I hosted a Halloween mixology event with friends where we made and invented drinks to pair with our favorite Halloween themed mysteries and TV episodes. You can see the results of our labors over on Criminal Element, but here's a special drink to commemorate the scene where the little girl's body is found in the bobbin for apples tub in Agatha Christie's Hallowe'en. Enjoy!
Bobbin' for Apples
3 parts champagne
1 part apple liqueur
5 fresh cranberries floating at the top of the glass to simulate the apples for bobbing
For a nonalcoholic version, try Martha Stewart's Shrunken Heads in Cider.
Because Halloween girl cannot live by drink alone, here are a few of my favorite Halloween themed dishes:
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins, I found these yummy delights over at Food Fixe.
Rachel Ray's cheese, prosciutto and phyllo dough Yummy Mummy appetizer.
I prefer the ice cream version of Dirt and Worms but many people favor the pudding version.
Spider Turtles from the Food Network let the carmel cool a little before you before you pour it over the pecans (about 5 minutes). You can use a cold water bath instead of the candy thermometer, as my friend Janet did to make these lovely little guys.
|Photo and actual spider making by Janet Kuchler|
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