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Halloween Baked Rats

Posted by on Sat, October 20th, 2012 at 11:00 am

We’re less than two weeks away from Halloween, so everything is feeling the spooky Halloween spirit.  Why not take it a step further and satisfy your appetite with Halloween Bloody Baked Rats for dinner?  I found this recipe on AllRecipes.com, and despite it’s rather gruesome name, it sounds pretty delicious.

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 4 servings
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 3 (10 ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 ounce uncooked spaghetti, broken into fourths
  • 1/2 carrot, cut into 1/8-inch thick slices
  • 1 tablespoon frozen green peas

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, onion, egg, bread crumbs, and meatloaf seasoning. Use your hands to mix until well blended. Measure out 1/3 cupfuls of the meat mixture and mold around a cube of cheese like a meatball. Shape into a point at one end and lengthen the body a bit by rolling between your hands. Place your ”rat” into a shallow baking dish, and continue with the remaining meat. Insert pieces of uncooked spaghetti into the rounded end of the rats to make tails.
  3. In a medium bowl, stir together the tomato sauce, sugar and Worcestershire sauce. Pour over the rats in the dish and cover the dish with a lid or aluminum foil.
  4. Bake for 45 minutes in the preheated oven. Uncover the dish and continue to bake for another 20 to 30 minutes, basting occasionally with the sauce to glaze the rats.
  5. While the rats finish baking, heat the peas and carrots in a small bowl in the microwave for about 15 seconds.
  6. Carefully transfer the rats to a serving platter so that their delicate tails don’t fall off. Press peas into the pointy end to make eyes, and insert carrot slices to make ears. Spoon some of the tomato sauce around them and serve.

No rats were harmed in the making of this recipe

Bon Appetit!

~TSGal

Monster Madness Semi-Finals Begin

Posted by on Fri, October 19th, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Yesterday, in Round 4 of Monster Madness – the head-to-head competition to find the scariest villain – you voted as family-friendly villains went head-to-head.  Peter Pan’s arch nemesis, Captain Hook, took on Aladdin’s biggest enemy, Jafar, while all dogs’ biggest nightmare, Cruella de Vil, battled the most evil woman in all of Oz, The Wicked Witch of the ... Read More »

Monster Madness Round 4

Posted by on Thu, October 18th, 2012 at 9:00 am
Yesterday, in Round 3 of Monster Madness – the head-to-head competition to find the scariest villain – you voted in one of the most difficult matchups we’ve seen so far.  Harry Potter’s Voldemort went against Star Wars’ Darth Vader while Batman villains, The Joker and Catwoman, went head-to-head.  Let’s find out which two villains will be moving ... Read More »

Retail Therapy

Posted by on Thu, October 18th, 2012 at 6:00 am
In the first Retail Therapy post of October, we talked about Halloween decorations.  In the second Retail Therapy post of October, we discussed Halloween costumes.  Now we’re going to devote the third Retail Therapy post of October to my favorite part of Halloween, the Halloween Candy!  Use Swagbucks Shop & Earn to stock up on ... Read More »

Monster Madness Round 3

Posted by on Wed, October 17th, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Yesterday, in Round 2 of Monster Madness – the head-to-head competition to find the scariest villain – you voted as Hannibal Lecter took on Jigsaw and Chucky took on Leatherface.  Let’s find out which two villains will be moving on and which two will be getting the axe! So Hannibal and Chucky are moving on.  Today we ... Read More »

Test your Skull

Posted by on Wed, October 17th, 2012 at 9:00 am
Happy Wednesday, Swaggernauts! Last week, we took Zombies vs Vampires to the gaming world and it was really cool to see you guys helping each other get through some of the levels. It can be tough cleansing the world of vampires! This week, for your chance to win 100 Swag Bucks, we’re tryin’ out our new ... Read More »

Monster Madness Round 2

Posted by on Tue, October 16th, 2012 at 3:00 pm
Yesterday we began Monster Madness – the head-to-head competition to find the scariest villain!  We’ve gathered all of the meanest, creepiest, most dangerous villains and it’s you’re choice to determine who will be deemed the scariest of all.  In Round 1, the classic Freddie vs. Jason was the first battle, and you also had to ... Read More »

Stuffed Jack-O-Lantern Bell Peppers

Posted by on Tue, October 16th, 2012 at 12:00 pm
You know, The Swag Gal is usually the one to write the recipe posts, but as the Swagbucks delegated eater, don’t you think I would know good food when I see it?  Exactly – that’s what I thought!  That’s why I’ve decided to take it upon myself to tackle today’s recipe blog post.  We’re only ... Read More »

Spooky Savings

Posted by on Tue, October 16th, 2012 at 9:00 am
We’re back this week with some more scary savings from Swagbucks Coupons.  Not only is Halloween a good time for costumes, pumpkins, and candy, it’s also a great time for saving money.  Heck, it’s always a good time for saving money! Where did Frankenstein go when he got thirsty?  The MOTTster Mash to get some ... Read More »

Let Monster Madness Begin

Posted by on Mon, October 15th, 2012 at 12:00 pm
(recited in a spooky Halloween-y voice)   At the Swagbucks headquarters on a dark, cold night in idea arose to give you a fright We’ve gathered our favorite villains both alive and dead to bring to you a Halloween head-to-head Welcome to the nightmare on Swagbucks street Where the villains are here to give you ... Read More »