This Halloween I created a nasty looking wound using my iPad, an old costume and an app called Digital Dudz.
I also carved a couple Futurama themed pumpkins; Bender and Nibbler (click to enlarge):
When you carve a pumpkin, don’t toss the seeds! They are high in Vitamin E and Zinc. Here’s a simple recipe to roast them:
1. Separate the seeds from the pumpkin guts. Put them in a colander.
2. Wash them under warm water and try to get the guts off. Measure (cups) how many clean seeds you have.
3. Put them into a small pot with a few cups of water. Add 1 Tablespoon of salt for each 1/2 cup of seeds.
4. Bring the water to a boil and let the seeds simmer in the salt water for 10 minutes.
5. While the water is boiling set the oven to 450 degrees and melt 1 Tablespoon of butter for each cup of seeds, in a bowl. Add a little garlic powder or pepper.
6. After 10 minutes drain the seeds and add them to the melted butter and stir well.
7. Pour 2 Tablespoons of olive oil onto a baking sheet and spread it out.
8. Add the salted and buttered seeds to the pan, and spread them out into a single layer.
9. Sprinkle a little salt on the seeds and put them on the top shelf in the oven.
10. After about 5 minutes, stir the seeds around, spread them out into a single layer again, and add a little more salt.
11. Bake the seeds for a few more minutes. Keep an eye on them as they burn easily, and take them out as they begin to brown.
12. Let them cool, and enjoy!