We hate when we get halfway through a recipe and realize we have no fucking clue what it actually means to sauté onions, blanch veggies, or bring something to a “rolling” boil. The thing is, industry food terms and cookbook jargon often sound a lot scarier than they actually are.
Be it in movies or a haunted house, Halloween is all about a good scare: turning a dark corner and running into a cackling corpse, finding a bloodied head hanging in your closet or opening the door to a knife-wielding zombie. Related: 30 Photos Of Unretouched Butts, In Case You Forgot What They Really Look Like It’s enough to make you run to your mamma. Foley Artists) rely on a variety of foods — from melons to chocolate syrup — to get your scare on. Casaba Melon This was the melon of choice to create the sound of Janet Leigh being stabbed over and over again in the famous Psycho shower scene. According to the book, “Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho,” by Stephen Rebello, when it came to creating the sound effects for the stabbing, Hitchcock sent for a watermelon.