These are so much fun! I atually make them over the bon fire. Same sort of idea without the boiling part. I cut them the same, then poke a long stick through the "head" part. The legs still curl up. My kids love them!
I've been wanting to try this for a while. My daughter isnt' yet 3 so I wasn't sure if she would like it. I made one cut on the first side but two on the 2nd side. (it was a larger sized dog). That way I got 6 legs which looked pretty realistic. She ate it all as well as the plain noodles that I served smothered in ketchup.
I actually have this recipe in a kid's cookbook my MIL bought. Only difference is that it suggested using ramen noodles as an "ocean" and making a mustard face on the octopus.
These are just completely adorable!
I seen this in a magazine, they made a bunch of them and placed them on spaghetti noodles that were cooked in green water to turn then green and they used mustard to draw a face on them SO CUTE, especially for the birthday party idea!
I read another review about a 19 yr old male who loved these. I do these and set them up on a bed of mac and cheese with little fish crackers. Dab dots for eyes and a line for the mouth. My kids think they are wonderful!! They chow it!
Woah, this was fun to make for my younger brother for whom I have been playing momma since the last few days. He laughed and ate 'em all. Thank you so much for the creative idea! BTW, my bro is 19 and if he loved these, I'm sure everyone will:) Thanks again for the fun idea!
I remember being mother to four younger siblings while mamma was away at her "canning-factory" job. Anyone with younger siblings knows how difficult it was to be a "parent" at age 10. Imagination was key in the preparation of gourmet meals, hot dogs, nothwithstanding...where were you, winkki, when creativity failed me?
So cute and easy! We enjoyed this for lunch over mac & cheese! Thank you so much for the great idea!
My 2 year old son's face lit up when he saw his plate. "What's that?" I asked. And he knew right away it was an octopus. Simple and fun.