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Spooky Pizza

Pizza is always a hit, and it’s even better with a homemade touch. This simple recipe gives this pizza a spooky (and silly) Halloween personality.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Supernatural Spaghetti

The idea for this recipe came to me when I saw someone dip a slice of pizza into a pasta...


Italian Appetizer Meatballs

Store-bought spaghetti sauce speeds up the preparation of these homemade meatball appetizers. Leftovers make terrific sub sandwiches.—Rene McCrory, Indianapolis, Indiana


Savory Pumpkin Ravioli

This pumpkin ravioli recipe may sound complicated, but if you organize yourself, it really isn't. The result will be pure...


Trick-or-Treat Biscuit Pizzas

These cute pizza pockets are so fun and simple to make. The hardest part will be keeping little hands away...

Pizza Dip in a Pumpkin

"I make this dip in the fall when entertaining," relates Laurene Hunsicker of Canton, Pennsylvania. "Everyone enjoys the pizza flavor....


Parmesan Party Mix

“This is our favorite mix,” relates Karen Smith of Thornton, Colorado. “The combination of seasonings gives it just the right...

Sicilian Mac & Cheese

To give our mac and cheese a Sicilian touch, we mix sausage, basil and fennel with three cheeses for an...


Slimy Stewed Worms

I top spaghetti "worms" with a hearty meat sauce for a mouthwatering that's guaranteed to please all of your party...


Worms for Brains

"This is a quick and easy Halloween dish my family has come to expect each year," says Julianna Tazzia from...


Pizza Snake

“Once your snake is filled, rolled and shaped, let the kids paint it. The bread will bake up colorful, yummy...

Spirited Spaghetti

Transform this pizza-flavored pasta sauce into something spooky by adding some black food coloring to the pasta water.—Robert Smith, Las...


R.I.P. (Rest In Pizza)

I'm always changing recipes to suit my healthy lifestyle. This pizza is light but full of flavor thanks to fresh...


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Haunted Antipasto Salad

Even grown-up salads can be dressed up for Halloween night. Spookify each serving with ghost-shaped cheese slices and all your...


Bat Wing Soup

This spooky tomato soup gets extra richness from a splash of cream. It's laced with garlic (to keep those vampires...


Yummy Mummy Calzones

Family favorite pizza toppings are the not-so-spooky surprise inside these clever calzones from our Test Kitchen. If you serve these...

Pumpkin Gnocchi in Sage Butter

For a delicious autumn spin on an Italian classic, try this hearty, seasonal gnocchi. Sage and garlic butter sauce complements...


Hollywood Pizza

My father and I used to order a pizza like this from a place in Tinseltown. Here's my homemade version...


Kid-Size Ghost Pizzas

These individual pizzas are super cute and made with simple ingredients. Now that's what I call party food! —Polly Coumos,...


Mushroom Pizza Loaf

This recipe came from my Grandma. It was always a favorite of mine as I was growing up and has...


Cheese & Pumpkin-Filled Manicotti

Our family adores autumn and anything to do with pumpkins! This warm, comforting recipe is so easy to put together...


Lasagna Dip

My lasagna noodle chips turned out great and are out-of-this-world crispy. And the dip truly tastes like rich, cheesy Italian-American...


Autumn Torte Rustica

The wonderful flavor and lovely look of this cheese and vegetable pie is worth the bit of extra effort it...


Witch’s Cauldron Tortellini

This is an easy salad to make for your gathering—orange peppers certainly add a Halloween flair. For a fun presenatation,...

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Gooey Pizza Dip

Pepperoni, tomatoes and olives dress up this cheesy baked dip. I serve it with breadsticks and wedges of baked Boboli....


Herbed Garlic Dipping Oil

Talk about versatility! This herb-infused oil has many uses. Spread over halved French bread and broil until toasted, toss with...


Herbed Macaroni and Cheese

Besides being a really easy recipe to make, it tastes very good, too! This is not your ordinary, run-of-the-mill macaroni...


Simple Tomato Soup

I created this recipe on a bad weather day. My husband, Mic, and my daughter, Liz, ask for this soup...


Pumpkin Cream Tiramisu

Pumpkin isn’t only for pies. Now you can take the classic fall vegetable and enjoy it in a tiramisu-style dessert....


Pumpkin Pinwheels

Cream cheese, mozzarella and roasted red peppers make these pumpkin-shaped pinwheels devilishly delicious. They were a hit at my last...