Friday, March 4, 2011

Croque Madame et Monsieur

I'm back from my mini vacation.....and I feel like death warmed over! I've been busy playing catch-up and  staying up until 4 am. A wonderful customer of mine asked for a Croque Madame (with salad) and two bowls of French OnionSoup. I had lots of fun making them ( love working with "melted cheese" ;-)). These are other variations I made though, with fries.

19 comments:

  1. Ooooh a vacation! I hope you had a wonderful time.

    This piece is just spectacular! it is so real I can't believe it.

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  2. God, I LOVE that melted cheese and how real it looks!!! So do the fries!!! Welcome back from your mini break!!! Great comeback!!!

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  3. Just like the ones we had in Paris....they look fabulous....even makes me a little hungry!!
    Welcome back!

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  4. Ok, seriously folks, these are some hot looking fries!! I told Keaver earlier, I think these are flawless pieces. I can usually find fault in things, but I could not here. And btw, if Keaver is hung over from her trip, blame me. I am the one who kept her from napping most the time. Bad Lancey!!

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  5. Kiva, the quality of your works is astonishing, they are more real than real.Keep having fun. Minihugs Rosanna

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  6. Kiva,it looks so delicious,I'm really getting hungry by this!Jeannette

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  7. Everything is awesome (the usual!), but I'm flipping out over the cheese and egg!!! Hoping you can squeeze in some shut-eye. Hurry up, April! :)

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  8. Hi Kiva
    Your work is perfect and amazing as always!

    Stop by my blog and participate in my gift of a doll, before March 30.

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  9. Oooh they look so real, it is just lunch time here, guess what, I am hungry!!:)

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  10. Oh yum! I love Croque Monsieur, practically survived on them when I lived France. Those look great, the detail is amazing. Would love to see your French Onion Soup, too, another of my favorites!

    - Grace

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  11. Hi Kiva! Sooo NICE to see You back! :)

    And those new plates with toast and fries are So Gorgeous! ... water in my mouth.. !

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  12. Para visitar tu blog hay que venir despues de comer, sino corres hacia la nevera para buscar como hacer tu fantastico menu.
    Te ha quedado REAL!!!!!
    besitos ascension

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  13. Oh this melted cheese -WOW! I love to eat it so you just made me hungry;D

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  14. Kiva, quite extraordinary ~ looks crunchy, melty, and tasty, very realistic!

    Regards,
    Pamela ~

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  15. Hey, thanks guys!! So happy you like the melted cheese work, lol!! No more hard clay (my usual)for making melted cheese. I went with the soft stuff, so as not to break my wrist this time ;-).

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  16. Linda and Grace, I had them in Paris too!! I'm not a huge ham eater, but I love them!!


    Catherine, I had a great time!! Lance has ALOT of energy, and I've never walked so much in my entire life! I even hit the beach with him one day, something I haven't done in AGES (fear of leathery skin). I was bad- I coated myself in tanning oil :-/.

    Thanks Patty!! I feel like I've been ignoring my blog for too long!!

    Thank you, M.Narbon! Wow, what fabulous dolls you make!!! The costuming is astonishing, too!!

    Hey Emma!! Thank you!! I love French food, too ;-)!!

    Alison, it's only four weeks away!! FREAK OUT!!!

    Awww, Rosana, Kikka, Jeannette, Ascension, Ewa, and Pamela!! So SWEET!!!!!! I need to catch up with everyone's blogs!! I am going to try- after I finish ONE more fish!!!!

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  17. You ain't seen nothing yet baby. Wait till I get you on the tennis courts someday, hehe...

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  18. They are simply perfect.
    Geneviève

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  19. Hi Kiva!
    I just read about the terrible new in Japa, about the Tsunami it causes...
    I really hope with all my heart that You are Fine (in Hawaii)!
    Minihugs
    Kikka

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