Monthly Archives: October 2008

Giant Skull out of Pots and Pans

I saw this on BoingBoing this morning, and thought everyone here might enjoy it since it is made out of pots, whisks, dinner plates and such: From BoingBoing: A zygomatic bone glommed together from old sauce pots; a mandible constructed … Continue reading

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Maple Pumpkin Fudge

If you are into fudge, this recipe is so freaking good.  I love maple flavored fudge, with walnuts, and this recipe fits right into that, with the addition of pumpkin.  Perfect for the Autumn. I like to individually wrap these … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar Cinnamon Croissants

Sometimes you just have things in the refrigerator that need to be used up, asap. Such was the case today.  My son likes those Pillsbury Crescent rolls that come in the tube like those pictured here.  For those that have … Continue reading

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Butter Toffee Caramel Corn

Halloween just isn’t quite complete without popcorn.  But I’m not really a fan of popcorn balls.  So, I make the traditional caramel corn, and call it good. And let me tell you, it is good.  Caramel corn is really easy … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Hot Buttered Rum

Two recipes for this post, as they are sort of related.  First is the Old Fashioned Hot Buttered Rum — ice cream, apple cider, rum.. mmmmmm. Takes at least overnight for this recipe to come to fruition, but it is … Continue reading

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Halloween – Chocolate Mint Diseased Skeleton Bones (Cookies!!)

This is really a basic “meringue cookie” recipe, but for Halloween.  The peppermint flavor was always a favorite with the kids around, and for me, especially, as peppermint cookies were always a little different.   With the addition of the mini … Continue reading

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Halloween – Slushy Orange Punch

This is a great punch — it works well for kids parties, as well as other occasions.  We’ve used this at New Years, and Halloween and the kids all loved it.  It looks really festive, and suits the Halloween holiday. … Continue reading

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