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carved purple onion flower

Onion Flower Video Lesson

Here is a free lesson showing how to carve an elegant onion flower from purple onions. Of course the same carving techniques can be used to carve flowers from white and yellow onions, too. These can be used as garnishes on large serving platters or an part of an elegant centerpiece. Onion Flower Lesson Part […]

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carved watermelon poinsettia

Poinsettia Day

Did you know that poinsettias are the best selling potted plant in the United States and Canada? December 12 is National Poinsettia Day. Yesterday a representative of Dole called me to ask to use my photos of watermelons carved like poinsettias in honor of National Poinsettia Day. I’m certainly aware of the popularity of poinsettias […]

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tiered cakes made from watermelon

Cakes made from Watermelons – a Healthy Alternative to Regular Cakes

For diabetics, vegans, people with gluten allergies and for others who simply want a clean healthy alternative to regular cake, cakes made from watermelons are great.  They are pretty, colorful and pleasing to the eye. From a health perspective, watermelon cakes are a  much better choice because they have none of the artery clogging fat, […]

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