Halloween Food Ideas

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Halloween Food Ideas

Trick or treat? It's Halloween time not only for kids but also - why not - for food lovers. Besides the typical desserts and sweets to be offered to masquerade children knockin' at the door, this can also be the occasion to enjoy tasteful dishes made with the finest seasonal ingredients like pumpkin. Here below you can find Fine Dining Lovers' choice of Halloween tips, decorations and D12recipes both kids and adults will love, such as the scariest decorated cookies you've ever seen (and eaten!) to caramel desserts and drink pairings, with a special mention to gluten free options. 

 

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How to upcycle your pumpkin this Halloween
Don't let your pumpkin waste terrify you this Halloween, turn it into something frighteningly delicious instead.
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The origins of Halloween
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Looking for an easy pumpkin first course perfect for fall and Thanksgiving? Try this tasty risotto with sage and cheese served in hollowed-out pumpkin
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DIY Caramel Apples: 5 Fun Takes on This Classic Halloween Treat
From classic caramel apples to caramel apple cheesecake - learn how to turn up the volume on this classic Halloween treat.
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10 Dreamy Caramel Dessert Recipes For Halloween and Beyond
Elevate dessert time with a selection of our decadent caramel recipes including flan, crispy fried apple wedges, sticky toffee pudding, dulce de leche and more!
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Halloween Homemade Treats That Are Hauntingly Delicious
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How To Decorate Halloween Cookies: Three Video Tutorials
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Apple Pops, How To Make This Tasty Alternative To Caramel Apples
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10 Candy and Beer Pairings for Halloween (Infographic)
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Bite Into A Bloody Cake This Halloween
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How To Make a Candy Corn Jello Bundt
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12 Easy Halloween Treats That Will Save you From Trickery
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Halloween Adult Drinks: How To Make Blood-Filled Vodka Shots
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Throwing A Party? Make This Dreamy Orange Sherbet Punch
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10 Easy Comfort Food Dishes With Pumpkin
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Sticky Sweet Halloween Caramel Apples: Two Easy Recipes
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Get Your Halloween On With These Tasty Skull Pancakes
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5 Pumpkin Halloween Cookies You've Got To Taste
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How to Make Cool Spiderweb Halloween Cupcakes
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Bring out your Inner Vampire with Raspberry Blood Chocolate
Looking for something original and ghoulish this Halloween. This sweet treat might just be it, an artisanal chocolate bar containing real blood.
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How To Make Halloween Jello Eyeballs
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10 Halloween Desserts
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Do you love red licorice? Making it is easier than it may seem: find out how to make delicious red licorice sticks, perfect also as Halloween treats or snacks.
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10 Amazing Pumpkin Carvings
Check out 10 amazing pumpkin carvings from the 7th annual This Old House Pumpkin Carving Competition.
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5 Halloween Party Recipes
Brain cupcakes, candy corn milkshakes or spider deviled eggs? Prepare these and other spooky Halloween party recipes on the scariest night of the year.
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5 Wickedly Fun Halloween Dessert Recipes
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5 Halloween-Themed Food Ideas
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5 Fun Halloween Party Snacks
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Black and White Sugar Skulls Make Perfect Halloween Party Treats
Check out these wonderful sugar skulls from Japan - sure to scare and sure to surprise, the perfect halloween party treat.
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How To Make Bloody Halloween Cupcakes
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Parents Tell Kids They've Eaten Their Candy
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Top 5 Halloween Party Ideas
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Happy Halloween 2013!
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Recipes: Pumpkin Risotto Two Ways
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Just How Much Americans Love Candy
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Amazing Halloween Cake Design
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A delicious Italian risotto recipe with pumpkins and sage.
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Halloween Food Idea: Toffee Pumpkin Cookies
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Stunning Pumpkin Carving with Lasers
The amazing work of designer Dan Funderburgh who creates amazing pumpkin art using lasers to carve the patterns.
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A Sweet Halloween Food Idea
A super sweet Halloween food idea for a spiced pumpkin caramel sauce - perfect for dips and drips and a great use for pumpkin.
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Hipster Halloween Party Idea
A recipe for Pumpkin Stuffed with Quinoa from the Hovkonditorn blog - a great recipe for a healthy Halloween Party
Halloween Party Idea: The Cheese Mummy
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Halloween Party Idea: The Cheese Mummy
A top Halloween party idea with the cheese mummy - an edible mummy made from three types of cheese, roasted peppers and bacon.
Halloween Drink Recipe: Pumpkin Mudslide
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Halloween Drink Recipe: Pumpkin Mudslide
A great Halloween drink recipe that's made with 4 simple ingredients, providing a great way for adults to have a personal treat during the Halloween festivities
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Halloween Ideas: 6 Spooky Cocktails
These spooky cocktails will help you lift your spirits this Halloween. They're a great treat for thirsty ghouls attending a Halloween party.
Best Halloween Cookies on Pinterest
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Best Halloween Cookies on Pinterest
These sweet and buttery Halloween cookies will be a great reward for goblins looking for a treat at your door.
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Pumpkin Tips for Halloween Recipes
