Penguin hors d’oerves

photo by Ballard Avenue

They're protecting the little ones in the center of the plate.

How to make penguins: Cut a wedge out of a jumbo olive. Stuff the olive with cream cheese. Carve a small slit in a small olive. Cut a slice off a carrot, then cut a pie slice out of the disk. Thread a toothpick through the small olive, then through the larger, then into the carrot disk. Wedge the carrot slice into the slot to make the penguin's beak. And now the success of the party is assured...