Serve up these dishes at your Halloween party

Halloween isn't just for kids anymore. It can be a very stylish time for adults, especially if you're considering hosting at party at home. Lucinda Scala-Quinn, editorial director of Food and Entertaining at Martha Stewart Living, shares some dishes to celebrate Halloween.

Halloween Punch with Black Ice
Servings:

Serves 8 to 10

Ingredients

    • 6 cups black currant nectar
    • 8 fresh sage leaves
    • 2 cinnamon sticks
    • 1 cup cassis
    • 2 cups sparkling apple cider
    • 2/3 cup vodka
    • 1 cup club soda

Preparation

Baking Directions:

White Bean and Sausage Stew in Pumpkin Bowls
Servings:

Serves 12

Ingredients

    • 2 cups dried navy beans
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 2 sprigs fresh thyme, plus 1 tablespoon leaves
    • 5 cups homemade or low-sodium store-bought chicken stock
    • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
    • 12 sugar pumpkins (about 2 pounds each), washed and dried
    • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 3tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 1 pound turkey sausage, casings discarded, coarsely chopped
    • 3 dozen red pearl onions, peeled
    • 14 small red fingerling or new potatoes (about 12 ounces), halved lengthwise
    • 4 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch rounds
    • 2 large leeks, white and pale-green parts only, thinly sliced crosswise, rinsed well
    • 1 celery stalk, trimmed and cut into 1/4-inch dice
    • 1/2 pound white button mushrooms, trimmed and quartered
    • 1cup fresh shelled or thawed frozen baby peas
    • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1 1/4 cups whole milk
    • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh sage
    • 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns

Preparation

Baking Directions:

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