A Harry Potter Halloween Clue

 

 

 

 

To Queen and Country

 

Just a little light reading between classes.

Wingardium Leviosa!

I’ve Almost Finished Doing the Write-up for This Post

Actually, It’s Writing Itself!

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Our Halloween Entrance

The Dancing Gords

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The Marauder’s Map

“I solemnly swear I am up to no good.”

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I am ready to play Harry Potter CLUE.

Our Harry Potter CLUE Game Room

The Table is Set

The Spirits Have Been Summoned

A Roll of the Dice

And All Shall Be Revealed……

You’re Gryffindorable

No, You’re Ravenclawsome

No, You’re Hufflepuffilicious

No, You’re Slytherincredible

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I would love a Dragon Spit Cocktail w/ Tongue

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Dragon’s Spit Cocktail with Tongue

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Dragon’s Tongue from two Dead Mini-Dragons

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Ingredients:

Cherry Brandy – 1 Shot

Dragon Berry Bacardi – 2 Shots

Pomegranate Cranberry Juice – 4 Shots

Grenadine Syrup – 2 Tbsp

3 Ice Cubes

Garnish – 1 Sapota Fruit in Syrup (Tongue)

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Place all your cocktail ingredients into a cocktail shaker or vintage ice crusher as we did here, and mix well.

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Cut a small wedge on the underside of the fruit, so it will rest on the glass and look as though it is lapping up the drink.

Pour the chilled drink into a cocktail glass and garnish with a slice of Sapota fruit!  (Can be found at any Asian grocery store.)

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Happy Haunting!

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“What’s life without a few dragons?”  Ron Weasley

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I Swore I saw Peter Pettigrew.  Just now!  There!

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The Suspects:  Draco Malfoy, Crabbe and Goyle, Lucius Malfoy, Deloris Umbridge, Peter Pettigrew, and Bellatrix Lestrange

The Items:  Sleeping Draught, Vanishing Cabinet, Portkey, Impedimenta, Petrifucus Totalus, and Mandrake

The Locations:  Great Hall, Hospital Wing, Room of Requirement, Potions Classroom, Trophy Room, Divination Classroom, Owlery, Library, Defense Against the Dark Arts

So, Who do YOU Think did it?

How About Some Boar’s Head Stout?

I see the castle ghosts have arrived.

Now The Fun Begins!

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The Dementors!!!

 

Check The Marauder’s Map for Intruders

I do believe I have solved the mystery…..

With Just a Roll of the Dice….

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Hedwig!

Follow The Spiders

The Dementors and The Ghosts

The Death Eaters Dinner

Look out for Malfoy’s Curse!

But First, It’s time for Tea at The Leaky Cauldron

THE Death Eaters

Scabbers has started eating.

Our Pub Food

Gordon Helping Himself

Delicious!

Bangers and Mash w/ Sauteed Onions and Bell Peppers

Delicious Bangers w/ Mustard and Carrot Relish

Click Here for our Trick or Heat Halloween Relish

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When I was creating this Harry Potter Halloween CLUE I decided that Pub Food would be best served here.  The Leaky Cauldron and The Three Broomsticks are places where Harry does eat, and the kinds of foods they serve are things like Fish and Chips, and Bangers and Mash.  So that is what we wanted for our Harry Potter CLUE dining.

Everything was delicious!

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Pumpkin Juice?  Really?

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The Death Eaters, Julie and Gordon Whann

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The Spiders are Following the Candy….

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Our Pub Food

Our Fish and Chips was Courtesy of Long John Silver’s

I know we cheated by not making this ourselves but it is o.k. to save some time and devote it to other areas for our Harry Potter Halloween.

Fish and Chips

with Hush Puppies

(Hush puppies not British, but neither are we.)  🙂

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Halloween Bangers and Mash

Ingredients:

Bangers…

Your favorite Brauts…

Red, Orange and Green Bell Peppers – sliced

1 1/2 Vidalia Onions – sliced

3 Tbsp. Olive Oil

1 Bottle of Beer

Mash…

2 lbs of Blue Potatoes

6 Tbsp Butter

1/2 Cup Milk

Salt and Pepper to Taste

(We did consult our British friends about making the “mash.’  I figured that she would know better than us.  Thank you Heidi!)

In a large saute pan with olive oil, saute the onions and bell pepper trio slices on medium heat. 

Cook them until they are flaccid and slightly caramelized. 

Stir them occasionally, so they will cook evenly.

In a water and beer mixture, at just under a boil, cook your brauts until almost done through.

This process will take about 10 min.

The beer I used was a UFO brand, which gave the brauts some good flavoring.

Grill the brauts over med. heat until the internal temperature reaches 165’F.

Getting good grill marks is key!

The Blue Potatoes at Left, Warming the Peppers and Onions at Right.

This is Sooooooo Good!

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The Mash

Boil your potatoes until done in a large pot… this takes about 12 min. to complete.

Pour your cooked potatoes into a colander to drain.

Place them back in the boiling pot…

Reflections on the Pot

You Can See Me Taking The Photos

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Add your butter to the boiled potatoes and mash them slightly with a potato masher.

Add your milk to the potatoes and mash a little more until you have your desired consistency.

Add salt and pepper to taste.

Be sure not to over mash them or the mixture will turn pasty.

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Harry Potter Postcards

CLUE is MY GAME! 

Happy Halloween!

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