Thank you to all of you lovely readers who are still putting up with Halloween posts from me… I’m currently working on a ton of fall goodies for future posts. But, I wanted to cover our Halloween party before flying into the rest of Fall.
I really enjoy food. I enjoy making food. I enjoy buying food. And, I certainly enjoy EATING food.
The “Frog Pate” was actually a mixture of spinach, cream cheese and red pepper flakes dished into phyllo dough cups. These did not last long!
I got the idea for Sinister Salsa from Martha… but, I threw my own spin on it by throwing together diced avocado (3) with 1 can of rotel and 1 can of black beans. It was chunky, spicy, and delish!
Kidney stones have always been a hit and probably the simplest thing I put out…
Ikea meatballs served with their lingonberry sauce!
I tried to let everyone enjoy their veggies as well so I created a “Creepy Crudite” platter in a large caldron. If you can’t tell I was going for a creepy green, white and yellow color scheme. I thought it looked vaguely eery while still allowing me some fun veggies. I served with a simple spinach dip.
Halloween is all about the candy, right? I usually make one or two treats and then buy a bunch of candy that people can take home and then I end up with a ton of leftover candy. This year I thought it would be nice to make all of the sweets and see if we had as much left over…
and, thankfully, most of it was taken!
“To the Grave Cupcakes” were chocolate cupcakes with a fudge frosting covered in cookie crumbs to look like dirt. Each cupcake had a tiny shortbread grave and a gummy worm sticking out of it.
I tried my hand at making caramels for the first time and I think they came out pretty tasty!