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Halloween Food: Dot’s Mozzarella Eyeballs

Halloween Food: Dot's Mozzarella Eyeballs

These Mozzarella Eyeballs have been a staple of my Halloween party food for several years now.  They are delicious, and suitably creepy!

The curse of Halloween food blogging is that many of my Halloween delicacies, made up for the Halloween party, are done at the last minute.  So I can’t write them up very well before Halloween, and it seems silly to post the recipes AFTER Halloween.  So I was noticing that some of my really cool Halloween treats are relegated to quick photo posts, rather than giving them the treatment they deserve.  … [ KEEP READING ]

Braaains! Salmon Brain Dip every Zombie would just die for.

Braaains! Salmon Brain Dip every Zombie would just die for.

Really, Halloween is NOT that far away, and if you’re really into Halloween, like we are around here, it just makes sense to start thinking about things early! So, as part of my new “clean up old stuff on Dabbled” series, I realized that while I gave the recipe for this brain dip as part of a post on the food I created for a previous halloween party, I had not actually pulled it out into a post of it’s own.… [ KEEP READING ]

Iced Tea Gelato, and more Summer Recipes!

Iced Tea Gelato, and more Summer Recipes!

The other day I  had an inspiration… We have a mint plant that is growing like crazy, and I adore a little sprig of mint in my Iced Tea in the Summer time.  So a recipe creation was in order… What about gelato, inspired by the flavors of good ol Southern iced tea?  The experiment was quite a success – although next time I think I’ll add a bit of lemon zest to the mix to really capture a perfect iced tea. … [ KEEP READING ]

Make your Own Homemade Pop-Tarts!

Make your Own Homemade Pop-Tarts!

How cool is this! Talk of Tomatoes shows off how she made homemade ‘pop-tart’ look-alikes! What a fun and clever idea. And so much better for you than the store bought ones, I’m sure (at least you should be able to pronounce all the ingredients!)

Janelle Says:
“I made pop-tarts today.” That wasn’t a sentence I thought I would say. I made pop-tarts from scratch!

The crust was super easy to make, the longest stretch of ‘work’ was the rolling, measuring and cutting into proper rectangles. [ KEEP READING ]

Make your own Peeps!

Make your own Peeps!

Today at Foodwhirl I’m issuing a challenge… Make your own Peeps!

One of our guest contributors did a great writeup on how she made her Marshmallow Chicks (commonly known as Peeps). She claims they aren’t very pretty, though, so we’re challenging you to do better! Melissa provides the instructions, plus tips on how to make yours better, over at Foodwhirl!

Stuff I like today.

Stuff I like today.
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