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Vote for Your Favorite Watermelon Carving to Determine Winner

You can help pick the People’s Choice winner in the Watermelon Board’s online watermelon carving contest. In July I announced an online carving competition put on my the Watermelon Board. If you’d like to view the Watermelon carving entries that were submitted to the Watermelon Board online contest, do it today. All of the entries […]

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butterfly fruit tray idea

Butterfly Tray Ideas

Butterflies are beautiful creatures in nature and they’re equally beautiful as a butterfly tray display of fruit, veggies, meats and cheeses. I wrote a blog about creating a butterfly tray a few years ago. Since then several readers have sent me photos. Here are several uses of butterfly trays. Go ahead and create your own […]

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watermelon fruit salad basket in buffet

Students show off their watermelon fruit salad baskets

Summer is the perfect time for making pretty watermelon baskets. They always get lots of ooohs and aaaahs. Beautiful Watermelon Fruit Salad Basket with rose carved handle Customer / student Larry Slawson made this beautiful watermelon fruit salad basket. He carved the roses and leaves into the handle of his basket and made neat zig-zag […]

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cake made from fresh watermelon by Christelle

12 Cakes Made with Fresh Watermelon

Cakes made with fresh watermelons are are beautiful, healthy and refreshing summer dessert, perfect for birthdays and other special occasions. In 2011, I created some video lessons on how to make several types of beautiful cakes made with fresh watermelons. Since publishing these lessons, I’ve received hundreds of photos from readers and students from all […]

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