Posted in October 2011

Halloween Food Day 13: Pumpkin Butter

Halloween Food Day 13: Pumpkin Butter

I know this post is a day late.  I wasn’t feeling well last night, so I never got around to posting it.  I’ll catch up today by posting a recipe for pumpkin seeds a little later. Pumpkin butter is such a nice treat in the fall, but it is often loaded with sugar.  I wanted … Continue reading

Halloween Food Day 11: Mummy Melts

Halloween Food Day 11: Mummy Melts

Today I am home my myself cooking, cleaning, and doing some writing.  I decided on an old favorite when I took a break for lunch: Tuna Melts.  I love how quick and easy they are to put together.  Plus, they aren’t too high in fat since I make them with olive oil mayo instead of … Continue reading

Halloween Food Day 9: Black Cat Cocktail

Halloween Food Day 9: Black Cat Cocktail

Wade is playing Dungeons and Dragons tonight, so it’s just me and my Desperate Housewives.  Yay!  I love nights alone to watch girly things and paint my nails or whatnot.  And of course a classy cocktail makes the evening even better.  I googled Halloween cocktails and found this recipe for a black cat that sounded … Continue reading

Halloween Food Day 8: Play Dough

Halloween Food Day 8: Play Dough

Our refrigerator has been filling up with all of the Halloween cooking that I’ve been doing.  Since I will be seeing my nephew tomorrow, I thought it would be nice to make something for him.  The addition of vanilla extract gives it a faint scent of cookies. Play Dough Adapted slightly from A Year of … Continue reading

Halloween Food Day 6: Deviled Monster Eyes

Halloween Food Day 6: Deviled Monster Eyes

Today’s post is more of a method than a real recipe, since everyone seems to have their own favorite recipe for making deviled eggs. Boil the desired number of eggs and make the filling from any recipe you use and add some green or blue food coloring. I read an article somewhere once that said … Continue reading

Halloween Food Day 3: Owl Cheese Ball with Crackers

Halloween Food Day 3: Owl Cheese Ball with Crackers

Cheese balls are my Mom’s specialty.  She makes them in all different flavors like taco, pineapple with sunflowers and green olive and bacon.  She also has made a variety of shapes over the years such as Christmas trees, reindeer, and jack-o-lanterns.  This is my addition into the mix of family cheese balls. I got the … Continue reading

Halloween Food Day 1: Pumpkin Pie Biscotti

Pumpkin pie is one of the first things that comes to mind when thinking about fall food, though I think of it as an exclusively Thanksgiving sort of treat.  Pumpkin biscotti, on the other hand, is a nice intro into all the tasty treats that fall has to offer.  It’s good dunked in coffee for … Continue reading