5 Best Ideas for Halloween Party Table

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halloween avaHalloween is one of the favourite American holidays. Its atmosphere is exciting and fascinating. People decorate their houses with various Halloween stuff. We offer you some ideas and tips that will help you to decorate the Halloween party table as well. Try to serve not boring ordinary dishes for the party, but to make your table really Halloween-style.


Top-5 ideas for Halloween party table

1. Add spirits to your dishes. Spirits added to the fruit will cheer your friends up). Also you can use spirits in baking.

Example

Satsumas with Rum and Raisins

Ingredients:
* 6 large satsumas
* 50 g (2 oz) raisins
* 2 tablespoons soft brown sugar
* 3 tablespoons rum


2. Use interesting Halloween recipes. Like finger shaped cookies. Or cut a watermelon in a shape of human brain.

Example

Lemon Ladyfinger Trifle

Serve (bake by yourself or buy) with special cookies that look like human fingers.

Ingredients:
* 4 ounces one-third less fat cream cheese, softened
* 1 cup nonfat lemon yogurt
* 2 cups skim milk
* 1 package instant lemon pudding mix (3.4 ounces)
* 2 teaspoon fresh lemon zest
* 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
* 1 cup fresh blueberries
* 1 cup fresh raspberries
* 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
* 2 tablespoons slivered toasted almonds
* 1 package (6 to 8 ounces) soft lady fingers


3. Decorate cup cakes in a funny way. For example, make a skull on top with a help of cream, nuts, chocolate or dusting.

Example

Chocolate and Nut Cup Cakes

Ingredients:
For the cakes:
* 3 1/2 oz (90g) self raising flour
* 1/2 oz (15g) cocoa, sieved
* 2oz (50g) soft margarine
* 2oz (50g) soft brown sugar
* 1oz (25g) chopped walnuts
* 1 egg
* 3 tablespoons milk
For the topping:
* 1 1/2 oz (40g) butter
* 1oz (25g) cocoa, sieved
* 4oz (100g) icing sugar, sieved
* 1 tablespoon milk


4. Put red sauces on the table, but try to make their color as much similar to blood as you can.

Example

Red wine sauce

Ingredients:
30 g/1 oz butter (or fat from the meat)
2 finely chopped shallots
25 g/1 oz plain flour
250 ml/10 fl oz meat stock
100 ml/3 1/2 fl oz red wine
1/2 teaspoon sugar
salt and freshly ground pepper


5. Serve some dishes in a real pumpkin. Remove seeds and everything else from the inside of pumpkin; put foil, parchment paper or something like that into pumpkin; put food into it and enjoy your meal. You can put salads, garnishes, appetizers, and even candies into pumpkin.

Example

Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups soup stock
1/4 cup margarine
1 medium white onion
3 or 4 cups cooked pumpkin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper (optional)
1 whole pumpkin with seeds removed

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