Cooking the Stranger Things Way: A Fan’s Guide to Show-Inspired Recipes

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Are you a fan of the hit show Stranger Things (one who surely has a Hellfire Club shirt from Merchoid), and do you love to cook? If so, this blog article is your ticket to a culinary adventure like no other. We’ll take you on a journey to the eerie, nostalgic world of Hawkins, Indiana, where supernatural mysteries and culinary delights collide. In this blog, we’ll curate a collection of recipes that capture the essence of Stranger Things for fans and foodies alike.

Eggos: Eleven’s All-Time Favorite

Remember the iconic Eggo waffles that Eleven loved so much? Recreate this Stranger Things classic with a simple waffle recipe. For the authentic experience, serve them with a side of syrup.

Demogorgon Pie: A Sweet Monster Treat

Craft a pie that looks like it came straight from the Upside Down. This dessert combines dark cherries and a flaky crust to mimic the menacing Demogorgon, but it’s delicious, not deadly.

Dustin’s Chocolate Pudding: The Perfect Mid-Adventure Snack

Dustin’s chocolate pudding snack was a hit in the show. Create your own creamy, chocolatey pudding cups to enjoy while binge-watching Stranger Things.

Upside Down-Inspired Beverages

Mix up a concoction of blue raspberry lemonade and add crushed blueberries for a vibrant blue drink, reminiscent of the eerie Upside Down. Top it off with a maraschino cherry for that finishing touch.

Hawkins-Style Pizza: A Slice of the 80s

Transport yourself back to the 1980s with a classic Hawkins-style pizza. Whether you’re making it from scratch or ordering in, Hawkins’ favorite comfort food is just a slice away.


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Demogorgon Dogs: A Monster Twist on Classic Hot Dogs

Wrap hot dogs in biscuit dough, bake them until they’re golden brown, and add some olive slices for Demogorgon-like faces. These savory snacks are perfect for any Stranger Things gathering.

Steve’s Ice Cream Sundae: The Scoop Troop’s Sweet Treat

Create a delicious sundae inspired by Scoops Ahoy with your favorite ice cream, hot fudge, whipped cream, and, of course, sprinkles. Enjoy it while watching your favorite show.

The Mind Flayer Mocktail: A Spooky Sip

Craft a “Mind Flayer Mocktail” that captures the look of the monstrous Mind Flayer while keeping things tasty and alcohol-free.

Hawkins-Style BBQ: Grill Like Chief Hopper

Fire up the grill and prepare some barbecue dishes worthy of Chief Hopper. Whether it’s a classic burger or ribs, savor the flavors of Hawkins.

The Upside Down Cake: A Sweet Finale

End your Stranger Things-themed meal with a slice of Upside Down cake. This pineapple upside-down cake will make you feel like you’ve crossed dimensions and ended up in the eerie otherworld.


So, if you’re looking to add some extra fun to your Stranger Things viewing parties or just want to enjoy some delightful recipes inspired by the show, stay tuned for our Stranger Things Cookbook. These dishes will surely satisfy your cravings for both thrilling mysteries and delectable bites.

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