If the pressure to impress guests with culinary wizardry gives you performance anxiety, you're not alone. Retire that apron, and whip up a jaw-dropping centerpiece that doesn't require cooking or flower-arranging skills. The trick? Tropical fruit.
What You'll Need: A cake stand, ferns from a grocery store bouquet (yeah, we said it), a mix of larger wow-factor fruits like papaya and watermelon and smaller no-slice fruits like berries, apricots, grapes, and figs.
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