Serious Eats: Talk
Halloween Pumpkin Carving and Seeds - What do you do?
I like to carve happy faces in my pumpkins and then roast the seeds simply tossed in a little oil and salt. After Halloween, I will pick up a bunch of pumpkins on the cheap just to get more seeds!
Do you have this problem with Jack-o-lanterns in your area, too? http://denver.cbslocal.com/2012/10/24/jack-o-lanterns-are-no-trick-for-bears-but-more-of-a-treat/