Eyeball Soup with Bugs… Anyone?

Happy Halloween!

Sweet treats have been abundant to celebrate the fun of Halloween, so I decided to incorporate a bit of the gross-out factor that Halloween usually encompasses into our dinner last night. Martha Stewart’s folks came up with this icky-but-yummy soup idea that I re-named Eyeball Soup with Bugs.

Before you get too weirded out by the idea, I should tell you that it’s really just a nice, tomato soup with cheese and olives that are manufactured to be the ‘eyeballs’ and ‘bugs.’

Traveling bugs across the surface of your soup full of eyeballs… isn’t that what everyone hopes for on Halloween night?

You’re guaranteed to be dubbed the *cool* adult in the neighborhood if you serve this up to visiting children. Chilly day outside? Instead of offering kids a hot cup of cocoa, consider doling out mugs of tomato soup with an eyeball and a bug. Nothing but fun there.

Happy Trick or Treating tonight! We’ll be following Harry Potter around our neighborhood (if we can manage to keep up with the sprinting from house to house). A glass of wine might just have to accompany our journey.

This recipe can be found here:Β  Eyeball Soup with Bugs

30 Responses to “Eyeball Soup with Bugs… Anyone?”

  1. postedOct 31, 2008 8:49 AM

    I think kids would love this! Happy Halloween!

  2. postedOct 31, 2008 8:50 AM

    Oooooh creepy! But still delicious looking.

  3. postedOct 31, 2008 9:53 AM
    Victoria Sponge

    That’s brilliant and such a relief from all the sweet stuff! Happy Halloween.

  4. postedOct 31, 2008 12:04 PM

    And that is so what Halloween should be about!

  5. postedOct 31, 2008 12:43 PM

    This is so cute! Have a great night!

  6. postedOct 31, 2008 12:44 PM

    A very cute idea, and it’s actually good for you!

  7. postedOct 31, 2008 12:53 PM

    This is too cute…..what a great idea.

  8. postedOct 31, 2008 1:43 PM
    Barbara Bakes

    Soup is on the menu for tonight. Maybe I’ll have to add some bugs!

  9. postedOct 31, 2008 2:22 PM

    How adorable! And perfect for a Halloween dinner. πŸ™‚

  10. postedOct 31, 2008 2:50 PM
    Cathy - wheresmydamnanswer

    Very fun and get a little disturbing… Ha Ha – Happy Halloween

  11. postedOct 31, 2008 2:56 PM

    How clever is this! Kids and adults will get a chuckle out of this one. Happy Halloween.

  12. postedOct 31, 2008 3:34 PM

    How fun! I love all of the sppoky creations at Halloween!

  13. postedOct 31, 2008 5:35 PM

    I LOVE IT! So creative, and fun!

  14. postedOct 31, 2008 5:44 PM
    Lori Lynn

    Adorable! My nephews will love this!

  15. postedOct 31, 2008 7:50 PM
    Proud Italian Cook

    That so cute, it actually looks delicious to me! I’m an eyeball kind of girl πŸ˜‰

  16. postedOct 31, 2008 8:24 PM

    I love it! Fabulous Halloween idea – the kids will love it!

  17. postedOct 31, 2008 9:01 PM

    The bugs are my favorite part! I don’t think you’ll ever catch me saying that again πŸ™‚

  18. postedOct 31, 2008 9:11 PM

    Happy Halloween!

  19. postedOct 31, 2008 9:12 PM

    The eyeballs are adorable! I love this because it’s kid-friendly but still simple and elegant – all of the things a Halloween dish should be, whether you’re serving children or not!!

  20. postedOct 31, 2008 10:04 PM
    Gretchen Noelle

    Hysterical! It may be hard to eat though with those creepy eyes looking back!

  21. postedOct 31, 2008 11:43 PM

    I think my kids would be laughing to hard to eat πŸ™‚

  22. postedNov 1, 2008 12:26 AM

    HAhaaha I LOVE IT! Just make sure to get all the laughs out before they start choking on eyeballs πŸ™‚

  23. postedNov 1, 2008 12:49 AM

    Lol such a cute idea. I can’t say I’ve ever wanted to eat an eyeball, but this post is definitely making me want to reconsider. Tasty soup…I’ve yet to make a tomato soup from scratch! Happy Halloween :)!!

  24. postedNov 1, 2008 9:36 AM

    I like the one of the bug creeping across the soup. Cute!

  25. postedNov 1, 2008 11:25 AM

    SUCH a fun idea for the soup!! Even though the title is eerie, haha πŸ˜€

  26. postedNov 1, 2008 2:23 PM

    so many of the halloween recipes out there are clever or cute, but nasty. this is yummy and nifty–thanks! πŸ™‚

  27. postedNov 1, 2008 2:55 PM
    Mark Boxshus "Cookie Doctor"

    This is way too cute. It’s perfect for all of the “adult” kids I know as well


  28. postedNov 2, 2008 12:56 AM

    I have to say, also, that this is too cute!

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  30. postedNov 5, 2008 4:02 AM

    wow what an awesome colour of the soup.Lovely presentation.

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