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An expansive meal inspired by our favorite scary movies.
The Shining: Fox and Hounds (Bourbon Cocktail with Absinthe)
Jack’s drink of choice, whiskey, with some absinthe for a dash of crazy.
The Silence of the Lambs: Chicken Liver–Port Pâté with Mâche
Liver pâté paired with mâche, a.k.a. lamb’s lettuce. Enough said.
Swamp Thing: Watercress and Arugula Salad with Blue Cheese, Dates, and Almonds
Salad made with the peppery, swamp-growing green watercress.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: Roasted Pumpkin Soup
A soup inspired by the Headless Horseman’s weapon of choice.
The Birds: Cornish Game Hens with Millet Stuffing
Millet is a whole grain usually used for bird seed, but it makes a tasty stuffing too.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers: Snap Peas with Crispy Shallots
Peas evoke the giant pods that the body snatchers developed in.
Candyman: Apple-Honey Upside-Down Cakes
Honey is the key in the legend of how the Candyman got his name.