OK, so today's topic is Edible Arrangements.
Granted, whoever thought these up is a marketing genius, a wizard!
But really. Really? Could this be any grosser?
First, they have to chop, slice, pare, julienne, shape, carve, notch, and skewer all your fruit by hand. Then they have to carefully, oh so carefully, arrange each and every individual piece into a bouquet, also by hand.
Now. By gloved hand or bare hand, one will never know.
And then, once you receive one such Edible Arrangement, what are you to do? Do you leave it out on the
Your other option, I suppose, is to stick it in the refrigerator. But some of these beasts wouldn't even fit. The ones that do--do they just sit there, weeping cantaloupe juice? Strawberries turning to mush? Do you take nibbles off it for a week? Do you cover it in Saran Wrap? And if so, what is the point? It would be as if you received a beautiful arrangement of purple orchids and then shoved them in a drawer.
Edible Arrangements. Totally gross, or rad?