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40 year high school reunion watermelon carving

High School Reunion Food Art

One of my student/customers, Rose Flores recently sent the photos of her carvings that she created for a high school reunion. She did a marvelous job. If you have a reunion coming up, you’ll find some great ideas from these photos. Rose wrote to me, Although this is the first time Rose has done a display […]

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Watermelon Carving Cindy

Watermelon Carvings Steal the Show

My student/customer Cindy Rozich, recently shared with me a few photos of the gorgeous watermelon carvings that she created and donated to a local high school theater production of Tarzan. The three carvings were on display in the lobby throughout the show’s five performances, including a dinner theater with an audience of over 3,000 people. […]

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Fruit carvings for special events

Stunning Fruit Carvings for Special Events

Fruit carvings for special events are a creative way of kicking the festivities up a notch and impressing your guests. My student, Tzipy Cohen, sent me her incredible fruit carvings photos. Tzipy, who lives in Israel had catering and food decorating prior to joining my lessons. She wanted to expand her fruit carving repertoire by […]

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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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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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Fruit Carver Edson Oliveira with one of his watermelon portraits

10 Watermelon Portraits by Edson Oliveira

I’ve recently been publishing some photos of watermelon portraits and pizza portraits and today, I’m sharing some photos of watermelon carvings of people by professional fruit carver Edson Oliveira of Brazil. Since I am not familiar with Brazilian culture and current events, I cannot tell you if these carved watermelon portraits are of celebrities or […]

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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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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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