Monster Meatloaf and Other Creepy Baking

Claire’s still too young to appreciate Halloween and all the fun spookiness surrounding the day but Dan and I really enjoyed a couple of creepy meals this past weekend.

Check out our monster-hand meatloaf:

I was inspired by not Martha but didn’t have the hand mold that she had. I decided to wing it and free-formed our Freaky Friday meal, and it came out awesome! The provolone on top really gave the hand a blistered skin-like look and I made my red onion nails thick and pointy. I’ve also come to the conclusion that the only way I’m making meatloaf in the future is to freeform it – this is the BEST meatloaf I’ve ever done, bye-bye soggy meatloaf pan!

I’ve got grand ideas for alphabet meatloaf when it’s time to learn some letters…or maybe some miniature meatloaves shaped with cookie cutters? Have I gone meatloaf crazy or what?!

I’ll post a recipe for these creepy witches fingers tomorrow – check out the ridged nails and realistic knuckles! Spoooooooooky, Creeeeeepy, very Halloweeeeny! We brought these to a Halloween party (with jellybean nails) and also to GrandBob and Gran-C who found them deliciously scary. I *love* Halloween :-)

One thought on “Monster Meatloaf and Other Creepy Baking

  1. Didn't have the meatloaf, but it is definitely scary. Looks like something out of the TV series “Bones”.

    The finger cookies were creepy and delish. Now they are gone!

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