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Reminder: Enter Your Pumpkins in Our Carving Contest!

Don't forget about the Serious Eats 2010 Pumpkin Carving Contest. Don't you want to show off your carved masterpieces? For a chance to win some sweet prizes? So far we've got a pretty impressive Hugh-Laurie-o'-Lantern. Any others out there? Enter them by Monday, November 1 at 6 p.m. (EST). For carving help:

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Enter the Serious Eats Pumpkin Carving Contest

Last year's first place winner: "OMNOMNOMNOMNOM." [Flickr: shaggy67] It's time for our second annual Serious Eats Pumpkin Carving Contest. We take a break from eating pumpkins (in bread, chili, and pie form) to whittle away at them. To enter, just upload your photos to our easy-to-use Photograzing (you'll need to log into your Serious Eats account, or sign up). We want to see your orange masterpieces, be they funny, creative, or just plain freaky. Obviously we give extra points to any food-minded designs such as last year's winner: "OMNOMNOMNOMNOM." Deadline: You have until Sunday, November 1 at 6 p.m. (EST) to upload photos. We'll announce the winners on Monday afternoon (November 2). What we're looking for: Originality, creativity, and... More

Serious Eats Pumpkin-Carving Contest Winners

We know you've been waiting for this, so we won't keep you in suspense any longer, bwahahahahahah. The winners of the inaugural Serious Eats Pumpkin-Carving Contest are: 1. Grand Prize OMNOMNOMNOMNOM, by sunkid Prize: Viking Professional Chef's Cutlery Starter Set (includes: 5-inch flexible boning knife, 8-inch chef's knife, 4-inch paring knife). 2. First Runner Up Castle of the Wicked Witch, by stike Prize: 8-inch Viking Professional Chef's Knife 3. Second Runner Up No Country for Old Men-o'-Lantern, by gavinworth Prize: 4-inch Viking Professional Paring Knife 4. Third Runner Up Joker-o-Lantern, by jenhappy Prize: Williams-Sonoma Pumpkin-Carving Kit Note from the Serious Eats Team: Hope your thumb is healing nicely! Thanks to everyone who entered. This was a really tough decision, with... More

One More Day For Pumpkin Carving Contest

We've already got a bunch of great submissions for the first annual Serious Eats Pumpkin Carving Contest, but here's a little nudge reminding you there's still time. Polls will close on Saturday at 6PM EST. So far, we've seen a cereal reference, tragic injury (how's that thumb?), and pomegranate sneak into the mix. After tonight's trick-or-treating, add your carving creation to Photograzing for a chance to win cookbooks and Viking knives.... More

Pumpkin Carving Contest Prizes Update

Carving ideas from pumpkinway.com As we mentioned last week, we're excited to hold our first Pumpkin Carving Contest. But we're even more excited now that we know specifics on the three top prizes: 1st place: Viking Professional Chef's Cutlery Starter Set (Set includes: Five-inch flexible boning knife, eight-inch chef knife, four-inch paring knife) 2nd place: Eight-inch Viking Professional Chef's Knife 3rd place: Four-inch Viking Professional Paring Knife All Viking knives are stainless steel, have a lifetime warranty, and are handmade in Germany with authentic Old World craftsmanship. (They are not necessarily for pumpkins.)... More

Enter the First Serious Eats Pumpkin Carving Contest

Carving ideas from pumpkinway.com You've already proven that you're good with knives in the kitchen (chopping and dicing), but now let's see what happens when a pumpkin is involved. We're holding our first Serious Eats Pumpkin Carving Contest to see what carving talents lurk out there! Just upload your photos to our easy-to-use Photograzing (you'll need to log into your Serious Eats account, or sign up for free). We want to see your orange masterpieces, be they funny, creative, or scary! Deadline: You have until October 29th Saturday, November 1 at 6PM (EST) to upload photos. We'll announce the winners Halloween morning Monday afternoon (November 3). What we're looking for: Originality, creativity, and craftsmanship. Try to take the best... More

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