Fall TV show buzz is in the air! It’s time to gather your friends and family ‘round the TV for the return of your favorite vampires, housewives and talent show judges. Try these deliciously fun new recipes from the Betty Crocker kitchen experts, inspired by your favorite TV shows!
Can’t get enough TV? Just like you, reality TV star and former “bachelorette” Trista Sutter loves watching her favorite shows with friends and family each week.
These fun ideas are sure to be a hit
with your friends and family this fall!
We love sinking our teeth into a good vampire show. Love and horror go hand-in-hand in the mysterious world of the undead as fiery passions and supernatural secrets heat up the night. The battle between good and evil is fun, sexy, and always leaves us thirsty for more.
Thirsting for Blood...Red Sangria? This citrusy martini gets its striking layered appearance from drops of sangria-inspired simple syrup made from red wine and dark sweet cherries (after all, “sangria” means “bleeding” in Spanish!). An “impaled” cherry adds the finishing touch. Get the recipe »
The drama - and wine - flows freely on these shows, offering an indulgent escape from the reality of everyday life. Whether focusing on the lives of celebrities, housewives or bachelorettes, these shows offer an intriguing glimpse into the lives and loves of the stiletto-clad crowd.
Here’s a better way to serve boxed wine - in cupcake form! These fashion-
forward cupcakes are infused with popular wines like sauvignon blanc, zinfandel, rosé and champagne - and perfect for get-togethers with girlfriends.
While the modern American family is being reinvented every day, we still relate to the all-too-familiar characters on our favorite family shows. Whether it’s the overachiever mom, the dad who’s trying to be cool, or the precocious but loveable kid, these characters are both smart and funny, especially when they come together over what really matters most.
You won’t have to ask twice to get everyone in front of this pile of potatoey goodness, topped with cheese, salsa and fresh veggies like tomatoes and avocado. This twist on classic nachos is so good- it may be a fight to snatch the last bite! Get the recipe »
Put down your pencils and check out the shows that are sure to be on your honor roll this fall. We love sharing in the triumphs and heartbreaks our favorite students encounter on campus each week - whether they are belting out tunes in show choir, competing on the football gridiron, or just goofing off in study group.
Go to the head of the class with this new twist on the traditional poke cake. Two cupcakes are “poked” and splashed with fruity slushee syrup, then topped with colorful cherry or blue raspberry frosting and glittery sugar. You’ll give them an A! Get the recipe »
Talent competitions are in the spotlight, as rising stars sing and dance their way to fame and fortune. But while contestants may come and go, it’s the judges - both spicy and sweet - whose personalities really keep us tuning in each week.
These popcorn mixes are customizable with a variety of flavors that bring personality to the table. Which one is your favorite- Sugary Sweet, Angry Jerk, Worldly Spice or Flaky Nut? You be the judge! Get the recipe »
If it’s not at home, the workplace is a favorite setting for some of this fall’s most anticipated shows. Coworkers who bicker like siblings ultimately connect over the communal coffee pot, finding ways to make the 9 to 5 grind not only bearable, but fun.
Who doesn’t love a donut at the office- or at home? These homemade donuts start with refrigerated biscuits, then add a sweet glaze and crunchy Cocoa Puffs cereal for a fun and chocolaty punch. Get the recipe »
The geeks are suddenly chic! The socially awkward but super-smart set is all over the small screen this fall, speaking a language all their own. What they lack in social skills, they make up for in humor. We wouldn’t hold it against you if you calculate a countdown until next week’s episode!
It’s a simple equation: mango + raspberry + cheesecake + pie = delicious! Take a cue from the molecular gastronomy trend and scoop up this deconstructed dessert that literally “pops” with flavor! Get the recipe »
It’s raining men on the fall TV schedule. These men are guys’ guys who tend to hang out in their “man caves,” at the game or at a bar. However frustrating they may be to the women in their lives, it’s their funny antics that keep us tuning in each week.
This manly sandwich is all about extremes. Two meats - beer-soaked barbecued pork and savory smoked sausage - are piled high on an onion bun with coleslaw and pickles to top it off. It might take two (or more!) men to polish off this messy but awesome creation. Get the recipe »
Saturday morning cartoons and a bowl of cereal- it was so fun to be young. Thankfully, new primetime cartoons provide a colorful break from the hectic, all-too-grown-up world around us.
This colorful adult malt is inspired from the classic Pink Squirrel cocktail- but adds childhood favorites like ice cream and Trix cereal to evoke the flavors of childhood in a completely grown-up way. Get the recipe »
Food reality shows fire up the competitive spirit with innovative challenges that push cuisines - and tempers - to the breaking point. Mix in some spicy personalities, along with a “secret ingredient,” for an experience that will leave you hungry for more!
This winning food truck-inspired dish loads up a Mexican quesadilla with the flavor of Korean barbecue. And what’s the secret ingredient? Kimchi! Get the recipe »
Jump back to the ‘60’s where glamorous dramas bring mod men and women to life, capturing the cocktails, fashions and flirtations of the “jet age.”
This modern take on an old-fashioned cocktail infuses the flavors of peach, citrus and maple syrup into the classic bourbon drink. Finish it off with a single, large ice cube to give it a modern twist that’s perfect for a dimly-lit bar or kicking back on your own sofa. Get the recipe »
The headline for these late night talk shows is- hilarious! Comedy abounds after dark as clever hosts share their points of view on the news of the day- even sparring with each other on topics including politics, pop culture and even ice cream.
These yummy chocolate cookies are crammed with all your late night hosts’ favorite snack foods- chewy, chocolatey caramels, salty potato chips and crunchy waffle cones. With these cookies on hand, we don’t blame you if you raid the pantry late at night. Get the recipe »