Watermelon Brain Question
I'm in charge of bringing fruit snacks for my son's 3rd grade Halloween party. I'm going to carve a watermelon to look like a brain (http://spoonful.com/recipes/melon-brain) and I'm also going to hollow out oranges, draw on a jack o' lantern face and then stuff with fruit salad.
My question is -- what do you think I can do tonight? I'd rather not have to rush to try to get it done tomorrow morning. (The party is at 1, but I have other commitments with my younger child in the morning.)
Thanks for your advice! And I'd love any other ideas for fruit-Halloween snacks! (I haven't figured out a good way to make grape eyeballs -- would love your ideas.)
as long as you have space in the fridge to stash it overnight, you can carve it now. just wrap it well in plastic, or put it in a large covered glass bowl.
for the grapes, if you peel them you'll achieve a disturbingly realistic eyeball texture. if you want to decorate them, just use a little black food coloring for the pupil...and maybe even some red for that veined look.