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Here are 31 scary Halloween recipes to conjure up this Fall! A daily spook-tacular idea for cooking up some seriously startling foods is your treat this October! Halloween is a great time to get really creative with food! Whether you’re making ghoulishly good snacks or decadent desserts, as long as your creations resemble monsters, pumpkins or ghosts, they’ll be a hit! Get ready to impress your family and friends on the most frightening night of the year!

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Click here for recipe: TOXIC WASTE MAC AND CHEESE

INGREDIENTS

1/4 cup unsalted butter

1/3 cup all-purpose flour

2 1/2 cups whole milk 

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/4 teaspoon paprika

1 teaspoon onion powder

1 Tablespoon dry mustard powder

1/16 teaspoon cayenne pepper 

8 ounces sharp white cheddar cheese (grated)

1 package frozen spinach (thawed and drained)

green food coloring

1 pound dry pasta - medium shells

1 head fresh cauliflower (cut and steamed**)

Chopped parsley for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS

Melt butter in a large pan/Dutch oven over medium-low heat.

Add the flour and whisk to combine. Simmer, stirring constantly for 1 to 2 minutes.

Pour in the milk and whisk to combine and remove all lumps.

Add the salt, pepper, onion powder, paprika, cayenne, and mustard, stir to combine.

Continue cooking until mixture starts to simmer, 6 to 8 minutes.

Remove from heat and add the grated cheese. Stir until melted and completely combined.

Add the drained spinach, stir to combine. Add a few drops of green food coloring if desired.

Add the drained pasta and stir until completely coated.

Stir in the steamed cauliflower, sprinkle with parsley and serve immediately...