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The physiology of taste; Harder’s book of practical American cookery. Pumpkins, 1885

Will you be carving pumpkins soon?

Halloween is right around the corner in the U.S., so here’s a small snippet from 1885 to get everyone in the mood!

The Pumpkin regains its popularity when prepared for use in pies. Some varieties grow to an immense size, and when dry are cut into the shape of buckets, baskets, and a variety of ornamental things.

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