Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Wrinkled Pumpkin

The first reaction when my daughter saw this pumpkin was "Mama..Papa...look at that pumpkin.. there's a lot of boo boo! (Boo-Boo-a child's reference, or a reference to a childs, cut, scrape, or other superficial injury)"...lol! My husband and I were laughing out loud when she said it. We told her that it was not a bobo...lol!
You will most likely be tempted to select a pumpkin with a nice smooth skin, but beware. Smooth pumpkins are like that because they contain more water than the wrinkled, 'ugly' ones. The more water that a pumpkin starts out with before it is carved, the more water it will loose through evaporation after it is carved, and will shrivel. A wrinkled pumpkin starts out much dryer, so there is less moisture to loose after it is carved, and will naturally shrivel less.

21 comments :

seth said...

Woah! first time to see a pumpkin like that!

Beng Gee said...

At first I thought it was purposely painted and decorated with bobol. Lol! Hindi pala!

It's a unique one huh?!

yen said...

wrinkled as in old pumpkin

Vernz said...

mao ba... sensya na wala man gud ni sa amung bukid...hehe.. ana diay na.. pero unique siya ha.. genetically modified pud ni nga wrinkled iyang balat?

MinnieRunner said...

Thanks for the tip sis :)

Cacai M. said...

Unsay' bobo madam sis? Poo-poo? Hahaha! Thanks for sharing! ;-)

kat said...

nge! kapangit sa balat kay kunot..murag tiguwang maut nyak nyahaha...sorry...pero mao man kaha na so wrinkled na lang akong pilion kay aron dali ra mauga hehehe

zh3en22 said...

Wow, kakaiba naman yan, i guess 1 / 100 ang ganyan, haha

w0rkingAth0mE said...

same here first time to see that kind of pumpkin, usually orange one =)
dropping by with smile =)

Mama Ko said...

This pumpkin needs an anti wrinkled cream hahahahhaa. sayo ko laag bayot ky mag marathon pko

Lulu Post said...

hahaha this pumpkin needs tony! lol

Ryan said...

OK I'm off to find the ugliest pumpkin I can.

Joanne MV said...

Hello sis! It's been awhile since my visit. Hope ur doing okay.

The pumpkin is weird...and scary like it caught some kind of disease for fruits and veggies =P

☆Mama Ko☆ said...

ayo bayot hapiters ko ngari, kumusta naman ka uy arang busyha mn nimu wa nman ko kabati nimu hhhee. btw bayot ako gihulaman imung picture sa imung fujifilm nga camera ky ako post didto sa life mix. ako lng nya na iuli hehehehe

kisses sa kulot nytnyt

Cecile said...

saw this kind at walmart the other day, kakatuwa...akala ko nung una eh kung ano na to, lol...pumpkin din pala...

Kayce said...

wow! unsa man ni sis! wala pa jud tawun ko nakakita ug ingon ani oi.. murag nice man ni pang decor... hehehe!

Mrs. Kolca said...

ay ganun sis? kala ko den talaga ginawang paper mache ang surface ng pumpkin.. kaloka ang hitsura nyan ah!

chubskulit said...

wow it needs so many acne products lol

Mel Alarilla said...

Nakakatakot naman ang pumpkin na yan, puro warts, hehehe, lol. Hindi mo na kailangang i carve dahil sa itsura pa lang niya ay nakakatakot na. Nakabili ka na ba nang isusuot na costume ni Kesh sa Halloween? Thanks for the post. God bless you all always.

Lina Gustina said...

Very unique :D

eden said...

i haven't seen a pumpkin like this.. naa diay ingon ani sa..

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