Goose PB&J

Sunday, May 25, 2014

For Carl's lunch, I was inspired by the geese we see constantly around our house. There is a nearby lake that the geese flock to so they fly over our house often.  My husband has been working with Carl to get him to honk when he sees them. 

Carl's favorite lunch is PB&J with watermelon. Aside from being Carl's favorite food, it's the perfect meal to style into an adorable animal! 




The Goose PB&J Directions

Ingredients
  • PB&J on a deli thin
  • Watermelon
  • Raisin 
Directions
  1. Cut an oval shape body for the goose.
  2. With the remaining bread, cut out a wing (I used the curve from the previous cut to my advantage. All I needed to do was to cut the remaining chunk almost in half to make the wing )
  3. From the remaining piece, cut a long curved neck. 
  4. Cut a small triangular beak. 
  5. There will be some remaining sandwich left. I just gave that to Carl with his meal. 
  6. Cut a thin slice of watermelon. 
  7. Cut 2 long rectangles for legs.
  8. Cut 2 feet similar to a triangle (to make them appear webbed).
  9. Cut a round head.
  10. Now it's time to assemble. Place the 1 rectangle for the leg in the center bottom of the plate.
  11. Place the second leg to the right of that leg, slightly spaced out. 
  12. Place the rectangular body in the middle/right, overlapping the watermelon slightly. 
  13. Add the wing on top, letting it hang over the main sandwich just a little bit to the right.  
  14. Put on the neck, head, beak, and feet.
  15. Cut the raisin in half. Place as an eye. 
  16. Done! 

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