Month: October 2014

Garlic Fang Fries

Posted October 16, 2014 by Alison's Wonderland Recipes in Dracula (Oct. 2014) / 1 Comment

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If there’s anything more synonymous with vampires than stakes, it’s garlic. I knew if garlic didn’t make an appearance in this menu, I could never again call myself a Dracula fan with good conscience. Luckily, these cheesy garlic potato wedges by Chungah suggested themselves right away. Crispy on the outside, soft and warm on the inside, with a punch of garlic and red pepper to liven them up–they’re the perfect side dish to serve alongside our Robber Stakes!

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Robber “Stakes”: An Alison’s Wonderland Original Recipe ©

Posted October 9, 2014 by Alison's Wonderland Recipes in Dracula (Oct. 2014) / 9 Comments


Sometimes, it’s easy to feel like an author has you in mind when you read a passage in a book. For me, those passages usually involve food. 😉

In Bram Stoker’s Dracula, a common Transylvanian dish is robber steak: grilled beef kabobs with bacon, red pepper, and onions. How could I pass up a dish so perfectly tailored for someone like me, looking to include stakes in a vampire-themed Halloween menu? It’s also the perfect entree to accompany our spider chips and salsa!

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Renfield’s Spiders: Blue Corn Tortilla Chips & Transylvanian Salsa

Posted October 2, 2014 by Alison's Wonderland Recipes in Dracula (Oct. 2014) / 6 Comments


I’ve been looking forward to starting this menu for ages! I just read Dracula this past year, and it easily became one of my favorite books. I love the noble characters, gripping suspense, and quietly menacing nature of the Count. I knew right away that Dracula would be the inspiration for my Halloween menu!

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A Spooky New Book of the Month

Posted October 1, 2014 by Alison's Wonderland Recipes in Hints, Teas / 2 Comments

Happy October, folks! It is officially an acceptable time to decorate for Halloween, so you can bet my apartment is decked out in its finest spooky raiments. Of course, this means it’s time to say goodbye to September and our Redwall menu, but don’t worry. As always, we’re concluding our current menu with an awesome new Adagio tea blend: Abbot’s Chocolate Hazelnut Tea!

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