Sunday, July 19, 2015
(round the edges with a knife after cooling)
Lemon frosting: http://veggieaimee.blogspot.com/2015/04/lemon-cream-cheese-icing.html
(use yellow food coloring to darken the color)
Google straps: store bought chocolate icing in tube
Pants: store bought blue cookie icing in tube
Buttons: Hershey's kisses
Glasses: mold tootsie rolls into a circle & dredge in silver sprinkles
Eye: peppermint patty with white icing on top; eyeball: malt ball
Hair/mouth: black shoestring licorice
12 pickling cucumbers, washed & quartered into spears
3 3/4 cups water
1 1/4 cup vinegar
2 TB canning salt
1 TB sugar
4 sprigs fresh dill
2 tsp dill seed
4 whole cloves garlic, peeled (optional)
1. Place water, vinegar, salt, & sugar in saucepan; bring to boil, remove from heat, & let cool.
2. Divide spears into 2 large canning jars with fresh dill & garlic. Pour cooled liquid evening between the jars; add 1 tsp dill seed to each.
3. Store in refrigerator for 4 days, then enjoy!