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mgm78 February 13th, 2013 05:05 AM

Valentine's Day?
Anything special planned? any special meals? I am thinking about making DD some heart shaped, pink, pancakes tomorrow with the natural food coloring. Though she does not always eat pancakes! LOL. Maybe some heart shaped carrots in her lunch box too?

miamor February 13th, 2013 09:49 AM

Re: Valentine's Day?
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look how cute these are!

also, can you tell me where you get natural dyes? can you use them for icings? brand please? thanks!

we talked about going to our favorite japanese place for udon and veggie tofu..i LOVE the tempura rolls. so good.
carlos loves the udon and the tamago and it's nice to see him eating.

mgm78 February 13th, 2013 03:02 PM

Re: Valentine's Day?
oooh those look so cute!

this is what a friend got me at whole foods and it was great and i used it for DD's bday. THe colors are muted, but will color the icing.

Amazon.com: India Tree Natural Decorating Colours: Kitchen & Dining

The ones i get at the local store are a different brand.

Red 100% Natural Food Coloring

i think the first ones are bettr, but 10000x's more $$.

miamor February 15th, 2013 10:15 AM

Re: Valentine's Day?

hm.i'll have to buy some and try them out. i want to make carlos a thomas the train themed cake this year and i wanted to use natural dyes.
his birthday falls on easter too so i might do some easter stuff on the cake.

mgm78 February 15th, 2013 02:50 PM

Re: Valentine's Day?
here is Zoe's cake from her bday with the natural food coloring


miamor February 15th, 2013 02:59 PM

Re: Valentine's Day?
cute! and thomas!!

thanks for the pic. i'll check out the dyes.

mgm78 February 16th, 2013 05:03 AM

Re: Valentine's Day?
those were the dyes from whole foods. we did Xmas cookies with the other ones and they may have been a little darker. I would experiment!

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