Halloween Dinner Party


Heritage Lace Bats Tabletopper, on Amazon

THEME:

Invite four to six adults over for an elegant Halloween dinner party.

ACTIVITY:

Serve appetizers and cocktails one hour before the start of dinner. Invite everyone to sit down at your elegantly decorated table and partake in delicious Halloween themed foods. After dinner, ask guests to retire to your living room for conversation, dessert and tea/coffee.

PARTY INSPIRATION:


Tapas and Treats from The Party Wall

DECORATIONS:

Creepy Candle Jars Tutorial, from Homespun With Love

Witch Broom Poster, on Amazon

Lighted Black Cat on Pumpkin, from Home Depot

Witch Shoes Salt & Pepper Shakers, on Amazon

MUSIC:


Apocalyptica: Inquisition Symphony CD, on Amazon

APPETIZERS:

Goblin Flatbreads, from Martha Stewart

Blood-Chilling Gazpacho, from iVillage


Spooky Breadstick Fingers, from Kraft Foods


Boogie Monster Bog with Forest Dippers, from Betty Crocker

BEVERAGES:


Bloody Scary Cocktail, by Martha Stewart


Black Widow Cocktail, at Food Channel

ENTREES:


Spaghetti with Oozing Eyeballs, from Kraft Recipes


Ghastly Goulash Recipe, by Martha Stewart


Halloween Green Bean Salad, at MyRecipes


Carrot-Ginger Quinoa Pepper Jacks, from Spa Bettie


Blood Chilling Gazpacho, at iVillage


Cauliflower Bloody Brains Recipe, at Kitchen Daily


Black and Orange Halloween Pasta Recipe, from Epicurious

DESSERTS:

Glow in the Dark Cupcakes Recipe, from Hoosier Homemade


Bat Cheesecake Recipe, from Campbell's Kitchen


Ginger Pear Pie Recipe, from Betty Crocker


Candy Corn Cheesecake, from Munchkin Munchies


Orange Jack O'Lanterns with Sorbet Recipe, from Martha Stewart

BOOKS FOR PARTY PLANNING:

Halloween Merrymaking: An Illustrated Celebration of Fun, Food, and Frolics from Halloweens Past, on Amazon


Halloween Nation, on Amazon

RELATED LINKS:

Decorating a Halloween Table (Very Best Baking)

Halloween Dinner Party Inspiration (Style Me Pretty)

10 Halloween Hits for Your Spooky Soiree (Boston Globe)


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