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So a Priest Attends a Seance...

10.31.2013
Intrigued by the quirk factor, by the mystical quality of the place, I decided to go with a friend to a séance that was part of the festival,...

Happy Challah-ween

10.30.2013
"Are we allowed to trick or treat if we're Jewish?" I don't recall my father's answer but judging by his fervor of instilling fear into...

Children Are Eating Too Much Sugar, but Halloween Is Not to Blame

10.30.2013
While there is certainly reason to be concerned with American children's sugar consumption, our focus should be on the staple foods and...
Healthier Halloween Snacking -- Some Tricks to Employ When Selecting Treats

Healthier Halloween Snacking -- Some Tricks to Employ When Selecting Treats

10.30.2013
In the spirit of setting a good example for my children, my colleagues and promoting healthier options, here are a few ideas to keep in...
Taste-Test: Do the Sections of Candy Corn Taste Different From One Another?

Taste-Test: Do the Sections of Candy Corn Taste Different From One Another?

10.30.2013
We cut up some corn, blindfolded some eating pros and got to work.
7 Things You Didn't Know About Candy

7 Things You Didn't Know About Candy

10.30.2013
Just in time for Halloween, professor Samira Kawash has come out with a 350-page book all about everyone's favorite sugar snack: candy....
The 9 Most-Hated Halloween Treats

The 9 Most-Hated Halloween Treats

Lauren Mikler  10.28.2013
Don't be the worst trick-or-treating house on the block.
Five Ways I Won't Be Celebrating Halloween This Year

Five Ways I Won't Be Celebrating Halloween This Year

10.25.2013
I try to love Halloween as much as the next parent, but I admit to having my limits when it comes to embracing this kid frenzy of overdone...
9 Amazing Haribo Gummies You Can't Get in America

9 Amazing Haribo Gummies You Can't Get in America

10.24.2013
Turns out that while we're chewing on gold bears over here, our European brethren are noshing on fried eggs, vampires and habanero treats....
Show The World How Much You Love Candy Corn

Show The World How Much You Love Candy Corn

10.22.2013
For those of you who love this Halloween treat and don't care who knows it.
Taste Test: Ranking The Best British Chocolate Bars

Taste Test: Ranking The Best British Chocolate Bars

Kristen Aiken  10.21.2013
Uh oh, there might be something better than a Snickers bar.
Halloween Warning: Watch Out for Neurotoxic Artificial Food Dyes in M&M's Candies

Halloween Warning: Watch Out for Neurotoxic Artificial Food Dyes in M&M's Candies

10.18.2013
Mars is one of many companies that use natural colorings in products they market in Europe but artificial dyes to color the same products...
9 Candies That Adults Love But Kids Hate

9 Candies That Adults Love But Kids Hate

10.18.2013
Poor kids -- they don't know what they're missing.
10 Homemade Halloween Candies

10 Homemade Halloween Candies

10.18.2013
Ten gooey, sticky, crunchy, decadent candies to be made at home.