Jacks of All Trades: How to Carve a Pumpkin Four Ways

Food Network Magazine asked Shawn Feeney, Halloween Wars' 2011 champion, to create some fun new jack-o'-lanterns. Try one at home — they're not as tricky as they look!

Photo By: Levi Brown

Photo By: Levi Brown

Photo By: Levi Brown

Photo By: Levi Brown


Use two mini pumpkins and peeled pumpkin pieces to transform your gourd into a critter that looks so real it just might crawl away.


Pumpkin stems give this jack-o'-lantern its devilish look.

Flaming Jack-o'-Lantern

A bamboo skewer and a battery-operated red light make this spooky pumpkin come to life.

Veggie Monster

Carrots, yams and broccoli, oh my! Make a silly pumpkin face out of fall produce.

More from:


Next Up

50 Vegetable Side Dish Recipes

You won't run short on side dishes this year...or next.

Baking Ingredient Guide

Everything you need to know about flour, sugar, chocolate and other pantry staples.