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What are some tips for easy pumpkin carving?

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Some tips for easy pumpkin carving include using a fresh pumpkin and scooping away some of the inner wall of the pumpkin in addition to removing the pulp. Another tip is to use a simple pattern.

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What are some tips for easy pumpkin carving?
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Large pumpkins offer more surface area to work with, making carving easier. Use a pumpkin that is sturdy and has no bruises. Pumpkins that are moldy or damaged are more difficult to carve and don't hold up well. Use a long, serrated knife or specialized pumpkin carving knife and cut using sawing motions. Large, bold patterns are much easier to cut out than small, intricate ones.

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