This Thanksgiving, have your centerpiece and eat it, too. Edible Arrangements, a national chain of stores and an online store that creates hand-sculpted fresh-fruit "bouquets," offers The Fruit Festival for Thanksgiving. An elegant container holds strawberries, grapes, honeydew, cantaloupe, orange wedges and pineapple daisies. Options include adding fruits dipped in chocolate.
The stores also offer other holiday arrangements, including the Holiday Delicious Celebration, filled with pineapples sculpted in the Star of David. Arrangements also can be personalized with teddy bears and balloons. Delivery is available. $45-$200. In Modesto, Edible Arrangements is at 3020 Floyd Ave., 551-6800. To find other locations, visit www.ediblearrangements.com or call toll free 1-877-363-7848.