October 4, 2014

EXAMINATION Have you ever wondered? You know. What does human meat taste like? Putting this blog and cookbook together has encouraged me to ponder this question. You know it was going to come up. Well, thanks to Chef Jim Thomlinson of London Mess, we now have an interesting approximation. Jim and his conspirator, Emma Thomas […]

Pumpkin Spice from scratch

September 12, 2014

EXAMINATION A beginning is a very delicate time. In this time, the most precious substance in the universe is Pumpkin Spice. The Pumpkin Spice extends life and expands consciousness. The Pumpkin Spice is vital to pies, scones, and yes, even lattes. Mmmm… Pumpkin Spice. Definitely my favorite girl power pop singer. She married the footballer, […]

Pumpkin Puree from Scratch

September 3, 2014

EXAMINATION When the craving hits for something made with pumpkin, any old can of pumpkin puree will do the job. However, when the bounty of Autumn’s harvest arrives, and there are pumpkins a-plenty, it would be a tragedy of the highest order to not make your own. ANALYSIS Yield: 4 cups Cooking Time: 45 minutes […]

Kate and Sidney Pie

July 13, 2014

For the inaugural Morbid Meal that I shared over at, in honor of the podcast’s discussion of the Sweeney Todd movies and plays, I wanted to peruse the nefarious cookbook of Mrs. Lovett. Sadly, this treasured tome has been lost to the ages. It was probably either confiscated as evidence or lost in one […]

Chicken Stock from scratch

July 12, 2014

EXAMINATION If you eat a lot of chicken at home, make sure that you save all of the bones for a homemade chicken stock. It is easy to make, especially if you have a pressure cooker, and it is by far healthier and tastier than anything you get out of a can. If you are […]

Pumpkin Butter

Pumpkin Butter

July 11, 2014

My apartment smells like Autumn. Yes, it is only July, but since I could boil food on my patio, my mind seeks a certain escape. Not only am I daydreaming of cooler days (cough — still Arizona mind you — cough), but I am also working on my “Halloween Special” for The fine folks […]

An offal person

June 13, 2014

If you are like us, then you might be an offal person, too. Our first bit of swag is an apron that you can customize which reads: If you are what you eat, then I am an offal person

Good evening!

March 11, 2014

Welcome to! Pardon the dust as we carve up a new website for our upcoming cookbook, Morbid Meals: Ghastly Gastronomy for the Morbidly Epicurious by Dan Shaurette. A preview of some of our recipes will be made available here and also over at Stay tuned for more information.

Poster from the film "The Hunger". (Image from Wikipedia ~

Bloody Miriam

January 19, 2009

Bloody Miriam   Author: Dan Shaurette Nutrition Information Serves: 1 Serving size: 8.5oz Calories: 159.1 Fat: 0.06g Saturated fat: 0.01g Carbohydrates: 8.39g Sugar: 0g Sodium: 304.77mg Fiber: 0.73g Protein: 0.85g Cholesterol: 0mg Recipe type: Drink Cuisine: Halloween Prep time:  5 mins Total time:  5 mins Print A new drink recipe for the collection, featuring sherry, and named after the vampiress Miriam Blaylock from the movie, “The Hunger”. Ingredients 3 […]

Photo of Bela Lugosi (From Wikipedia -

Bela Mimosa

October 11, 2008

Bela Mimosa   Author: Dan Shaurette Nutrition Information Serving size: 5oz Calories: 107.87 Fat: 0.21g Saturated fat: 0.02g Unsaturated fat: 0.08g Carbohydrates: 15.45g Sodium: 2.53mg Fiber: 0.63g Protein: 0.82g Cholesterol: 0mg Recipe type: Drink Cuisine: Halloween Print This twist on the traditional mimosa is named after Bela Lugosi and features the juice of blood oranges. Ingredients 2 oz champagne 3 oz Blood orange juice dash of grenadine Garnish […]

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