Instructables: exploring - food - fruit - featured Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:14:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Summer Watermelon Salsa
Summer Watermelon Salsa - More DIY How To Projects]]> liquid_fire243 This salsa is so light, and easy to make. It goes well with lots of summery foods, but it's great with just chips! Ingredients 2 c. seed-free watermelon, cubed2 tbsp finely chopped onion3 tbsp finely chopped hatch chile1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1/4 tsp garlic powder1 pinch salt2 tbsp chopped cherv...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 20:20:41 PDT
Blue Juice and Green Underpants
Blue Juice and Green Underpants - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tecwyn Twmffat Wild berries, apples, pears and plums are all thrown into the fermenting tub to produce a highly alcoholic brandy schnapps after distillation. Difficulty: . . . . . . . . . . Cost: . . . . . . . . . . ...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:03:15 PDT
Strawberry (or any fruit) Honey
Strawberry (or any fruit) Honey - More DIY How To Projects]]> the11apartment Using honey it is easy to preserve the fresh fruity flavours of summer! Honey is a powerful antibacterial and antimicrobial, and it is a perfect substance for preserving delicious summer berries at the height of their season, no canning required! The process is incredibly simple, so let's get starte...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 08:01:22 PDT
Watermelon Dessert "Pizza"
Watermelon Dessert "Pizza" - More DIY How To Projects]]> xGrape Why not put a twist on the old fruit platter, and dress it up like a pizza?When eating watermelon one summer day, I realized a slice looked not too far off from a pizza bun covered in tomato sauce - and thus the idea for watermelon dessert "pizza" was born.With your toppings on hand, this should tak...
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 08:02:55 PDT
Watermelon Braid (Bread)
Watermelon Braid (Bread) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Snowball10 Watermelons are in season and they can be found everywhere. So it is time to try something new and exciting -- watermelon bread! The fruit content allows the otherwise plain wheat loaf to retain extra moisture, thus preventing the bread from becoming dry and uninteresting as quickly as it normally w...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 02:54:12 PDT
Raspberry Milk Popsicles
Raspberry Milk Popsicles - More DIY How To Projects]]> Delace Do you need a way to get your kids to have more calcium, or just want a tasty treat? These sweet raspberry milk popsicles are a delight to have on any day! They're easy to make, and you can easily adjust the recipe to your taste. There are also so many variations you could try, with the recipe being...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 08:55:57 PDT
How to Prepare and Serve a Watermelon
How to Prepare and Serve a Watermelon - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dave Hax Impress your friends with this simple but great way to serve a watermelon. Perfect for parties.. Watch this Short and Simple Video Guide: Watch this amazing video guide and learn a great way to prepare and serve a watermelon Getting Started What you n...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:43:07 PDT
Out-of-the-Ordinary Tropical Juice Pops
Out-of-the-Ordinary Tropical Juice Pops - More DIY How To Projects]]> Snowball10 Sweltering summer days are upon us and what could better bring the mind to a beach paradise than tropical juice pops? These are no ordinary juice pops – they are gold from a tropical island ... the fruity ice packs a delicate treasure of creamy chunks ... and the tempting combination of refreshing t...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:27:14 PDT
Grilled Peaches and Whipped Cream
Grilled Peaches and Whipped Cream - More DIY How To Projects]]> ben maisel About 15 years ago I learned about grilled peaches from my friend, Linda, who does amazing catering in the high desert of the eastern Sierras. They are delicious and surprisingly easy to make, and perfect for a summer BBQ treat. Assembling the ingredients I went to the local farmer's market and ...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:56:03 PDT
Fruit Pops!
