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Food Coloring for Vegetable and Fruit Carvings

Other than the standard blue,yellow,red and green food coloring found in grocery stores I have not been able to locate food coloring that gives a pastel shade to carvings. I suppose I could mix red and blue and try to come up with an acceptable shade of purple but was wondering if oriental/asian stores handle […]

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Soap Carving - carnation bouquet in pot

Soap Carving

If you want to make carvings that don’t get eaten….or that won’t eventually spoil, you can make soap carvings. Using the same techniques and carving knives that are used to carve fruits, you can make beautiful carvings in soap. Take a look at these photos.

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Rose made from citrus peel

Roses made with Citrus Peels

Do you have a lemon, tangerine or orange tree with plentiful fruit? Here’s something fun you can do with them to make your next meal prettier. I was recently given a whole bunch of fresh lemons and tangerines which prompted me to make this quick video showing you an easy way to make roses with […]

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