It’s time for a Halloween treat, right? Well today I thought we’d make caramel apples, the treat candied apples wished they were. Beautiful, perfect caramel apples. And while they are perfect, they have to be tweaked slightly for the setting of Halloween, so we’re going to paint ’em black!
For this we aren’t making caramel from scratch because you should be well-versed in how I cannot be bothered in doing anything (or to put this in a positive, cool way ‘maximum effect with minimal effort’, so we’re using delicious Werther’s Chewy Toffee caramels.
So I’m still sad about Avengers Endgame and literally could not be assed to rant once again so we’re gonna make a beautiful, open-faced apple galette that the French would definitely not do this way because I’m lazy and love puff pastry.
Chickpeas can be such a divisive little legume, you either like it or hate it. Even when you like it, you might only like it one certain way (roasted) and not another (garlic and caramalised onion hummus).
For me, I actually really like roasted chickpeas, but only a few at a time so it doesn’t turn into dry, thick paste in my mouth. I also love garlic hummus but not that fond of plain hummus.
However, today I thought I’d give you a sweet and savory option if you want to give chickpeas another go, or want to scoff down a quick and easy snack.
For the sweet option I’m going to do just a simple maple syrup and for savory we’re going to get friendly with some seasonings. The great thing about both of these are that they are easily customisable, so if you want spices and a little heat, you can easily do that, or if you’re more into a honey-maply concoction, that’s super easy too.
It’s come to that magical time of year where we buy heaps of candy and hand it out to each other and not the neighbourhood kids because we’re the witches of our area.
We hope you enjoyed Halloween month! We’re going to go on a little two week hiatus to tie up some loose ends before the end of the year so we should be back mid-November but to keep up to date, make sure you follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
Before we go we’ll leave you with some glow-in-the-dark drinks!
The hardest thing to acquire is most likely the black light bulb and a light source to put it in, thankfully Bunnings had one that fit a lamp we had in the house. Next, you need tonic water that has quinine in it as that’s what gives tonic water its glow (also doesn’t hurt to check to see what is the best tonic water out there like this bartending site I went to see what to get).
After that, you just get something for flavouring which can be fruit or a sachet.
I decided for photography purposes to keep flavouring out but put some pomegranate arils to make it look cool along with our super-cute Ghostface ice cubes!
I’m so happy with how they turned out! While finding a lightbulb to fit a light source might not make it the easiest and cheapest thing to do, it definitely makes things fun- and I say this after The Evil Assistant and I stared at all the blackheads we had on our face!
So I hope you enjoy the last little remnants of Halloween, we hope to be back in two weeks, until then use sunscreen and stay safe!
For today’s Halloween post … we’re cheating. Well, let’s not call it cheating; we’re going to be upgrading a German classic treat into a cutie Halloweenie treat!
Great save by me yet again.
This Halloween Treat Transformation can be done with prepackaged biscuits like Twirls, Caramello Koalas, White Chocolate fingers, or treats you might usually make like White Christmas chocolates, cookies, Rice Krispie balls or bars and white chocolate pretzels.
The cookie I’m going to be Halloweening is a ginger spice cookie/biscuit called pfeffernüsse. This German treat was something that reminds me of my nanna, who would always have them on hand when my sister and I went to visit her.
I’m going to make a conscious effort this year to give you some Halloween-themed posts! To start it off I’m going to share my mum’s recipe for chocolate spiders. My sister and I loved these as kids and if tomorrow mum called and said she made these, we’d probably rush over there in two seconds.
It’s true, mums make the best foods.