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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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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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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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Carl Jones' 4th of July watermelon carving

4th of July Food Carvings by Readers

I recently featured a 4th of July carved watermelon eagle by Chef Jim Morgan in a previous post. After this, I was delighted to receive even more photos from readers with creative food ideas from their Independence Day celebrations. The bald eagle is the official bird of America, so it’s really fun to see different interpretations […]

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