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Nita's watermelon carving of a face

Carving Watermelon Faces

A couple of weeks ago I played around a bit with carving watermelon faces. I wanted to see how well techniques for carving 3D faces in pumpkins would work for carving faces in watermelon. Here is my result. I was aiming to make friendly looking guy.  Because I was using my own face in the […]

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Julia Child in the kitchen

Remembering Julia Child on her 100th Birthday

August 15th this year would have been the 100th birthday of Julia Child, legendary TV chef and cookbook author. This event has inspired chefs, restaurant owners and food enthusiasts all over America to celebrate in honor of her memory. And rightly so, since she was, and still is, a major iconic figure in the culinary world. Julia Child […]

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Robert Reynold's patriotic watermelon carvings

Patriotic Watermelon Carvings

After the recent July 4th celebrations here in the United States, several readers sent me photos of their patriotic watermelon carvings. It’s great to see that so many people are using their creativity with fruit carving to celebrate special events like July the 4th. In fact, vegetable and fruit carvings are a great addition to any special […]

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Nita Gill on Live TV – San Diego Living

It’s been a crazy busy week! One of the highlights is that two days ago I made my first live TV appearance. San Diego Living asked me to come and do a segment on fruit decorating. On Monday, July 3rd i spoke to the segment producer and the very next day, I was on TV.  […]

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Fruit and Vegetable Carving Competition | Results of the Heritage Days Festival in Plain City, Ohio

In April, I wrote a post about upcoming fruit and vegetable carving competitions, which included the Plain City Heritage Days festival competition on May 19th. Well, I got a first hand account from one of my readers,  Luis Rodriguez, who was a contestant in the Plain City fruit and vegetable carving event in May. This was Luis’ first carving competition! Here’s […]

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Competitions Winning Entry by Nit aGill

Competitions Season for Food Sculptors

The Competitions Season is here for Food carvers and sculptors, both professional and aspiring! If you enjoy vegetable and fruit carving as a hobby, there’s no better way to challenge yourself than to test out your skills at a few carving competitions. Competitions Push You to Challenge Yourself I know for some people just hearing […]

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