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Salt Art – Another creative food art

Prepare to be amazed by the wonders of Bashir Sultani’s amazing salt art. This Afghan-born artist uses simple tools, such as a razor and q-tips, to maneuver the grains of salt into portraits of celebrities on a black background. Just as I shared photos of spectacular Latte Art by Mike Breach a couple months ago, I wanted to […]

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Amazing Musical Fruit Carvings

Musical fruit carvings are a great way to celebrate birthdays, graduations and other events, especially for musicians!  I’ve received several photos from my students and followers who have created wonderful examples of musical fruit carvings. Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve shared Imaginative Musical Vegetable Carvings and Watermelon Carvings by Arturo Garcia and now I have […]

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Sweet Watermelon Carvings by Arturo Garcia

Arturo Garcia, one of my Vegetable Fruit Carving 101 Course students, created an assortment of beautiful watermelon carvings, including a musical-themed carving. Since I just posted a blog about Rodney Dikin’s creative stringed instrument carvings, I thought this would be the perfect time to share Arturo’s photos too. The first couple of photos show his […]

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Stringed Instruments – Imaginative Musical Vegetable Carvings

A little creativity can go a long way in the vegetable and fruit carving world, as is evident in these photos of musical vegetable carvings sent to me by my customer/student, Rodney Dikin. I’ve previously included Rodney’s creations in my Fun Pumpkin Carving Ideas blog. When showing your fruit and vegetable carvings, you never know […]

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Pat O’Brien’s Patriotic Watermelon Carvings

Pat O’Brien, one of my students, showcased his beautiful patriotic watermelon carvings at the “Red, White and You” 4th of July celebration near Fayetteville, North Carolina. You might remember Pat from blog post I published earlier about Pat’s journey from a beginner carver to a culinary competition medalist. Now you can see what he carved for […]

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Tis the Season for Fresh Fruit Cakes

Summertime is the perfect time to experiment with creating fresh fruit cakes. Grocery stores and farmer’s markets are stocked with fresh produce, giving you plenty of fruity choices to decorate and accent your watermelon cake.  Fresh fruit cakes make a wonderful, healthy alternative to traditional bakery cakes. Not only will your friends and family be […]

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Summertime Sweet Treats – Watermelon Cakes

Watermelon cakes make a sweet yet healthy summertime treat! Whether you’re celebrating a summer birthday or attending a backyard barbecue, watermelon cakes are an exciting, unexpected alternative to a traditional frosted cake. Your friends and family will surely be impressed with your creative approach to a summertime sweet treat! Learning to create your very own watermelon […]

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