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 crudités 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 )