Halloween/Harvest Tea: Timetable

Ansonia Kitchen Clock with Calendar Dial, late 19th century

Up to 2 weeks ahead:
Prepare Pumpkin Soup and freeze (Both Teas)
Bake Scones and freeze (Both Teas)

Two Days Before:
Prepare Witches’ Hats (Halloween)
Prepare Monster Crunch (Halloween)

Day Before:
Cook bacon, prepare dressing and roast pears for Roasted Pear Salad (Both Teas)
Make the Cheesy Pumpkins, store in fridge (Halloween)
Roll up the Colorful Spirals (Halloween)
Bake the Spider Cheesecake (Halloween)
Bake the Pumpkin Roll (Harvest)
Bake the Apple Tart (Harvest)

Morning of the Tea:
Open and Remove Seeds from Pumpkin Serving Bowls (Both Teas)
Arrange Salad (Both Teas)
Make the Edible Finger Tea Sandwiches (Halloween)
Prepare Veggie Tea Sandwiches, Autumn Ham and Mini Chicken Pitas, cover with a damp town and plastic wrap in fridge (Harvest)

Just Before Serving:
Fill Pumpkin Bowls (Both Teas)
Prepare Tea (Both Teas)