Halloween Brain Dip Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 5)
Reviewed: Jan. 16, 2009
Did not work for me, cauliflower fell apart even after I tried to use toothpicks. Ended up arranging the florets on the platter around the guac, and people ate them :) Good idea but didn't work for us
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Reviewed: Dec. 18, 2008
I made this for my Halloween party this year and it was a big hit! I didn't think people would understand that it is supposed to be a brain but they totally got it! I bought pre made guacamole to make it even easier. If you're careful with the cauliflower it won't fall apart. And a little bit of water on you're fingers helps the fruit veins stick when you're putting them on. LOVED IT!!
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Reviewed: Oct. 31, 2008
This was horrible. "might" need toothpicks? My cauliflower heads are medium size, and to get an opening big enough for one avocado's worth of guacamole, I cut out enough and it's falling apart. Plus, I cant get the fruit stuff to stick. This is NOT easy. Do not do this unless you have at least an hour to figure out how to do it, and a lot of skill with toothpicks. This has to go off my menu.
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Reviewed: Oct. 30, 2007
I just love this presentation! I'm planning to bring curried cauliflower to the office Halloween potluck (steamed cauliflower "brain" smothered in Trader Joe's Bombay Curry simmer sauce). I ususually mix raisins in the sauce to give it a little sweet complement. However the fruit leather "veins" will work even better. Thanks for the idea!
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Reviewed: Oct. 30, 2007
I brought this dish to a Halloween party and it was a big hit! Only one note: I used the little packages of fruit leather found at the store and had a hard time getting them to stay (they weren't quite long enough). I would recommend using larger packages or something like Fruit by the Foot.
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Reviewed: Oct. 27, 2007
Awesome idea! It was so easy to prepare, especially because I cheated and used store bought guacamole. I used Fruit by the Foot brand fruit leather, because they carry a flavor called Berry Ty-Dye which is a mix of blues and reds. Thanks for this cute idea!
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