It’s almost Halloween! Did you know that Shudder will be showing Halloween (1978) for 24 hours straight on ShudderTV for free! Shudder asked us to create a recipe especially for their marathon and we’ve come up with a really fun one! We had a ton of fun creating a recipe for the recent Halloween sequel and have looked forward to re-visiting Haddonfield. This time our recipe is for a mid-west favorite with a spooky twist, Haddonfield Horseshoes!
In the movie Halloween, “the year is 1963, the night: Halloween. Police are called to 43 Lampkin Ln. only to discover that 15-year-old Judith Myers has been stabbed to death, by her 6-year-old brother, Michael. After being institutionalized for 15 years, Myers breaks out on the night before Halloween. No one knows, nor wants to find out, what will happen on October 31st, 1978 besides Myers’ psychiatrist, Dr. Loomis. He knows Michael is coming back to Haddonfield, but by the time the town realizes it, it’ll be too late for many people.”
In case you aren’t familiar, Horseshoes are an open-faced sandwich originating in Springfield, Illinois, United States. They consist of thick-sliced toasted bread (often Texas toast), a hamburger patty, French fries, and cheese sauce. We thought this would be a fantastic recipe to re-create for Shudder’s Halloween marathon. Not only that, but you can select your own favorite hot sauce for that perfect “blood spatter.”
We hope you enjoy our Haddonfield Horseshoes! Looking for more of a challenge? Head over to our friends at Eat the Dead and try your hand at a Michael Myers Cake! Be sure to head over to Shudder tomorrow for 24 hours of Halloween (1978)! Do you love horror movies as much as we do? Try out Shudder for 14 days with our trial code GWEHOLIDAY! You won’t be disappointed! Also, be sure to check out some of the other recipes we created in partnership with Shudder like Redneck Power Bars, Angela’s Franks and Beans, Miskatonic Revivers, or Pinhead’s Pizzas! Happy Halloween!
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