Cucamelon: a Grape Size Watermelon Looking Cucumber

When I first saw cucamelon (Melothria scabra), I actually thought it was another generic-changing food. Forgive my ignorance, this grape-size mini cucumber is actually native to Mexico and Central America. Although its watermelon looking, it tastes more like a cucumber than a melon and has a slightly sour tang that’s akin to a pickle. Maybe due to its miniature size, it also has an adorable name – mouse melon.

If you are those ones have green thumbs, you can even plant them at home. They sprout on a vine and blossom easily. Sounds interesting? Get your seeds on amazon.

Cucamelon: a Grape Size Watermelon Looking Cucumber
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Monster Cookies and Baked Demons by Christine H McConnell

Los Angeles based Christine H McConnell is a multi-talented person. Besides artist, photographer, model, stylist, she is also an excellent baker. She creates terrifying yet delicious pastries, confections and cakes that look like monsters, spiders, snake and even Facehugger. All the pieces are glued together using delicious caramel and other sticky goodies, keeping the pieces 100% edible. Take a look at these terrfic creaations! Not sure who would like to eat them.

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Monster Cookies and Baked Demons by Christine H McConnell
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Sweet Lover? How About Insect Candy?

I guess even the sweetest tooth might find these confections easy to resist. From worm lollipops to chocolate-dipped scorpions these bizarre concoctions could be from the dark mind of a twisted witch.

Californian based candy creators HOTLIX have been making people cringe with delight with their outrageous confections for over 25 years. Their first insect candy was a tequila flavored lollipop with a worm in it back in 1982.

Sweet Lover? How About Insect Candy?

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