007

Jumping Jack-o-Lanterns!

Jack-o-Lantern If you buy your pumpkin at a grocery store, it probably hails from Illinois, California, Ohio, or Pennsylvania. These states produced more than 9 million pounds of pumpkins in 2005! (Source: Real Simple magazine, October 2007)

For more fascinating facts about cultivating, collecting, and carving these traditional October-time orbs, visit our YS Halloween book collection. We also have titles on costume-making, trick-or-treat baking, and skeleton-shaking!

Here are a couple of particularly tempting treats:

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