Category Archives: Food

“Til Death Do Us Part” — Severed Heads Wedding Cake

Oh, to be young and in love, and just starting out in life! There’s the excitement of planning the wedding and coming up with the perfect everything to convey just what you mean to each other. Each aspect of a … Continue reading

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Horrific Snacks: Skull Cakes

Tonight, the Great Lakes Association of Horror Writers gather for an evening of crappy holiday-themed horror movies. We mock, chat… and snack. Last year, I brought a cheese ball shaped (more or less) like HellRaiser’s Pinhead and Elsa brought a … Continue reading

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Skull Cake Pan from Williams-Sonoma

Note the evident glee of this shopper. Is it caused by finding a cake pan SHAPED LIKE A FREAKING SKULL or because this pan was marked down to roughly a quarter of its pre-Hallowe’en price? It even looks cool as … Continue reading

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“Zombie Blast” Energy Drink

“I’ll sleep when I’m dead” is a common enough refrain among college students, web coders and maniacally-geeked Black Friday shoppers. If sleep is not an option and you’re feeling a little “undead,” you might consider this zombie-influenced energy drink, “Zombie … Continue reading

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Frightful Food: Entrails made of Bananas and Brown Sugar

As a fan of horror and food, I was beside myself to discover Kitchen Overlord’s section on “The Noshing Dead.” Delicious recipes with simply GHASTLY presentation. I’m linking here to a dish that resembles entrails made from bananas and brown … Continue reading

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Bug du Jour: Lemon Pepper Spider

“The children squealed with delight to find the hairy Wolf Spider sunning itself on the barn door. They’d been ever so hungry all summer long and harvest seemed ever so far away. They trapped it under a milk pail and … Continue reading

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Sipping Absinthe on Bourbon Street

I avoided the Hurricanes, but I imbibed many tasty concoctions while in New Orleans last month. In what I swear is my final post about the World Horror Convention, please permit a brief boozy retrospective: • ABSINTHE • I vividly … Continue reading

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Gray Cakes in The Depressed Cake Shop

I read with interest about The Depressed Cake Shop’s upcoming pop-up bake shop event. The cakes on sale will all be grey on the outside, with colours revealed on the inside. The event will take place August 2 – 4 … Continue reading

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Skull Studded Wedding Cake

Lot’s of marriage vows use the phrase “Til Death Us Do Part” but that usually gets underplayed at the reception… not with this cake, festooned as it is with skulls. I’ve linked to this wonderful shock-food site previously and it’s … Continue reading

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Haunted Gingerbread Houses

Gingerbread + Ghosts = this cool haunted gingerbread house! http://www.haunteddimensions.raykeim.com/index500.html These plans come from the Haunted Dimensions website which the Good Doktor has profiled before. They make fantastic papercraft models of the Haunted House Attractions at the various Disneyworldlands. But … Continue reading

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Horrific Snacks: Pinhead Cheeseball and Severed Fingers

When the Doktor announced an upcoming party, I was excited at the prospect. I enjoy a social outing as much as the next consort, and the fact that this was a Christmas gathering of the Great Lakes Association of Horror … Continue reading

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