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Topic: Hanukah Gift for my Parents - Gefilte Fish Platter (complete w/ photos)  (Read 3663 times)
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« on: December 10, 2006 12:17:18 PM »

I had no idea what to do for my parents for a Hanukkah gift. I ordered the book Judaikitsch on a whim, and it was full of hilarious ideas. I saw the gefilte fish platter (pg 106), and had to make it, so I dragged my boyfriend to a paint-your-own pottery place. I picked out a plate, while he painted a psychedelic design on a picture frame for his mom. Here's the finished product:

I guess you kinda have to be Jewish to get it, but gefilte fish is kinda like a fish meatloaf often served at Jewish holiday dinners. So this is a serving platter for it. The Latin text is just imaginary, and the fish has a kippah (beanie) and pais (curls that little religious jewish kids often have).
I think the irony is very much in the Craftster spirit Smiley and I highly recommend the book. Some of the projects you probably would never make, but it's a nice alternative to all the Christmas craft stuff out there.
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That's totally awesome! I love it!
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« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2006 04:26:06 PM »

That is an awesome plate!  Grin I am going to have to order the book.

Thanks for the tip, and I am sure your parents will love the plate.
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« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2006 09:07:41 PM »

I ordered the book, and got it today. It is so completely AWESOME!!! I cannot wait to use some of the ideas, recipes and such.
Thank you again fairysari for the lead on the book! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2006 08:05:14 AM »

Glad you like it. But thank Craftster, that's how I heard of it too Smiley.
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« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2006 03:11:41 AM »

I love this! Well done!


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« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2007 07:53:08 PM »

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Had to show you my platter which is the result of your original post:



He turned out great! Thank you for the inspiration.  Grin
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