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How to Make a Sushi Brain for Halloween

This frighteningly real-looking smoked salmon appetizer is perfect for your Halloween spread.
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It's a No-Brainer

This isn't a real brain — but it looks like one! To make it you'll need one ripe avocado, cream cheese, seasoned cooked sushi rice, smoked salmon and red tobiko (flying fish roe).

By Heather Ramsdell and Clifford Endo for Food Network Kitchen

Photography by Heather Ramsdell

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Prep the Avocado

Halve your avocado lengthwise and remove the pit. Carefully peel each half. Make 2 small balls of cream cheese; press one into the cavity of one avocado half where the pit used to be.

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Stuff with Cream Cheese

Stuff the other avocado half with cream cheese.

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Press Together

Press the two halves back together again; the cream cheese should adhere them.

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