Monday, October 12, 2009

when you are not trying to be healthy...

it's halloween time and the kids will have lots of parties to attend. so take a half hour and whip up these chocolatey spooky special treats for them. i promise it'll be quick and easy, you will be a hit. these ghosts will be flying out of your kitchen in just no time. little kids love these and actually so do big kids.
4 ingredients
wax paper
nutter butters
white chocolate
mini white chocolate chips
lay out the wax paper, melt the white chocolate
dip each nutter butter, lay on the wax paper
add 2 mini chocolate chips for eyes = done.
simple and fun. happy haunting.

then for the grown ups you can make

simple crock pot chili

1 big jar of great northern beans
1 pound and a half of cooked ground hamburger
24 ounces chunky salsa
6 oz can green chile
3 cups chicken broth (2 cans)
2 tablespoons cumin

cook in a crock pot on low all day!

spoon out into bowls add lots of shredded cheese
serve with tortilla chips + enjoy!


add a cocktail. a candy corn martini

for the infused vodka:
• 1/2 cup candy corn
• 1 1/2 cups vodka

for the cordials:
• 2 ounces orange liqueur
• juice of 1/2 lemon
• 1 large egg white
• candy corn, for garnish
infuse the vodka: combine the candy corn and vodka in an airtight container; set aside for at least 3 hours, then strain.

make the cordials: add 4 ounces of the candy corn vodka, the orange liqueur, lemon juice and egg white to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. shake vigorously for at least 30 seconds. strain into 2 chilled martini glasses and garnish with candy corn.


cathycan said...

oooh, yum yum! Are those heart shaped rocks? So cute!

Anonymous said...

Can hardly wait to make the chili,have it with that delicious looking martini, then finish it off with some of those ghost cookies for dessert. Also love the new photos in your banner.