pumpkins http://nhpr.org en How To Turn Your Jack-O-Lantern Into Tasty Pumpkin Goodness http://nhpr.org/post/how-turn-your-jack-o-lantern-tasty-pumpkin-goodness <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With pumpkin season in full swing, many Granite </span>Staters<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> are enjoying baked goods, snacks, and beverages flavored with this signature fall fruit. &nbsp;And then, of course, there's the annual rite of pumpkin carving. Weekend Edition host Amanda </span>Loder<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talked with </span><a href="http://theheartofnewengland.com/#" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"><em>The</em>&nbsp;<em>Heart of New England </em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">e-magazine's Marcia&nbsp;</span>Passos<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Duffy about how to wring pumpkin flavor out of post-Halloween jack-o-lantern remains.</span></p><p> Sat, 26 Oct 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 37286 at http://nhpr.org How To Turn Your Jack-O-Lantern Into Tasty Pumpkin Goodness The Sport Of Pumpkin Chunking http://nhpr.org/post/sport-pumpkin-chunking <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>This November, tens of thousands will again head for a frozen field in Delaware to watch more than one hundred massive machines throw fruit into the sky. It turns out New Hampshire has some top teams in the sport of pumpkin chunking.</p><p>Yes, those who do it consider it a sport.</p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 10:58:51 +0000 Rick Ganley 15469 at http://nhpr.org The Sport Of Pumpkin Chunking Sincerely Giant Pumpkins http://nhpr.org/post/sincerely-giant-pumpkins <p>Cartoon character Linus Van Pelt explains to Charlie Brown’s sister, Sally, how the “Great Pumpkin” rises from the “most <em>sincere</em>” pumpkin patch.</p><p>The website “pumpkinnook.com” tracks pumpkin festivals and weigh-ins from coast to coast. NH offerings this year included the highly competitive weigh-off at Deerfield Fair, the Pumpkin Festival in Keene, a pumpkin “chunkin” contest in Milford, a “giant pumpkin drop” from a crane into a portable swimming pool and a pumpkin regatta with giant pumpkins floating on the Piscataquog River in Goffstown.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 15:23:23 +0000 Dave Anderson 15408 at http://nhpr.org Sincerely Giant Pumpkins