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Halloween Candy

Halloween Is For The Kid In YOU!

Laurie Schacht | Posted 12.21.2014 | Parents
Laurie Schacht

Every year, kids continue to dress up in classic costumes. In fact, I would bet that when you open your door for trick-or-treaters, nine out of 10 times you'll see a superhero or a princess.

Say Yes to Sweet but No to HFCS

Emily Luchetti | Posted 10.21.2014 | Taste
Emily Luchetti

Isn't it okay to have a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup every now and again? Why is Emily Luchetti against fun? These are all questions that I'm sure you're asking yourself.

This Halloween, Teal is the New Orange

Lindsey Orlofsky | Posted 12.20.2014 | Parents
Lindsey Orlofsky

On Halloween, it doesn't matter if you're dressed as Superman or Wonder Woman; if you're living with life-threatening food allergies, candy is your kryptonite.

Hoodwinked on Halloween: The Year I Was Mugged for My Candy

Parri Sontag | Posted 12.17.2014 | Women
Parri Sontag

And then the door opened. And standing before us were the two meanest kids in the neighborhood... older kids... nasty kids -- identical twin bullies who once ambushed me when I was riding my bike around the block.

Food For My Friends: A Not-So-Scary Food Allergy Guide for Halloween

Emily Liebert | Posted 12.17.2014 | Parents
Emily Liebert

October 31st can be a daunting night for many parents, specifically if their children have food allergies. No one wants their kids to feel left out or like they can't enjoy the same fun trick-or-treating as everyone else.

10 Things You Never Knew About Candy Corn, The Candy You Love To Hate

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 10.17.2014 | Taste

Love it or hate it, candy corn is here to stay.

Denver Police Warn Of Marijuana Candy Ahead Of Halloween

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.16.2014 | Weird News

With marijuana now legal in Colorado and cannabis candy a big part of the scene, Denver police are issuing an unusual warning ahead of Halloween. In s...

When It Comes To Candy Bars, Size Matters

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 10.16.2014 | Taste

But bigger isn't always better.

6 Halloween Treats From Our Youth That Make Us Want To Be Kids Again

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 10.15.2014 | Fifty

It's nearly Halloween, a time for pumpkins, costumes, and candy, candy, candy. In 2013, Reese's peanut butter cups, M&M's, and Snickers were all the r...

Rattlesnakes Have Been Observed

Tom Judson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tom Judson

Every year toward the end of September, as my teeth sink into the crystallized outer shell of the season's first striated melocreme, I hop into my confectionary time machine and find myself whisked back to 10 happy days in Montana.

The Cravin': A Frightful Halloween Candy Confessional

Carlotta Eike Stankiewicz | Posted 12.14.2014 | Parents
Carlotta Eike Stankiewicz

I ignored my sweet-free diet/and let appetite run riot, scarfing Kit Kats by the score./ I let appetite run riot, crunching Kit Kats by the score,/ till the bag held nothing more.

How to Make Black Licorice From Scratch

Food52 | Posted 12.07.2014 | Taste

Even if you think you're a card-carrying member of the Licorice Haters Club, I beg you to try homemade licorice.

A Linguistics Take On The Pronunciation Of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

Alanna Lynch | Posted 11.23.2014 | Taste
Alanna Lynch

I decided to take on the challenge of mediating the argument between "Ree-says" and "Ree-sees."

Killer Legends Available on DVD and iTunes

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 09.07.2014 | Entertainment
Stephen D. Winick

Good news for folklore enthusiasts and legend trippers: Killer Legends, a smart, scary documentary I discussed when it was first aired back in February, is now available on DVD and iTunes.

Microwaving Candy: What Your Favorite Candy Looks Like Melted to Oblivion

Foodbeast | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

Similar to reverse rocket science, the crew gathered all the candy in the office -- from Skittles to Reese's Peanut Butter Cups -- and wondered what would happen if we pulverized them in the microwave.

What to Do With Leftover Halloween Candy

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Jeanette Pavini

You've been pilfering from the trick-or-treat stash all month long. This week your kids are going to come home with bucketfuls of candy. This candy binge has to end! Or does it? Fortunately, there are dozens of things you can do with leftover candy to make sure not a single sweet treat goes to waste.

Trick or Treat Candy Coping Tips

Penny Love | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Penny Love

I've been known to eat stale candy glued to a gingerbread house and even petrified tootsie rolls stuck to the wrapper that practically break your teeth. If any of this rings a bell for you, then this article may be just in time to help you think outside the (candy) box this Halloween.

Lessons Learned from an (Allergy-Safe) Halloween Costume

Carissa K | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Carissa K

he limitations are all things that we can manage and I'll always be there, finding creative ways to help him enjoy himself in safe ways.

What to Do with Leftover Halloween Candy

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.31.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

There's going to be candy everywhere for days. At first it feels like a dream come true, until it's not.

Halloween Rules the Universe

Chef Rossi | Posted 12.31.2013 | Fifty
Chef Rossi

I think the biggest thrill to Halloween was the chance to pretend to be someone else, anyone other then a chubby Jewish girl stuck in a small town on the Jersey shore, with a mother who felt paying full price for anything was an abomination.

My Response To The Lady Who Says, 'No Candy For You, Fatso!'

Jen M.L. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Jen M.L.

Halloween is a time for kids to put on crazy costumes and go ask strangers for candy. It doesn't make a lot of sense, but it's fun. Unless you live next door to this lady.

WATCH: This Will Change The Way You Look At Halloween Candy

Posted 10.31.2013 | Healthy Living

Unreal Eats is Healthy Living's original video series, where we go behind calorie counts and health claims to examine what's really in the processed ...

A Halloween Contract For More Acceptable Working Conditions

Beth Woolsey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Beth Woolsey

It's time to come clean, parents. All the way out of the candy-stealing closet. It's time to stand up for ourselves and demand our rights, because you know what? Kids can't do this trick-or-treat thing without us.

The Sweetest Halloween Art You'll See All Year

Posted 10.30.2013 | Weird News

It must take incredible patience to have that many sweets without eating them all. Artist and blogger for Detroit Free Press, Eric Millikin, ha...

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

Thrillist | Posted 12.30.2013 | Taste

We cut up some corn, blindfolded some eating pros and got to work.