The pumpkin a relative of cucumbers and Zucchini in the cucurbits family has through out history been a source of nutrition and even medicine.
Carving this orange orb dates back centuries beginning with the Irish myth that carved turnips placed by windows and door steps would frighten away evil spirits.
The humble pumpkin is today one of the most famous fruits in modern culture made famous by Shakespeare, Disney's "Cinderella", " Peter Peter the Pumpkin Eater" and Halloween Jack O Lanterns"
This morning it will be made famous one more time on the FOX9 Morning News.
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