2023 - Volume #47, Issue #1, Page #21[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Crookneck Pumpkin Display
One fall, the Bartow family was gifted so many neck pumpkins that they became a tripping hazard. “I wanted to display them until we could process them into a custard. I cut a couple of tree branches that had changed to a red fall color and laid them on the counter. I laid a Crookneck pumpkin in the center and filled a regular mug with fresh water and some fresh flowers. It fit nicely in the center of the neck!”
Bartow changed the flowers and water every few days to keep things fresh. “The display lasted for at least three weeks, gracing our kitchen with the beautiful fall colors.” And at the end, the family processed their all-natural display into a delicious pumpkin custard.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, John Bartow, Lancaster County, Penn. (ph 717-575-3863).
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