It is that time of year, pumpkin season! Surprisingly, pumpkins have way more uses than you could ever imagine.

Every store you go into has pumpkins on full display. When you walk into some of the grocery stores in the Utica-Rome area, you instantly see pumpkins. Pumpkins have so many more uses than just carving them into scary faces or using them for pies. With how healthy these gourds can be for you, there are many edible ways to use them too. Along with the fact that pumpkins literally will last for months, they can be used for decoration as well.

With there still being plenty of time left in the fall season before old man winter arrives, now is the time to take advantage of pumpkins. So hit up your favorite pumpkin patch, or the grocery store and try out some of these 15 ways you can use pumpkins to get into the Central New York Halloween spirit.

15 Ways To Use Pumpkins

Some of these are very creative and would sure to be a hit at your Halloween party. Others are just festive ways to amp up your decorating. A few are even really healthy options for eating, and even for your skin.

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