Fruit Pops! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Pure fruit pops! These are the perfect summertime treat!My kids swim nearly every day...and they come in sooooo hungry! Really, they are probably dehydrated and just need a big glass of water.But after the water, we love a snack.And fruit is my go-to snack. Here's what you'll need: These pops are...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 06:06:39 PDT
Fruit Pizzas with Honey
Fruit Pizzas with Honey - More DIY How To Projects]]> roboconchan Making pizzas on the grill is lots of fun! Fruit pizzas might not be for everyone, but for sure they look pretty, don't they? For a finishing touch, I drizzled some honey to add more sweetness and flavor! You might want to have them with some fruity wine. Or maybe for breakfast with coffee? Enjoy! H...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 13:11:43 PDT
Beautiful Fruit Bouquet
Beautiful Fruit Bouquet - More DIY How To Projects]]> katvanlew Have you ever wanted to get one of those beautiful fruit bouquets but just couldn't afford to? Well, let's face it, they are terribly expensive. One of my daughters used to work at a place that made these so I asked her to show me how it's done. I wanted to take one to work, so we got the ingredient...
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Sun, 11 May 2014 16:52:56 PDT
Nuts, Fruit and Protein Granola Bars!
Nuts, Fruit and Protein Granola Bars! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Homemade Nut Protein Granola Bars! Filled with crunchy nuts and chewy fruit...Soft and chewy granola bars...real natural energy! They are packed with protein and work as a meal replacement bar!Take them camping, pack in lunches or eat on the go!Best part. Homemade added words you can't...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 14:10:43 PDT
Frozen Yogurt Fruit Bites
Frozen Yogurt Fruit Bites - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie An easy, healthy, and delicious recipe to keep you cool and healthy this summer. There is nothing like a icy little snack in the middle of the afternoon on a scorching hot summer day or fresh juicy summer fruit. Popsicles and ice cream are the classic cold summer snack of the back yard BBQ and afte...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:52:03 PDT
Pie Chart Fruit Tart
Pie Chart Fruit Tart - More DIY How To Projects]]> Danger is my middle name           Recently, Wilgubeast posted a pie chart of the projects posted so far in 2014 and since we had a Pi Day Pie Contest and a Data Visualization Contest going on, I thought I would make something that would fit both contests and be a delicious and thematic treat for the office. I...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:08:32 PDT
Amazing Avocado Fries
Amazing Avocado Fries - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie A fun new way to eat amazing and delicious avocados. As if you need another excuse right? Well, that's what I thought too.... Avocados are nature's butter and a super food. They are creamy source of natural healthy fats with a side of vitamin C, fiber, and potassium--just to name a few. They are gr...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:46:31 PDT
Simple Fruit Plate Design Paige Russell A simple fruit plate is my go to dish for potlucks. It's quick, easy, and I always head home with an empty plate.  (a.k.a. folks love fruit!) Putting together a good looking arrangement is successfully simple if you keep these three things in mind: 1. Choose fruits with contrasting colors and shape...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 18:16:44 PDT
Lemon Curd Jello Pie
Lemon Curd Jello Pie - More DIY How To Projects]]> Penolopy Bulnick I made a Raspberry jello Pie before and it turned out great. I wanted to keep experimenting with Jello Pies and decided I had to do a lemon jello pie with lemon curd and it turned out great! Check out this recipe for the perfect lemon pie for the summer! Ingredients and Supplies I will put them...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:15:26 PDT
Easy Fruit Dip
Easy Fruit Dip - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nadflick This idea is a great after school snack and super easy! I originally got this idea from's "50 After-School Snacks" but I decided to change up a couple things. Hope you enjoy! Materials Things you will need are... Tools: 1 tablespoon, 1/4 cup, bowl, skewer (optional), and a knife f...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 16:23:11 PDT
Bacon-Wrapped Pineapple
Bacon-Wrapped Pineapple - More DIY How To Projects]]> L_Bow You can't really go wrong with bacon-wrapped anything!  This is an awesome Paleo-friendly, healthy snack. For a good article on including bacon in your diet, see  I believe the idea for this recipe originally came from a boo...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 21:36:33 PST
Strawberry Leather Preserve -Two Methods
