water (use fresh water - not from above)
Janet got "Chocolate Covered Cherry Mice"
You observe situations before diving in, choosing words and actions wisely. You're the loyal friend and...TAKE THE QUIZ and find out what Halloween treat you are!
1After you scoop out & carve your pumpkin (aka Jack-O-Lantern), dip it in a large container of bleach & water (see above), 1 minute. The bleach will kill bacteria & help your pumpkin stay fresh longer.
2Once completely dry, (drain upside down), add vinegar & lemon juice to water. Brush this solution onto your pumpkin to keep it looking fresh for weeks.
About this Recipe
Kimmi Knippel (Sweet_Memories) KimmiK - Sep 3, 2013
Fredda Rosenbaum freddajrosenbaum - Sep 6, 2013
I know a teacher that taught students about germs by having them carve one pumpkin with a dirty knife and the other with a clean knife. There was a dramatic difference in the two pumpkins within a few days. Your posting is a terrific idea. Thanks for sharing!
Kimmi Knippel (Sweet_Memories) KimmiK - Sep 6, 2013
Wow! Thanks for the info....
And I am glad to share....
sonja buntman sass555 - Sep 9, 2013
OMGosh, thank you Kimmi! Wish I too knew this trick years ago, been a while since we cut pumpkins as the kids are older but might be fun again :)
Sandy Lowe Wildviolet - Oct 3, 2013
This is such a good idea, glad you posted!!