Tag Archives: halloween
Oozing pus chocolate cupcakes and a Rotarian Halloween
One Halloween when my husband was a teenager, he was picked to perform in a Murder Mystery night hosted by the local Rotary Club.Â â€œIt was themed around classic Halloween characters â€“ Dracula, Frankenstein, a Ghost. Someone got murdered, and the … Continue reading
So Iâ€™d heard that the Merchantâ€™s House Museum did candle lit tours, and I persuaded Katherine and Duncan to come with us and meet my sister, over from London for the weekend. Jon navigated the website and got the not-as-cheap-as-youâ€™d-ideally-like … Continue reading
Upper West Side Halloween with Pumpkin Apple Soup
The Upper West Side is a great place to be on Halloween. The houses lining 69th street are decorated as individually themed haunted houses, ranging from the frightening â€“ serial killers in the process of being electrocuted, dangling corpses from … Continue reading
Devils on Horseback and the Halloween Dog Parade
My sister was visiting for the weekend, which, happily, coincided with one of my favorite events in New York, the Halloween Dog Parade.
A Rotarian Halloween and Whole Roasted Pumpkins with Butternut Squash Risotto – This Dinner Will Get You Laid
One Halloween when my husband was a kid, he was picked by his school to be in one of those murder mysteries that were the absolute Newest Craze â€“ the kind that you can still buy now in a box … Continue reading
Oozing Pus Chocolate Cupcakes and the Terrible Tale of the Chocolate Truffle Poisoner
As part of his job, twice a year my husband has to get up earlier than usual, head out to a lecture hall and listen to a talk about being a responsible researcher.
Dog Halloween – and Bobbing for Apple Punch
Expressions of their ownerâ€™s creativity and flair, Tompkins Square Park was packed with dogs parading in force to celebrate the approach of Halloween.Â Dinosaurs, ballerinas, ladybirds, bumble bees, bats. An inquisitive Buzz Lightyear sniffing around a princess in a tutu.
All Souls Day – Rosemary for Remembrance Cake
If Jon and I were still living in Poland, Halloween would have been something of an afterthought, but today, All Souls Day, would have been the real deal.
Roasted Butternut Squash Hummus and the stresses of pumpkin carving
The key to successful pumpkin carving, it turns out, is having access to some kind of saw.
This Dinner Will Get You Laid â€“ Pumpkin Lamb Stew â€“ with optional eyeballs (full disclosure â€“ the eyeballs will almost certainly not get you laid.)
If youâ€™re planning on dressing up as any of the following: sexy kitten, sexy devil, sexy cowgirl, sexy bunny, French Maid, Dominatrix, you donâ€™t need to be worrying about making lamb stew. Seriously. Cheese and crackers is plenty. This post … Continue reading