Strawberry Leather Preserve -Two Methods - More DIY How To Projects]]> jsrubianoch This is my first Instructable and also the first time I make this recipe so I want the help of everyone who reads it and leave me some feedback on the comments and make sure to leave me any pictures of your leather. Well I've been wanting to make an Instructable since I met the page and I figured o...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:14:16 PST
Berry Ganache with Ginger Orange glazed Crickets
Berry Ganache with Ginger Orange glazed Crickets - More DIY How To Projects]]> rimamonsta Yes, you read correctly. Crickets. Why not? They add texture and protein and this recipe doesn't taste buggy at all. A good introduction to insects. I even had a vegan try it because, well, she decided she had to. Ingredients Ginger-Orange Cricket Glaze50 Crickets ( read my "Insects for Food-pre...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 17:22:59 PST
Crimsonberry Vegan Jam
Crimsonberry Vegan Jam - More DIY How To Projects]]> alannarosewhitney This brilliant, scarlet-coloured jam is the perfect combination of sweet and tangy, makes a great dessert topping, goes fantastic on toast and suits a vegan diet. It is made without pectin, only sugar. To make delicious Crimsonberry vegan jam you will need: Raspberries Strawberries Cranberries Gra...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:00:06 PST
Kolaches (Czech Pastry)
Kolaches (Czech Pastry) - More DIY How To Projects]]> shambuda2000 Ah, Kolaches. If you grew up in an area with Czechoslovakian roots, you've had these. I remember eating these for breakfast growing up. These are also one of the biggest sellers in the town of West, TX. The recipe I am sharing with you is a variation from Ganado, TX that is very close to what I grew...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 10:50:58 PST
Raspberry Jello Pie
Raspberry Jello Pie - More DIY How To Projects]]> Penolopy Bulnick Jello pie is an easy pie to make that does not need any baking. You have lots of flavors to choose from and you can mix and match fruit and jello flavors! It is delicious and in one person's experience "Get ready for flavor town!" It will take a while for your pie to set, so I would make this the...
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:10:35 PST
Make an Edible Apple Swan!
Make an Edible Apple Swan! - More DIY How To Projects]]> The King of Random How to make a decorative, and completely edible, apple swan!  I made a few modifications to the original idea, to get the effect you see here. Watch the Video! WARNING:  Use of video content is at own risk.  There may be risks associated with these projects that require adult supervision. Ch...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 09:43:52 PST
Jerk-Style Chicken Kebabs
Jerk-Style Chicken Kebabs - More DIY How To Projects]]> WUVIE Kebab. Ka-bob. Shish Ka-bob. Kedap. Kabab. No matter what you call them, they are great, and there is no better time than a nice, long weekend to make them happen. There is nothing set in stone for making these delightful, colorful, Middle Eastern treats that are often served on a stick. Clean out ...

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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 18:47:01 PDT
Strawberry Shortcake Recipe canida During strawberry season, there's nothing better than strawberry shortcake!  This recipe is quick, easy, and helps fantastic peak-of-summer strawberries look and taste their best.  And remember that fresh, top-quality ingredients are key to a truly memorable strawberry shortcake. Strawberries: ...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 16:56:01 PDT
How To Enjoy A Prickly Pear
How To Enjoy A Prickly Pear - More DIY How To Projects]]> CYNICALifornia It's tuna season again! No, not the fish! The cactus! Tuna is the Spanish word for prickly pear, or cactus fruit. They come in two colors, red and green, are full of seeds, and taste something like a melon.They are also covered in spines. But, with the technique you are about to learn, that won't be...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:43:46 PDT
Apple Swan
Apple Swan - More DIY How To Projects]]> Hiyadudez If you're a lover of apples and swans, or maybe you're having a party and want some interesting snacks to wow your guests, or even just want to have a bit of fun with your food before eating it, then this is the Instructable for you! Tip: This swan works best with fully red apples, which gives the ...
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 16:55:20 PDT
Frozen Mango Strawberry Cocktail
Frozen Mango Strawberry Cocktail - More DIY How To Projects]]> Penolopy Bulnick Mango juice is just delicious!  Now just mix in some Pineapple-Orange juice, strawberry compote, a bit of Rum, and freeze it  and you'll have a refreshing frozen summer drink! *Making this alcholoic is 100% optional!  I actually prefer it without :) Supplies The amount of each you will need will...
