Carved pumpkin (it's Elvis, in case you couldn't tell). My mom entered it in a contest at work and won 1st prize! We've yet to find out what the prize is, though. Meh.
French vanilla ice cream, cinnamon and candied pumpkin seeds! It's so delicious. And candied pumpkin seeds are amazingly yumtastic!
Here's how to make them: (And, as much as I like getting the seeds straight from the pumpkin, I am NOT a fan of shelling all those seeds individually, so I'd recommend just buying a bag of raw, shelled seeds from the grocery store (you'll save a ton of money when you consider you can only get about 1/3 cup of seeds from a $6 pumpkin but a couple of cups of shelled seeds from the store for about $3. Not to mention you don't have to spend a truckload of time shelling all those seeds!).
Here's how to make them: for every cup of shelled seeds, you need 3 tablespoons of sugar and 1/4 teaspoon of salt.
Heat seeds in a skillet, stirring frequently until the seeds begin to pop. Add sugar and stir constantly until sugar begins to liquify. Add salt. Then spread on a cookie sheet sprayed with cooking spray to cool. And that's all! So simple, but man...SOOO good...
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