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Pumpkin Carving 101 Video

Pumpkin Carving 101 Video

24/10/2013

Pumpkin Carving 101 Video If you wish your Halloween Jack O'Lanterns were a bit better executed or scary, you might find this video helpful. It has been put together by a craft shop called Paisley Door and has some great ideas. It covers carving, painting and drilling different cool patterns and shapes, how to make your pumpkin last longer too. Happy carving! ...

Pumpkin Hummus

Pumpkin Hummus

24/10/2013

Pumpkin Hummus This is a great way to use some of your roasted pumpkin flesh after you carve your pumpkin. We found it on DomesticFits blog and it's very simple to make. Add pumpkin flesh to a hummus recipe and you can use it as a delicious dip! She also suggests that you can use it as a sandwich filling or thin it down for a salad dressing. Clever! You can find the recipe here. ...

Pumpkin Pie-sicles

Pumpkin Pie-sicles

24/10/2013

Pumpkin Pie-sicles Here's a strange and fun recipe to get children to try a squash! This recipe from Spoonful, uses pureed butternut squash (or pumpkin) and a little sugar and cream to make a frozen lolly which tastes like pumpkin pie filling. This is a sweet treat, not an everyday healthy recipe, but it is easy for children to make with you and might tempt them to try something new. Why not try it for Halloween? UK readers or anyone else who can't get ...

Frankenstein's Monster Krispie Treat Lollies

Frankenstein's Monster Krispie Treat Lollies

14/02/2013

Frankenstein's Monster Krispie Treat Lollies This is a fun idea for a Frankenstein's monster lollipop we found at Snackpicks. The recipe uses a Kelloggs Rice Krispie Treat (TM) bar as the main part. Of course if you can't get hold of them, you could use any pale cake bar, or make your own bar using crispies and white chocolate, but the bars make it much easier. For UK readers the ears are made from Apple Jack cereal, which we can't get here, but you...

Spooky White Ghost Pizzas

Spooky White Ghost Pizzas

14/02/2013

Spooky White Ghost Pizzas This is a great idea for Halloween pizzas we found at Food Network. The pizza dough is pulled in to ghostly shapes and then a cheesy sauce is used to keep them pale. The site uses pre-made pizza dough but you can of course make your own, I always make mine in a bread machine. You can find the recipe here. ...

Spooky Soup

Spooky Soup

26/10/2012

Spooky Soup This spooky take on a classic soup is perfect for Halloween and kids will love creating their own scary faces in the soup. We found it on the practical and friendly Crumbs blog. We love this idea because the authors provide a delicious recipe for a butternut squash soup but also give brilliant suggestions for two spooky toppings (this pumpkin face one and a spooky ghost one) which could be put onto any other suitably coloured soups. ...

Halloween Eyeball Pasta

Halloween Eyeball Pasta

16/10/2012

Halloween Eyeball Pasta This is a spooky but tasty pasta dish to get kids in the mood for Halloween. We found it on the BBC Good Food website. We like it because it contains really healthy ingredients but still looks gruesome! You can find the recipe here. ...

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