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Sweet Memories

Sweet Memories

11.28.2012
It's uncanny that Mum died the day before we were scheduled to depart. I ate volumes of candy during that long train ride. Nobody suggested...
Serve Michigan Food and Drink This Holiday Season

Serve Michigan Food and Drink This Holiday Season

11.21.2012
Have a great time with your family and friends this season and treat them to some of Michigan's finest. It's a spectacular opportunity...

How World War II Changed Everything -- Even Our Taste for Candy

11.15.2012
Legend has it that Forrest Mars got the idea for M&M'S in the 1930s, during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), when he saw soldiers eating...
Workers From Hershey Scandal Win Big Backpay

Workers From Hershey Scandal Win Big Backpay

Dave Jamieson  11.14.2012
Foreign students who claimed they toiled under abusive conditions at a Pennsylvania plant handling Hershey candies last year have won over...
PHOTO: A 7-Foot Gummy Python That Weighs 27 Pounds

PHOTO: A 7-Foot Gummy Python That Weighs 27 Pounds

Rachel Tepper  11.12.2012
Ever wanted to share a gummy with a friend and find that it's too darn small to split? Unusual gift site Vat19 is here to remedy that...
Food As a Reward: What Are We Teaching?

Food As a Reward: What Are We Teaching?

11. 9.2012
Every single one of our meals with our families should be treated as a celebration of life. After all, the food we prepare, share and eat...
Boy Steals $4,000 From Parents For Candy

Boy Steals $4,000 From Parents For Candy

11. 8.2012
Imagine a kid in a candy store. Now imagine a kid in a candy store with $4,000 to spend. A nine-year-old Ukrainian boy spent nearly $4,000...
Every Skittle Lovers Fantasy Machine

Every Skittle Lovers Fantasy Machine

11. 6.2012
Do you absolutely and utterly loathe orange skittles? Have you spent hours of your life sifting through bags of the colorful candy to find...
Candy Energetics: What Filling Up Your Tank on Halloween Looks Like

Candy Energetics: What Filling Up Your Tank on Halloween Looks Like

10.31.2012
A gallon of gas weighs about six pounds and contains about 130 million Joules (130,000 kilojoules) or about 30,000 calories. So here are...

The Trick To Managing The Treats

10.30.2012
Halloween candy showed up in August (as though we needed to get a jump on our holiday shopping!) and will still be on sale in November....
7 Kid-Friendly Cooking Projects For A Rainy Halloween Day

7 Kid-Friendly Cooking Projects For A Rainy Halloween Day

10.30.2012
The kids are home from school, and you want to keep them entertained -- and fed.
The Great Pumpkin Retires, Tired of Fighting Halloween Bureaucracy

The Great Pumpkin Retires, Tired of Fighting Halloween Bureaucracy

10.26.2012
After decades of appearing in pumpkin patches to the delight of children around the world, the Great Pumpkin has decided to call it quits....
Top 5 List of the Best, Good-for-You Halloween Candy (Psst... GMOs Are Not Invited)

Top 5 List of the Best, Good-for-You Halloween Candy (Psst... GMOs Are Not Invited)

10.25.2012
It's that time of year when autumn leaves are falling, the air turns brisk and biting, and people start thinking about Halloween. I'm never...
8 Homemade Halloween Treats

8 Homemade Halloween Treats

10.25.2012
Peanut butter cups, caramels and, of course, chocolate -- will surely leave your guests believing they've been treated rather than tricked....