Sunday, March 8, 2009

Twilight DVD Release Party Checklist & Recipes

Twilight, the movie, is coming out on DVD on Friday, March the 20th, 2009. In celebration of this twilighting event, Borders bookstores throughout the United States will be having trivia contests, fun facts about Twilight, and more. (I will be participating in the festivities at the Santa Row Borders in San Jose, Ca.

Here is a quick reminder checklist for the DVD release party!

-Bring a coat or jacket (in case you have to wait outside)
-Don't forget your cell phone and camera (extra batteries perhaps)
-Borders discount card/credit or debit card
-Make sure your living room is decorated for your Twilight DVD party
-Go to the grocery store, prior to the release party, so you have snacks for your party.
-Download the E-Book, Love At First Bite, The Unofficial Twilight Cookbook for Bell's Lasagna, Harry's Famous Fish Fry, Candied Apple and other FANtwilight Treats. ISBN: 9781440128370 E-Book $6.00

A Snack to Serve your friends, excerpt from Love At First Bite, The Unofficial Twilight Cookbook: Too Hot to Handle Popcorn and Port Angeles Snack Attack.
Too Hot to Handle
8 quarts of plain popped popcorn
1 cup butter or margarine
½ cup light corn syrup
1 package of red-hot candies.

Directions: Place popcorn in a large bowl and set aside. In a saucepan, combine butter, corn syrup and red hot candies, bring to a boil over medium heat stirring constantly. Pour the mixture over the popcorn and mix thoroughly. Place popcorn mixture onto a baking pan and bake at 250 degrees for 50 minutes. To cool, remove from the pan and place on waxed paper.

Port Angeles Snack Attack
2 7-inch flour tortillas
2 Tablespoons strawberry cream cheese
¼ cup of raisins
¼ cup of dried cranberries
1 cup finely chopped green apples
1 teaspoon sugar and cinnamon combined

Directions: Finely chop apples and place them in a medium sized bowl. Add cranberries, raisins, and sugar cinnamon mixture and stir. Then, fry the tortilla with one tablespoon of margarine in a skillet till crisp. Place tortilla on a paper towel to take off excess margarine and to cool. Once cooled, spread cream cheese and top with apple concoction.