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Edible Metallic Spraypaint

Enhancing culinary shinyness
 
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You know how you get those little round cake decoration thingies that look (and taste) like ball-bearings? Well how about if you could make *all* your meals appear so rich, enticing and gleaming!

All you need is a can of, errr, whatever great brand name this stuff has, and Bob's yer uncle! Simply spray your cooked meal with one of the many available metal effect colours and your dreams of golden eggs, a gorgeous silver trout or a perfectly bronzed turkey are realized...

Different sprays could be combined for more dramatic effects, or you could use a verdigris/copper combo for that well-aged look (maybe on a nice hearty steak).

evolent, Feb 21 2004

Almond and Heart Dragees http://www.weddingf...u.co.uk/dragees.htm
They contain real silver. [ConsultingDetective, Oct 21 2004]

Round Dragees http://www.foodsubs.com/Candy.html
Traditional round ones. [ConsultingDetective, Oct 21 2004]

Argyria http://together.net/~rjstan/rose1.html
Results of taking colloidal silver, which is a silver salt that can result in gray skin. [ConsultingDetective, Oct 21 2004]

Grinch that stole dragees http://www.nwcn.com...llsSW.cff4d442.html
I'm uncertain if eating sugared silver would have the same effect as silver salts, but a California lawyer was trying to have dragees banned. [ConsultingDetective, Oct 21 2004]

Something veeery similar http://sugarcraft.c...coloring/canned.htm
No hard candy coating, but it *is* a food coloring spray and it *does* come in silver and gold [ConsultingDetective, Oct 21 2004]

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       This would be really cool...in small doses...once in a while. [links]
ConsultingDetective, Feb 21 2004
  

       Finally! I knew that if I kept eating Lucky Charms long enough, I'd eventually find that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. *wink wink*
tchaikovsky, Feb 28 2004
  
      
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