Biodegradable Serving Bowls And Utensils

Marie Claire Maison has a little spread with ideas for edible and biodegradable containers for your next picnic, like these fruit salad cups served in hollowed-out melon halves, with rosemary, bay leaf and cinnamon stick spears instead of forks...

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Or these little lettuce leaf cups for crudit├ęs and dip that can be digested instead of tossed. I'm not sure how you would transport them but the idea could work for home dining -- at least you'll save water from not having to wash up.

Any other clever edible serving ideas from the group?

Marie Claire Maison

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- Kristin Hohenadel blogging from rue Vieille du Temple, Paris, France. She can be reached at kristin @ apartmenttherapy . com

(Images: Marie Claire Maison )