Call On These 5 Dishes for Your Ghostbusters Party

Strap on your Proton Pack and get ready to extinguish some Ghostbusters-themed appetizers. Ahead of the new movie's release, we have compiled drinks and dishes inspired by ghoulish villains and ghostbusters alike from the 1984 original and the 2016 reboot. Whether you're hosting a viewing party of the old-school flick or kicking back at the theater with some snacks in your bag, we've got you covered.

For starters, drink some refreshing Mean Green Cucumber Juice (pictured above) that looks just like Slimer, and check out more ideas below.

The '80s Ghostbuster Dip

Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip; Alton Brown

Photo by: Tara Donne

Tara Donne

Ah, spinach-artichoke dip. Still a party staple today, but it was at its peak in the '80s. If you make it extra green with food dye, it could even be an ode to Slimer.

The Modern Ghostbuster Sandwich

Hosts Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott's dish, Fried Chicken and Waffle Blt with Jalapeno-Honey Mayo, for their Spring Picnic, as seen on Cooking Channel’s Tori & Dean Specials, Tori & Dean’s Spring Picnic.

Photo by: Eddy Chen ©2015, Cooking Channel, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Eddy Chen, 2015, Cooking Channel, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Ghostbusters need to fuel up, and in modern New York, that's usually done with a fried chicken sandwich. Take things to an even trendier level by using waffles as buns in this hybrid BLT-chicken and waffles sandwich.

Stay Puft Cookies

If you can't beat 'em, eat 'em. It's always s'more fun when you're pretending to battle Stay Puft by eating s'mores cookies.

Ghostcake Killa

These ghost cupcakes are almost too obvious a pick, but c'mon — you have to go with the theme.

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