Halloween Main Dish

Spooky Spiced Chicken

Serves 4

Deliciously wicked grilled chicken in a tongue tickling spicy marinade


1 x 3lb (1.5kg.) chicken, cut into quarters
1 garlic clove, crushed
salt and pepper
5 fl. oz. (150ml.) plain yogurt
half a teaspoon of ground cardamom
1 teaspoon of ground coriander
1 teaspoon of ground cumin

Cooking Instructions:

Place all the ingredients, apart from the chicken, into a shallow bowl and mix well.
Add the chicken quarters to the marinade and leave for 3 hours at room temperature
Line a grill pan with foil then place the chicken quarters on the grill rack
Grill for 20-30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked.


Bat Sandwiches

3 cups (12 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 (8-ounce) container chive-and-onion flavored cream cheese, softened
1 (4-ounce) jar diced pimiento, drained
1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
24 whole wheat or pumpernickel bread slices

  1. Stir together first 4 ingredients. Using a 3- to 4-inch bat-shaped cutter, cut 2 bats from each bread slice.
  2. Spread about 2 tablespoons filling over 24 bats. Top with remaining 24 bats.

Makes 24 sandwiches.

Halloween Chili


1 1/4 Pounds ground goblin gizzards (ground beef 15% fat).
1 Medium eye of Cyclops (onion)
1 15 Oz. Can soft shelled beetles (kidney beans)
1 28 Oz. Can blood of bat (V-8 juice)
1/8 Teaspoon pureed wasp (prepared mustard)
1/4 Teaspoon common dried weed (oregano)
1 Dash Redtailed hawk toenails (crushed red pepper)
2 Teaspoons ground sumac blossom (chili powder)
1 Teaspoon hemlock (honey or sugar)
1/2 Cup fresh grubs (sliced celery)
1 Tablespoon eye of Newt (pearled barley)
1 Tablespoon dried maggots (uncooked rice)
Water from a stagnant pond (tap water)

1.Brown the gizzards.
2.Add chopped eye of cyclops and simmer until the pieces of eye become translucent.
3.Add blood of bat and soft shelled beetles, bring to a slow bubbling boil.
4.Add the common weed, maggots, toenails, sumac, grubs, hemlock, eye of newt and the pureed wasp.


Scary Faced Pizzas

Items you will need:

1/2 English Muffin
1 Tablespoon pizza sauce
1 Tablespoon mozzarella cheese
1 olive
1 pepperoni
1 mushroom
1 tomato
1 pepper
1 onion
Spilt the muffin in half.
Cover half with pizza sauce and cheese
Decorate with tomato, onion, olive, pepperoni, mushroom and pepper.
Bake in oven for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.