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 16:13:05 PDT
How To Make Your Own Organic, Only Fruit Popsicles!!!
How To Make Your Own Organic, Only Fruit Popsicles!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> gymno pro Yum!!! Only fruit Popsicles!!! Supplies You only need a blender, your choice of fruit, a Popsicle molder, Knife to cut the cherry away from the seed to blend, apple slicer to cut the apple  into pieces do not use the seeds or stem in the blender. Blender Put the fruit in the blender, and then ...
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Sat, 27 Jul 2013 06:56:36 PDT
watermelon cake
watermelon cake - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus A watermelon cake is a great way to enjoy dessert this summer. Refreshing and delicious! Homemade, thick whipped cream covers a juicy ripe watermelon, and is adorned with tasty nuts and berries. This no bake cake requires almost no effort and looks fantastic. I made this watermelon cake for StumpCh...
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 16:24:12 PDT
Strawberry Lemonade
Strawberry Lemonade - More DIY How To Projects]]> Penolopy Bulnick Lemonade is a great refreshing summer drink, but what makes it even more amazing is throwing in strawberries!  Here are two ways to whip up a glass this summer, plus you can always freeze it and enjoy a delicious Frozen Strawberry Lemonade treat! *I meant to make this back on the day I made the Ea...
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 13:18:35 PDT
Watermelon Cupcakes This cupcake recipe is perfect for those with a serious sweet tooth. The watermelon frosting especially is not lacking in the sugar department. Described as tasting like watermelon Jolly Ranchers, the flavor is intense and consumption of even just one cupcake will almost surely result in a sugar hig...

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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 04:30:00 PDT
Grapesicles - More DIY How To Projects]]> SanneLaurenssen Little healthy icy sweet treats, sounds good doesn't it? Grapesicles, just a fancy name for frozen grapes actually, come in their own convenient packaging and are ideal to take with you on a picnic or to use as fruity ice cubes  :) Update: 'Grapesicles' is accepted in the frozen treats contes, if ...
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 17:22:59 PDT
Frozen Fruit Salad & Frozen Banana Nutella Skewers - Yummy, Yummy!
Frozen Fruit Salad & Frozen Banana Nutella Skewers - Yummy, Yummy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rhonda Chase Design These little fruit salads are so easy and so delicious! You can make them on the hottest days because there's no cooking. And you can eat them on the hottest days because there's no dripping! Here are the instructions for two kinds. Frozen fresh fruit skewers and frozen banana Nutella skewers. Enjo...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 14:51:07 PDT
Yogurt Filled Watermelon Popsicles
Yogurt Filled Watermelon Popsicles - More DIY How To Projects]]> Blechmen I was searching around Instructables for yogurt filled popsicles and I couldn't find anything! So I decided to make an Instructable of how I would do it. Enjoy. Ingredients 1 chilled watermelon 2 vanilla yogurt cups What I used: Popsicle molds Magic Bullet or blender Knife Cutting board Spoon ...
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 16:13:33 PDT
Cantaloupe Ice Drink
Cantaloupe Ice Drink - More DIY How To Projects]]> Blechmen A nice and refreshing drink from cantaloupe. Drink it with Sprite for a bubbly drink or add some alcohol to it to spice it up. I hope you enjoy! Ingredients 1 cantaloupe, cut into large dice (about 4 cups) 3 cups cold water 2 teaspoons juice  2 teaspoons sugar ice What I used: Knife Magic Bullet...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 16:13:31 PDT
Salty (or not) Watermelon Pops
Salty (or not) Watermelon Pops - More DIY How To Projects]]> bajablue Watermelon is a huge Summertime favorite at our house.  Hubby loves it salted but I prefer my watermelon unsalted.  By popular demand*, these popsicles can be prepared either way. ;-)   They're big on natural flavor, light on your budget (less than 20 cents per serving) and super easy to make. Gra...
