Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 DVD Giveaway + Hippo-Potatomus Recipe

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is out on Blu-ray and DVD 17th Feb and to celebrate I have a 3 DVDs to give away to 3 lucky readers. I can also share with you the specially created recipe for Hippo-Potatomus a great dish to make with the kids during half-term!

The movie picks up from the first one where Inventor Flint Lockwood thought he had saved the world when he destroyed his most infamous invention — a machine that turned water into food causing cheeseburger rain and  spaghetti tornadoes. But Flint soon learns that his invention survived and is now combining food and animals to create – “foodimals!” Flint and his friends embark on an adventurously mouth-watering mission to battle hungry tacodiles, shrimpanzees, hippotatomuses, cheesepiders and other foodimals to save the world – again!

My daughter loved this movie when she saw it so I’m sure she’d love the DVD or Blue-ray with all the extra features they come with – perfect half-term viewing!


To win 1 of 3 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 DVD’s just enter the rafflecopter at the bottom of this page and tell me what your favourite home movie snack is?

Cloudy 2 - Hippotato Recipe


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A Hippo-Potatomus is a delicious hollowed out potato skin filled with melted cheese and bacon pieces, served with a dollop of sour cream and spring onions.
Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: British
Serves: 6
  • 7 Small Idaho potatoes
  • 2 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • ½ Cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 Slices bacon, cooked until crisp and crumbled
  • ½ Cup sour cream
  • 3 Spring onions
  • Whole cloves
  1. Heat the oven to 200°C. Scrub potatoes and pierce a few times with a fork, place on a baking sheet and bake for 50 minutes, or until tender. Remove from oven, and let cool. When cool enough to handle, split each potato in half lengthways and scoop out the potatoes leaving a ¼ inch border around the edges. Reserve the potato flesh for another use (like mashed potatoes).
  2. Take one of the potato skins and cut out 12 small circles using a paring knife (about the size of your little finger nail). Set aside. Take 6 of the potato skins, and cut two small slits on top of the potato near to one end perpendicular to the cut edge. Insert the circles into the slots for ‘ears’. Stick two cloves just in front of the ears for eyes.
  3. Place the remaining potato skins, skin side down on a baking sheet. Place the halves with the ears and the eyes skin side up on the baking sheet. Brush the skins with melted butter and season the skin side down ones with salt and pepper. Bake for 8-10 minutes, until golden brown around the edges.
  4. Sprinkle the bottoms (the halves that you baked skin side down) with the cheddar cheese, top with a spoonful of sour cream and sprinkle with the bacon.
  5. Cut the spring onions into ¼ inch lengths, and use two of them to create bottom ‘teeth’. Cut a tooth pick into ½ inch lengths; attach two cut spring onions to the upper half and place on top of a loaded potato skin. Repeat with remaining potato skins and serve immediately. Remove tooth picks and cloves from upper half before eating.

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  1. Heather Haigh

    I love your hippopotatamus – what a fun way to get kids to eat a healthy spud.

  2. Carrie Talbot-Ashby

    Nacho cheese & breadsticks! Yum! Not so good for my thighs though lol :-)

  3. Kel Ellen Hirst

    I enjoy chocolate, yummy!!!

  4. Rachel B


  5. anthony fisher

    anything chocolate

    1. Camilla

      My choice too:=)

  6. jackie curran

    chocolate buttons

  7. susan willshee

    it has to be popcorn!

  8. sue lempkowski


  9. brittany

    I love popcorn and chocolate

  10. Emma Price

    Boring, but a classic – salted popcorn!

  11. katherine b

    Popcorn x

  12. laura avery

    Chocolate covered peanuts!

  13. jodie harvey

    nice box of cchocolates

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