- 1 pear, fresh
- 1 honeydew melon
- 1 cup cheese, cubed
- 1 red bell pepper
- 2 raisins
- 1 cup grapes
1. Stabilize the melon body by cutting a shallow slice off the rind to form a flat base. Using a section of bamboo skewer, attach a pear head to the melon to form the head and body.
2. Cut a cheese triangle beak and red pepper snood. Attach both, along with raisin eyes, to the head with sections of toothpicks.
3. Cut red pepper feet and set them in place. For tail feathers, skewer cheese cubes and red grapes, then insert skewers in the back of the melon to form feathers.
4. Pin pepper side feathers in place with toothpicks.
Make extra skewers with cheese and grapes in order to use the centerpiece for a few days.
"Our Thanksgiving table will have a new centerpiece made by our children."
Fat: 3 g
Cholesterol: 10 mg
Sodium: 260 mg
Carbohydrate: 13 g
Dietary fiber: 1 g
Protein: 5 g