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Feast From The Emerald Isle
The land of lucky charms and leprechauns boasts an array of delicious fish, lamb and potato dishes

MARCH 1985
by Mary Eccher
Tools and Materials
Catalyst and resin
Small bits of Fimo - (champagne,
rosewood and transparent tinted slightly with leaf green)
Parsley flakes crumpled to powder
Yellow transparent dye
Paper cup, toothpicks and
X-Acto knife
White glass stain
Miniature soup tureen & soup bowls
    Roll very thin snake of mentioned Fimo colors (about the diameter of a pencil lead).  Bake in oven at 150 to 200 degrees for 10 minutes, remove and let cool.  Chop Fimo snakes into very fine pieces with X-Acto knife.  Pour small amount of resin into paper cup.  Add a touch of yellow transparent dye and stir.  Add catalyst and stir thoroughly with stirring stick.  Carefully pour catalyzed resin into miniature soup tureen and soup bowls until each is 3/4 full.  Sprinkle Fimo pieces into soup.  Stir gently with tip of toothpick.  Sprinkle on powdered parsley flakes.  Let harden undisturbed for at least four hours.     
For detailed modeling compound instructions, please read the following articles
in "Mary's Menus":
1)  All About Polymer Clays                                         2)  All About Resins
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