TIP OF THE DAY: Make Radish Eyeballs For Adult Halloween Food

How about some “eyeball” nibbles with your Halloween cocktails? This healthy hors d’oeuvre or snack uses a radish base for the white and “veins” of the eyeball. The pupil and iris are a pimento-stuffed olive. All you have to do is peel the radishes and insert the olives (buy large radishes and small olives). Fun…
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COOKING VIDEO: Halloween Spooky Food (Would You Believe Quesadillas?)

  Spooky quesadillas? Sure, and they’re easy-to-make Halloween food—a light dinner for trick-or-treaters or for anyone staying at home who wants some Halloween fun (adults: enjoy them with a pumpkin ale). Watch the video below to see how the Food Network’s Sandra Lee turns a quesadilla into a “spookadilla,” using tomato-basil tortillas. (Look for tomato-flavored…
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BOOK REVIEW: Zombie Cupcakes

We look at a lot of different cookbooks. No surprise, over the past couple of years we’ve seen a number of cookbooks riding the cupcake wave. The most memorable is Zombie Cupcakes: From the Grave to the Table with 16 Cupcake Corpses, by Zilly Rosen, a professional cake designer based in Buffalo, New York. Cooked…
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HALLOWEEN: Pumpkin Pizza Recipe

Pizza for Halloween? Sure, when it’s pumpkin pizza! Theo Kalogeracos is an Australian pizzeria owner based outside of Perth. He was named 2010 World Champion Pizza Maker at the Las Vegas Pizza Show. Celebrate all through pumpkin season with his new pumpkin pizza recipe. Serve it with pumpkin ale, one of our seasonal favorites. SMASHING…
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ENTERTAINING: “Halloween Cheese” As Party Food

Basiron Rosso Pesto gets its harvest-red color from the addition of tomatoes and its exciting flavor from the addition of basil and garlic. It’s is available from iGourmet.com. How does an adult food enthusiast celebrate Halloween? There’s gourmet Halloween candy and more Halloween candy, of course. But you may prefer a wine and cheese party…
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