Halloween Recipe Ideas from Giovanna Trimpe

Ladies Fingers:
Two bread sticks packages from your grocery store is shaped into gnarled fingers and adorned with almonds. You can add food color to add color to the almonds to look like fingernail polish. Follow directions on the bread sticks packages for oven temp. and amount to cook them.

2, 15 oz. cans pumpkin puree
1, 13.5 oz. can light coconut milk (shaken)
4 cups chicken broth
Kosher salt
3 garlic cloves (minced)
1 small can of jalapenos (finely chopped)
2 tsp. of fresh ginger
1 large onion (chopped)
1/4 cup of canola oil
Lime zest
In a soup pan, warm oil over medium-low heat. Saute onion and ginger until soft, about 5 to 8 minutes.  Do not burn.
Add the jalapeno and garlic. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring often.
Stir in lime zest, pumpkin, coconut milk and broth. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring often.
Season to taste with kosher salt and pepper. Remove from heat, let cook slightly, puree in a food processor or with a potato masher.
Serve hot.
A bottle of ready mix Pina Colada
1/2 to 1 cup of Karo syrup
Red food coloring, or make the syrup black
Dip the rim of each glass into the syrup. 
Turn the glass upright, the red or black liquid will drip slowly - then set.
Pour drinks and watch your guests lips get stained.

All recipes are lots of fun and easy to make. Enjoy!