Spooky snacks offer spirited ways to beat holiday hunger
Fireball Apple Cider
Adam Rhodes, Entertainment Editor
-Two parts apple cider
-One part Fireball Whisky
-1 cinnamon stick
-After putting the ice in the glass, pour in the Fireball Whisky.
-Then pour in the apple cider.
-Finally, add cinnamon stick and enjoy.
Autumn Chicken Casserole
Danielle Fahrenback, theater studies and secondary education, junior
-4-6 chicken tenders or a pound of cooked chicken
-4 oz+ instant potatoes
-1 can chicken gravy
-11 oz can or equivalent frozen corn
-1/2 to 3/4 cup cheddar or Colby cheese
-Cook potatoes and spread in 9-inch square greased baking dish.
-Top with chicken, gravy and corn.
-Cover with foil.
-Bake at 400 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
-Remove foil, top with cheese and bake until cheese melts (about 5 minutes).
-Let cool a little and eat.
Eunice Rhodes, Adam's mom
-A cup of your favorite coffee
-1/4 cup of cream
-2 cinnamon sticks
-A pinch of cinnamon
-Pour the cream in a mug and microwave it for one minute and 30 seconds.
-(Optional: Make cream fluffy with an aerator)
-Pour coffee into the center of the mug, which will bring up the foam if you used the aerator.
-Sprinkle cinnamon on top of the drink.
-Add sweetener to your preference.
-Put a stick of cinnamon in coffee.
-Garnish with last cinnamon stick.
The BEST (and easiest) chocolate chip pumpkin bread
Jessica J. Saggio, Content Manager
-2 cups flour
-2 teaspoons baking powder
-1/2 teaspoon baking soda
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
-1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
-1 cup pumpkin puree/canned pumpkin
-1 cup sugar
-1/2 cup light brown sugar
-1/2 cup milk
-1/4 cup oil
-1 cup chocolate chips (or more to your liking)
-Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9-by-5 loaf pan
-In a bowl, mix the first six ingredients.
-In a separate bowl, beat together the eggs, pumpkin, sugar, brown sugar, milk and oil until blended.
-Once smooth, gradually add in the dry ingredients from the first mixture and mix until it's all well blended.
-In a sealed plastic Ziploc bag, add your chocolate chips and beat with a hammer or large object (textbooks work great).
-You want the chocolate chips to be crunched up.
-Once crunched, add chocolate chips to the mixture and stir.
-When blended, pour the dough into the loaf pan and bake for an hour.
-Check at the hour mark with a toothpick and see if the dough is solid all the way through.
-If not solid, bake for an extra 10 minutes or until done.
-Completely cool the bread and slice to serve with optional powdered sugar on top.