Halloween Recipes, Tips & Videos
Halloween Appetizer Recipes
Use hard boiled eggs to make these creepy eyeballs!
Red food coloring
Boil eggs and when they are done, crack them but do not peel them. Put them in a bowl of water with red food coloring. Leave in bowl for 1 hour. Peel eggs and they should look all bloodshot". Cut them in half (shortwise). Set them down on the cut side so you are looking at the rounded side. Set one sliced olive on top and that is the pupil of the "eyeball".
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Halloween Drink Recipes
An adult beverage for Halloween with a whole lot of "punch"!
1 gallon fruit punch
1/2 gallon pineapple juice
1/2 gallon ginger ale
3 pints vodka
Combine ingredients and enjoy!
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Halloween Main Dish Recipes
This thick chili has an ominous look that will fill up all your ghouls before they go out Trick-or-Treating.
2 C. chopped onions
1 chopped green bell pepper
1 Tbs. minced garlic
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. paprika
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1/2 tsp. dried oregano
1/4 tsp. ground red pepper
2 Tbs. flour
2 1/2 C. water
1/3 C. tomato paste
2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed
1 can black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed.
1 1/2 lb. top sirloin steak, cut into 1-2 inch strips
Salt and pepper to taste
Chopped Green Onions
Spray large soup pot with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add onions and pepper. Cook 5-10 minutes, until vegetables are softened. Stir in garlic, salt, paprika, cumin, oregano, red pepper and flour. Cook stirring for 1 minute or until vegetables are well coated. Stir in water. Add tomato paste and stir until blended. Add black beans and black-eyed peas. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes – stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, spray frying pan with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add sirloin steak. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and cook until browned. Add meat to chili and simmer until served. Serve with tortilla chips and toppings.
Yield: 8 cups
From: Chef Cydney Neil, Rocky Point Haunted House
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Halloween Dessert Recipes
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating after each addition. Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full and bake in 350-degree oven for 25 minutes. Let cool.
In a large mixing bowl, combine all three ingredients and mix well. Cut the center chunk out of each cupcake and set aside. Fill cavity in cupcake with a large dollop of frosting. In the front of the cavity, stand a gummy eyeball. Decorate with halloween sprinkles and colored sugar. Cover leftovers loosely and refrigerate.
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Halloween Snack Recipes
These fun treats are very festive without being scary. Children can decorate the ghost's faces to make them personal.
1/3 C. butter
6 C. miniature marshmallows
1 tsp. vanilla
8 C. crispy rice cereal
2 oz. semisweet chocolate, chopped
1 C. granulated sugar
3 Tbs. water
1 egg white
Pinch cream of tartar
1/2 tsp. vanilla
In saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; stir in marshmallows until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Scrape into large bowl; stir in cereal until coated. Set bowl over saucepan of boiling water. Using rubber gloves, shape cereal mixture into 4-inch long ghost shapes. Let stand for about 30 minutes or until firm.
To make icing, in top of double boiler over boiling water, combine sugar, water, egg white, cream of tartar and salt. With electric mixer, beat at high speed for 7 minutes or until stiff glossy peaks form. Fold in vanilla. Spread ghosts with Pallor Icing ; let stand for about 30 minutes or until set. In top of double boiler over hot (not boiling) water, melt chocolate; pipe onto ghosts to make faces.
Ghosts can be refrigerated in airtight container for up to 3 days. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until thickened. Decorate the ghosts by drawing faces with chocolate, or use candies and licorice strings.
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Halloween Treat Recipes
This is a fun, seasonal recipe that the whole family can enjoy! If they are old enough to be careful, let the kids help dip the apples into the coating.
1 1/2 C. sugar
2 tsp. vinegar
1 package cherry Kool-aid
Mix sugar, vinegar and water. Boil until mixture reaches 300-degrees; cool. Stir in Kool-Aid. Put apples on sticks and dip into mixture quickly. 10 Servings.
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Halloween Recipe Videos, Hints & Tips
Learn how to add blood vessels to eye balls for Halloween party food in this free Halloween how-to video.This is replaced by the Flash content.