Halloween is creeping upon us, so we thought we’d give you some creative Halloween-inspired recipes. These are perfect for a frightening family feast or spooky social gathering, and what’s more, all the recipes include ingredients that are part of our Weekly Specials, so you’ll find them at terrifyingly low prices!
Beefsteak pie is the perfect winter warmer for those cold fall nights, and this ghostly twist to the usual recipe will make it a Halloween centerpiece to die for. Right now, lean stewing beef is available at chillingly low prices, so it’s the right time to buy while the deal lasts!
Ingredients: (pie crust) – 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour, ½ tsp. salt, 3 tbsp. vegetable shortening, 6 tbsp. butter, 5 tbsp. ice water.
(beef stew filling) – 2 lbs. stewing beef – cut into ½-inch cubes, 2 tsp. salt, ½ tsp. black pepper, 2 tbsp. olive oil, 1 onion – finely chopped, 3 of cloves garlic – finely chopped, 1 stick of celery – chopped, 3-4 carrots – peeled and chopped, 1 potato – chopped, 8 oz. of mushrooms – chopped, 2 tbsp. fresh rosemary – chopped, 1 tsp. dried oregano, 1 tsp. thyme, 3 cups beef broth, 1/3 cup flour, 1 egg – beaten.
There’s nothing more stomach-churning than popping an eyeball into your mouth and biting down on it, but luckily, these eyeballs are really just tasty deviled eggs designed to look like gruesome eyes. But there may be someone at the party that gets fooled! Right now, Sunshine Farms Organic Large Eggs are a huge 33% off, so you’ll be making great savings with these delicious party treats.
Ingredients: 18 Sunshine Farms Organic Large Egg, ½ cup mayonnaise, 2 tbsp. Dijon mustard, 1 tbsp. minced scallions, 1 tbsp. lemon juice, ½ tsp. hot sauce, ½ tsp. Worchestershire sauce, ¼ tsp. salt, 36 black olive slices, 1 jar of roasted red peppers, 2 cans of black beans.
Candied apples are a Halloween classic, but this is a slight spin on the usual dull but tasty candied apple. This version brings your apples to life by making them appear like they’re bleeding from the top! Right now, gala apples are a huge 30% off, so you can make a whole bunch of bleeding candied apples for your Halloween party or family meal.
Ingredients: 8 gala apples, 8 oz. white chocolate, 2 cups of sugar, ½ cup water, 1 tbsp. red food dye, 8 lollipop sticks.
Halloween is a great time to get creative, even if it means being a little bit gory in the process! These great ideas were inspired by our weekly specials which runs for the next two weeks, so why not head down to your local NetCost Market to pick up some supplies for the perfect Halloween feast?