Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Dia de los Muertos

Happy Day of the Dead! 

Today was the release date of Amy Sedaris' new book, Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People.

It is laugh out loud funny and actually has some worth while craft ideas. Staying with the Day of the Dead theme, Amy has a simple recipe for Mexican Sugar Skulls.

You will need:
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon meringue powder
1 teaspoon water
plastic skull molds (each one takes 1/2 cup sugar)
sequins, colored frosting

Mix together sugar, meringue powder, and water with your hands until it feels like damp sand. Pack into molds, carefully turn out onto a flat surface and let harden 24 hours before decorating. Enjoy!

 Image from thecraftychica.blogspot.com

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