Get some Halloween recipe suggestions with this infographic packed full of creative pumpkin dishes to get you thinking differently in the kitchen.
10 Orange Recipes For Halloween
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10 Orange Recipes For Halloween
Want to prepare a super Halloween feast? These 10 orange Halloween recipes will help you set the mood.
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Amazing Pumpkin Art
Check out these amazing pieces of pumpkin art created by a group of artists called Passion for Pumpkins.
Halloween Skull Plates
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Halloween Skull Plates
Looking for bewitching serving plates for your Halloween festivities? Set the mood with these spooky Halloween skull plates from Williams-Sonoma.
Halloween Apple Treats
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Halloween Apple Treats
An easy recipe for popcorn and apple balls on a stick - perfect treats for Halloween celebrations.
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Easy to make but it needs to sit for twelve hours to taste its best, the chickpeas with coriander and pumpkin recipe
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A tasty vegan soup with a blend of potatoes and roasted pumpkin topped by Jerusalem artichokes
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An easy pumpkin recipe perfect for an holiday meal: try this recipe for pumpkin pudding with raisins, the perfect Thanksgiving idea for a tasty dessert
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Looking for an easy pumpkin recipe, perfect for a quick meal or a snack? Try this potato and pumpkin chips, oven baked and served with an olive dip
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Game of Pumpkin Tetris Anyone?
A new spin on the classic video game Tetris - not made with a Nintendo but a pumpkin and 128 LED lights
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11 Halloween Recipes
Celebrate the scariest night of the year with these Halloween recipes guaranteed to please adults, children and goblins alike
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Halloween Horror Stories - Fact or Fiction?
An infographic that lists a number of Halloween horror stories involving candy and asks if they're fact or fiction
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Craving a pumpkin soup? Try this easy recipe for a cream of pumpkin soup with pumpkin seed oil, the perfect recipe for Halloween and Thanksgiving
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Amazing Pumpking Carving Video
A look at the work of two friends turned Maniac Pumpkin Carvers for the New York Yankees
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Trick Or Treat? An FDL Halloween Guide
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A funny Halloween idea for a 'frightening' dessert, perfect to be made with kids: lemon jelly with jelly bats, gummy worms and everything else you can imagine!
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A Set of Pumpkin Carving Knives
A collection of handmade pumpkin carving knives to help create scary pumpkins this Halloween
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An Ear Cupcake or Lung Sponge Sir?
The Pathology Museum in London is ready to scare and inform visitors with their collection of anatomy inspired cakes
DIY: Carving a Pumpkin Skull and Brain
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DIY: Carving a Pumpkin Skull and Brain
A step by step guide on carving a scary Halloween pumpkin complete with pumpkin carved brains
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A classic pumpkin pie recipe garnished with cranberries: the perfect dessert for a Thanksgiving or Halloween meal
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15 Fun Pumpkin Facts | Infographic
Did you know most pumpkins sold in the United States are grown in the state of Illinois? Find out more interesting pumpkin facts with this fun infographic
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A pumpkin recipe perfect if you're looking for an Halloween or Thanksgiving side: mashed potato with pumpkin and sage
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Halloween's Coming: A Top 10 List of Scary Food Is Served
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The perfect Halloween dessert you could prepare together with your children: here is an easy marshmallow recipe, to make with cocoa and orange stripes
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A spicy pumpkin recipe, perfect if you're looking for an Halloween or Thanksgiving main course: a beef ragù with pumpkin, served in the hollowed-out pumpkins
DIY Halloween Treats (Video)
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DIY Halloween Treats (Video)
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Looking for a pumpkin recipe for Halloween or Thanksgiving? Try this salad made with grain, pumpkin, spinach and Parmesan, a tasty vegetarian first course
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An easy pumpkin soup recipe with a twist: add some apples and curry to turn this traditional Halloween and Thanksgiving recipe into a tasty vegetarian dish
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A pumpkin recipe perfect for fall: ravioli is filled with butternut squash and mascarpone then sautéed in butter and sage
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Thai curry recipe with pumpkin, sweet potatoes and cabbage: a easy and spicy vegan soup cooked in coconut milk for the lovers of Asian food
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Cold cucumber soup with yogurt and toasted pumpkin seeds: a easy soup recipe for refreshing spring and summer treat
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Roasted pumpkin soup with pear recipe, an American classic Halloween and Thanksgiving appetizer by the foodblogger Laurel Evans
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Learn how to make pumpkin cookies with a creamy brown butter icing: a classic American recipe by the foodblogger Laurel Evans
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Pumpkin tart recipe with apricot and meringue: an American dessert by Heather Scholten from the food blog Farmgirl Gourmet, for Halloween or Thanksgiving
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A exclusive Italian pasta recipe: tortelloni with pumpkin, ricotta and black truffle by chef Dario Ranza from Villa Principe Leopoldo Hotel in Lugano
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How to Carve a Pumpkin: Make Your Own Jack-O-Lantern
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Pumpkin From A To Z: 26 Interesting Things To Know About Pumpkins
All about pumpkins: history, recipes and many more oddities. Find out more about the one of fall's most famous ingredients,
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Pumpkins and Squashes
Photo Gallery of Pumpkins, an iconic autumn food
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Halloween 2011: it's Pumpkin Time | Gallery
On the eve of All Hallow’s Eve, better known as Halloween, we’ve gotten into the season’s mood with this photo gallery of an iconi autumn food