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Shrunken Heads

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Moahahahaha!!! Last year Martin and Wille did their rendition of Martha’s shrunken apple heads using potatoes.

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They carved them into different scary looking old men and an evil cat. I love how they look like those rocks on Easter Island.

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They were dried in the oven at low temperature for quite a few hours (apples are probably quicker and according to Martha’s method no oven is necessary) until they shrunk. I can’t remember exactly how long so you’ll have to experiment. (Man, that oven door is filthy, btw!)

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After we got them out of the oven we mounted the heads onto wooden skewers and they continued to shrink after that and really stuck to the skewers. I think I still have a few of them (Not all made it; one scary looking Easter dude lost his chin. RIP.) in our Halloween box.  Moahahaha!

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