Tuesday, October 12, 2010
"Trick or treat my pretties!: Your guests won't know whether to run for cover or stay for your ghoulish delights.
Halloween aprons are a neat solution to a costume puzzle problem; "What kind of costume should I get?"
Aprons allow you to 'dress up' for Halloween without having to buy a costume. An apron is perfect. Sometimes you don't want to pay for an expensive costume to wear only a few times. Once again, an apron will do the trick. If you struggled to find a costume that appeals to you, think about the magnificent Apron; not too expensive; they come in all sorts of styles and they are practical. (Yes, they will protect your clothes when you are serving dinner, too.)
Available at Get Go Retro!
And, of course you need to make something in this cool apron: How about:
Bloody Zombie Gingerbread Men Recipe
Hey, gingerbread cookies aren't just for Christmas anymore; they're a favorite treat any time of year. And if you're looking for gross recipes for Halloween, this one can be as gross as your kids care to make it.
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup molasses
1 teaspoon baking soda
1-1/2 teaspoons warm water
1/4 cup raisins for decorating
Different colored gel icing
Cream together shortening, sugar, egg, and warm molasses. Dissolve baking soda in warm water, and then add to the egg mixture. Next, add flour, spices, and salt; mix it all up until well blended. Cover and chill overnight.
Prepare a floured surface and get out the rolling pin and cookie cutters. Cut gingerbread men (or other Halloween shapes) and place an inch or two apart on a greased cookie sheet for baking.
Use raisins and cinnamon candies for eyes, buttons, and so on. Then add gel icing to pipe on bloody legs, arms, and blood-dripping eyeballs.
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