Take the spook out of deciding what’s for Halloween dinner with this simple ham and cheese crescent mummy!
Serving Size: 8
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Add a spooky touch to your front porch this Halloween with billowing, tattered draperies made from budget-friendly cheesecloth.
These directions call for stapling to a board and even into your siding or roof. If you are uncomfortable with any of that not to worry. Just adapt it to suit your home or needs. Use velcro strips or fabric glue, a compression rod or clothing line ,and put it right in your doorway or windows. Get creative! It’s Halloween after all!
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Apples are in season, and they just so happen to make adorable––not to mention budget-friendly––candle-holders. We saw this simple craft listed for Halloween, but we think it can be used for so much more. Place them on windowsills and mantels for a unique way to cast a glow and usher in fall. Use them in a bowl or on a plate for a unique centerpiece for Thanksgiving. Or place some loose greenery around it for a red and green Christmas display.
Skill level: Beginner
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This special stew is the meal the kids will look forward to each fall when the fresh pumpkins come out of the garden. The stew is cooked and served right in the pumpkin shell. A true taste of autumn, it also makes a pretty presentation at a potluck.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 2-1/2 hours
Bake: 2 hours
Makes: 8-10 servings
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You know the drill. Pick out a pumpkin, grab some carving templates and tools, and away you go. But when you’re elbow-deep in pumpkin innards this fall, don’t forget to reserve the seeds for an easy, addictive snack that’s ready in minutes.
Pumpkin seeds, also called Pepitas, are an amazing snack that you can roast and enjoy in just a few simple steps. You can season your seeds any way you like, opting for a savory flavor profile—think cumin and coriander—or a sweet combination, like cinnamon and ginger. No matter how you season them, roasted pumpkin seeds serve as the perfect blank canvas for the flavors of your choice.
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