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Fri, 20 Jul 2012 10:49:16 PDT
Simple Strawberry Sauce (Macerated Strawberries)
Simple Strawberry Sauce (Macerated Strawberries) - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheProcrastibaker Mmmm strawberries.  One of my favorite parts of this time of year. I like to use my strawberries to create a simple strawberry sauce that can be used on everything from pancakes to pound cake.  It is delicious enough to even be eaten on its own as a sweet summer snack!  A bit of googling told me th...
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Tue, 14 May 2013 11:35:04 PDT
Figs and berries candy rolls and strings
Figs and berries candy rolls and strings - More DIY How To Projects]]> babybayrs I was motivated by Instructables's the Contest Purple for giving bonus points for those who incorporate figs into their project. I immediately checked out what is the fuzz about figs. Sweet, rich in phyto-nutrients, anti-oxidants and vitamins, I'm in! I tried making a few things with figs and decide...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 12:11:17 PDT
How To Make Easy Fruit Candy Decorations
How To Make Easy Fruit Candy Decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> Are you as excited as I am about all the Spring and Summer sweets on the horizon? As the strawberry plants in my garden come to life, I can't help but start to ponder what fruity treats will appear on my favorite blogs and Pinterest in the coming months. Having edible decorations ready at my finger...

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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:40:09 PDT
100 Percent figs and berries roll-ups
100 Percent figs and berries roll-ups - More DIY How To Projects]]> babybayrs Hello, Please vote this Instructables for the Contest Purple if you like it. Your support will encourage and inspire me to come up more sweet and healthy ideas and goodies to share with you. This roll up is sweet, super easy to make, made of 100 percent pure fruits. Ingrdients are readily available...
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Thu, 25 Apr 2013 23:12:11 PDT
Grape Gumdrops
Grape Gumdrops - More DIY How To Projects]]> rachaelwhitaker Gumdrops made with real fruit juice, not nasty artificial flavors or gelatin! 3/4 cup grape juice 1.75 ounce box powdered fruit pectin 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup sugar 1 cup light corn syrup extra sugar for coating blue food coloring (optional) candy thermometer (optional, but recommended) Th...
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 19:11:22 PDT
plum cobbler jessyratfink This is a plum version of my easy fruit cobbler. Plums are one of the best candidates for cobbler because they tend to be a little tart and underripe when you find them at the grocery. :) I found some pretty black plums last time I was shopping and decided I had a hankering for cobbler. For the pl...
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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 16:58:39 PDT
Fruit Juice Quick Bread With Toasted Peanut Butter Crust
Fruit Juice Quick Bread With Toasted Peanut Butter Crust - More DIY How To Projects]]> technoplastique This bread is sort of a sophisticated peanut butter and jelly sandwich that you definitely won't want to cut the crust off of. It gets along great with all kinds of different fruit juices and blended up fruits, and doesn't use a lot of white sugar because of that fruit flavor. The bread shown is mad...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 22:19:34 PST
Sour Watermelon Chips mygibzone I was trying to think of a semi-healthy Valentine snack for my kids to enjoy, since I knew the rest of their day would be filled with cakes, cookies, chocolates, & an assortment of candies. I decided I would cut out some fun heart shaped slices of watermelon. Then I began to have flashes of sticky, ...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 12:58:56 PST
Mostachon - More DIY How To Projects]]> FernieEirk Mostachon is a Mexican dessert dish that I learned to make from my Tia Telma. It is a simple refreshing fruit cake that can please any crowd. I have seen a lot of other variations online that make it with a bunch of other ingredients that you don't need. Here is a much simpler and tastier version to...
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 23:37:37 PST
Octopizza Pie: Gruesome and Delicious
Octopizza Pie: Gruesome and Delicious - More DIY How To Projects]]> donedirtcheap We eat a lot of pizza. Usually that means we take a blank canvas of soft dough and apply our favorite colors -basil, tomato, cheese, meats, veggies- then cut it into triangl-y pieces and eat the pointy ends first. But what if, this time, we changed neither the canvas nor the paints but the whole app...
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Mon, 21 Jan 2013 22:09:38 PST