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Dinner and a moooovie pt. 2

10 Oct

We are excited for another month-long Halloween movie fest, complete with some nibbles of the gothic gourmet variety.

Finally time to bust out that Exorcist potager.

As for movies, we are keen to keep knocking off classics.

Addams family
Sleepy Hollow
The Birds
Rosemary’s Baby
Night of the Living Dead
Bram Stoker’s Dracula
Something Wicked this Way Comes
Shaun of the Dead
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Children of the Damned
The Hills Have Eyes
The House on Haunted Hill (remake)
The Omen
The Bad Seed
The Exorcist
Amityville Horror
The Shining
The Blob
Whatever Happened to Baby Jane
Alice, Sweet Alice
The Others
Nightmare Before Christmas
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes
Witches of Eastwick
Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein
Trilogy of Terror

UPDATE: just found a vintage Seventeen magazine recipe perfect for the occasion.
one 8 oz. package cream cheese
1 egg
1/3 c. sugar
1/8 t. salt
one 6-oz. bag chocolate chips
1-1/2 c. flour
1 c. sugar
1/4 c. cocoa
1 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1 c. water
1/3 c. oil
1 t. vanilla
food coloring
Step by Step
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Make cheesecake batter:
 Beat together cream cheese, egg, 1/3 c. sugar, 1/8 t. salt.
Add 12 drops yellow food coloring and 8 drops of red; blend well.
Stir in chocolate chips.

Make cake batter:
Sift flour, 1 c. sugar, cocoa, baking soda and 1/2 t. salt.
Stir in water, oil and vanilla.
Fill 15 cupcake liners 1/3 full with chocolate cake batter.
Drop one heaping teaspoon of cream cheese mixture onto the top of each.
Bake for 30 minutes.

Monster Mash

Garlic steak skewers

Stuffed chicken wings