When I recreated the project for you here, I roasted the tops in the oven for a garlicky purée. Find the neighborhood bar or restaurant with live music and make a pilgrimage.
Whether or not you decide to string your lantern and use it to light your way on a St. To enter the giveaway, submit your email address into the form below. (Bonus entries for folks who follow The giveaway closes on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at pm PST. If you want to take your lanterns for a walk, thin wire is a nice fire-proof option for a handle, but string would work in a pinch too. The deep olive color is flecked with bits of white and the overall look feels warm and rich and perfect for fall. If you’re concerned about little guys remembering to hold lanterns away from their clothes, you could tie the lantern to a longer stick (or, of course, you could use use a small string of portable fairy lights or a battery-operated tea light to reduce any risk altogether.) Faye asked me repeatedly to “wash” the squash, but I love the natural waxy patina that mutes the color of the honeynut squash. On my head, a Bridge & Burn x Tsuyumi wide-brim hat in black.