Thursday, October 14, 2010

Creepy Critter Cheesecake

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1 1/2 cup(s) ground chocolate wafers (Famous Chocolate Wafers)
4 tablespoon(s) sugar
5 tablespoon(s) butter, melted

2 package(s) (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup(s) sugar
2 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon(s) grated orange zest
1/2 cup(s) sour cream
Yellow food coloring



1.Heat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom.
2.Combine cookie crumbs, sugar, and melted butter in a medium bowl; stir well. Press crumbs evenly onto bottom and sides of prepared tart pan. Bake until fragrant and lightly toasted, about 7 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Reduce oven temperature to 325°F.
3.Beat cream cheese and sugar in a medium bowl, until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition and making sure to scrape sides of the bowl. Add orange zest and sour cream and beat until just blended.
4.Add 4 drops of yellow food coloring and stir well to blend. Remove 1/2 cup of the cheesecake batter and place into a small bowl. Add 5 drops of yellow food coloring to the 1/2 cup batter and stir well. Spoon into a resealable bag.
5.Pour light yellow batter into baked tart crust and smooth top. Snip a very small corner from bag with darker yellow batter. Pipe random spots of batter on top of the tart in a variety of sizes to make the cheese holes. Bake tart until lightly puffed and center is just set, 30 to 35 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack; cool completely. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. Serve with Chocolate Rats.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

My Halloween Decor at Halloween Hallway Lincoln Park Location

My "new" best friend Brian owns the "Halloween Hallway" stores here in Chicago and he knows how much I love Halloween so he ask me to decorate one of his stores.
I took over the Lincoln Park location since Brian rented the space from Baris : ) (my fiancé)

I am soooooooooo exited and so happy. I finally get to do what I love.
So her some pix of what I have done so far:

My Mum and my Dad where in town and came to help me : ) We had a blast!!!

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Hand picked treasures from Etsy :)

"Creatures of the night Treasury"
by JewelrybySimin

Here a link to my treasury in case you are interested to buy one of the items :)

Hand picked treasures from Etsy :)

"Eye Candy"
by JewelrybySimin

Here a link to my treasury in case you are interested to buy one of the items :)

Hope you enjoyed them all :)