Make It a Meal
Topping your custom-made place settings is simple. "It's a good idea to plan your Halloween party around mealtime, so you can start with a well-balanced main course," explains Nissenberg. Give each child some refrigerated pizza dough "pumpkins" and let them decorate with pepperoni and vegetable features. Use cookie cutters to make ghost and witch-shaped sandwiches (chilling the bread first will make it easier to cut). Give a regular hamburger a splash of Halloween color by garnishing with orange slices or a helping of carrot and raisin salad. Other spooky side items may include baked pumpkin seeds or even some fake ketchup blood.