Well, actually mushrooms out of tangerines.
While flipping through my big binder of newspaper and magazine clippings for a recipes I wanted to make for Christmas morning, I stumbled on this one I had saved from Family Fun magazine:
I had a few Cuties in the fridge so I thought I would make them up for a centerpiece. I halved the tangerine, removed the fruit and added that to my cranberry sauce, cut little lines on the top and threw them in a warm oven to speed up the drying. In the morning I dug out the tea lights from the closet and tried to assemble them. The tangerines were small and the tea lights were big. The peel didn’t even come close to fitting around the light. They looked like this: