Late post: This year’s Halloween food

Wow, it’s been a few weeks now– I actually made these the weekend of October 20th.  Been too bust to post much.

Anyway I made the usual rats on a stick for my Mom’s Halloween party, although this year I made the rats from just crushed cannellini beans (aka white beans) and Gimme Lean  — no bread crumbs, no egg. In this case 2 packages of Gimme Lean ‘sausage’ and one can of beans, with some spices added.  But first I reserved a couple dozen beans for rat eyes.  Otherwise just follow the usual recipe.  The white eyes worked OK.

The other thing I made was a load of bread, with eyes.  I meant for it to look like a mummy, but it looks just as much like a ghost or even a snake, according to my daughter.  Fresh baked bread is too tempting though and it didn’t make it to the party.

Here is is ready for the oven — I twisted the dough and smushed the shoulders and head into shape.

Baked, it hardly looked any different., although he must have been uncomfortable as he settled on his side.

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