halloween is my favorite holiday. i however am not a big fan of going out and doing things on halloween. my favorite way to spend halloween is cooking up a yummy dinner, drinking a fall beer, and watching my most favorite halloween movie, “arsenic and old lace.” this year i cooked up some turkey chilli to make frito pie, homemade cinnamon rolls and treated myself to a mother’s oktoberfest brew. while i watched the movie i consumed my dessert an andy’s pumpkin pie concrete, honestly it’s there best specialty concrete they make. it was a prefect halloween!
arsenic and old lace
sunday night dinner: october 30, 2011— chicken and stuffing, pumpkin beer, and arsenic
halloween is my favorite holiday so i got super excited about making a fall meal. on sunday the whether was wonderful and fallish and i got to do one my favorite things….cook all day. i once again busted out my crockpot, which i swear i’m on the verge of writing a love haiku poem too. this meal is an excellent fall dish. in the crock you got chicken, cream of mushroom soup, and a box of cornbread stuffing, topped with peas. its sort of creates a meal that starts off feeling like leftovers, how everything begins all mushed up together.
to go along with it i made up some rosemary biscuits. biscuits are one of the easiest things to bake and you can transform them into such a variety of flavors by just adding a teaspoon of your favorite herbs. i like rosemary but oregano, parsley, thyme, and many others work just as well too.
when making a batch of leftovers in a pot you got to have mashed potatoes. do you know the difference between dirty tators and mashed potatoes? there is a big one and i personal prefer dirty tators. dirty tators are when you leave the skins on the potatoes, leaving them extra chunky and colorful when they get mashed. and since it is october i celebrated with an o’fallon pumpkin beer in a frosted mug.
to make this even more perfect i watched my favorite halloween movie of all time, arsenic and old lace. cary grant discovers that his 2 elderly aunts have been poisoning old lonely men they lure into their home with a room for rent advertisement, they think they are providing charity by putting them out of their misery. the family is all batty including a serial killer brother and another brother that thinks he is teddy roosevelt. minus the killing of elderly men i could see steph and i becoming just like the brewster sisters.