Tomato tulips w/ green onion stems. Pretty salad or appetizer idea. Cut tomatoes as shown, scoop out pulp and seeds, then fill with your favorite herbed cream cheese, cottage cheese, or a creamy salad mixture. Add green onions as "stems.
braided pie crust is a martha stewart favorite and an easy, eye-catching finishing touch. cut long, thick strips of dough and braid them together. brush the edge of the crust or the bottom of the braids with water, then secure.