Wednesday, September 28, 2011

My Big Fat Italian Pumpkin!

Mr Safety must just adore me, bringing me gifts of pumpkins of the unique nature. I do love a good ugly pumpkin! I had to know, of what variety is this Beauty?

My pumpkins is a

Marina Di Chioggia

This Italian heirloom is a deep blue green in color like the ocean. The skin is knobby and reminds me of a sea urchin. It has a sweet orange flesh and is excellent in pies and baked goods.

So there you have it, no wonder I love it, its a pumpkin and is like the Ocean.....these are a few of my favorite things!

1 comment:

Amanda Bullard said...

This screams SPOOKY!!, Love IT

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