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Halloween Candy

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

Foodbeast | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Foodbeast

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
Thrillist

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

Top 5 Halloween Sours That Turn Sweet

Kevin Walsh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

It's the only time of year that we encourage our kids to scream in the night, befriend strangers -- and even accept candy from them. It's that magical, cold, rainy school night that only gets better as the years pass. The look of fatigue, crabbiness and general consternation of the toddlers becomes a fond memory.

Healthy Halloween: Treats, Tricks and Tips

Jennifer Tyler Lee | Posted 12.29.2013 | Taste
Jennifer Tyler Lee

I'm not advocating eliminating candy all together. A treat or two every so often is fine. What I am arguing is that we should find ways to make it more balanced -- to bring a few fun and healthy Halloween treats and tricks to the party.

13 Ways To Deal With All That Halloween Candy

Betsy Brown Braun | Posted 12.29.2013 | Parents
Betsy Brown Braun

Here are some suggestions for dealing with Halloween candy (that is, if there is anything left after you have raided the stash after the kids go to bed).

Ghosts, Goblins and Sprawl: What How Kids Trick-or-Treat in Your Neighborhood Says About Your Community

Leigh Gallagher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Leigh Gallagher

Halloween trick or treating is many things: a tradition of American childhood, a chance for kids and adults alike to express their creativity, a day when it's OK for everyone to eat candy. Here's something else it's inadvertently become: a measure of how far apart many Americans now live from their neighbors -- and as such, a proxy for community.

POLL: Are Your Celebrating Halloween This Year?

Posted 12.28.2013 | MarloThomas

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The 9 Most-Hated Halloween Treats

Lauren Mikler | Posted 10.29.2013 | Taste

Don't be the worst trick-or-treating house on the block.

Are Halloween Treats Keeping You Up At Night?

Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living

By Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D. for YouBeauty Halloween is almost here and stores are filled to the max with candy. Although Halloween candy can ...

Five Ways I Won't Be Celebrating Halloween This Year

Anna Sandler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Anna Sandler

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 costumes and too much candy. Here are five ways I won't be celebrating the holiday this year, no matter how much my kids beg me.

The 7 Halloween Candies We Miss Most From Our Childhood

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 10.26.2013 | Fifty

These days, polls indicate that Kit Kats, Snickers, Skittles, Nerds and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are among everyone's favorite Halloween treats. ...

Kids Try 'Healthy' Halloween Candy, React Accordingly

Posted 10.29.2013 | Parents

This might just be (just about) the cruelest Halloween trick there is. If these kids ever forgive Crest for trying to fool them with horrible-sounding...

Why Halloween Is Really a Scary Holiday: A Dentist's Perspective

Mark Burhenne | Posted 12.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Burhenne

If your children eat candy, make sure it's under a controlled environment. Have drinking water available to them (to buffer the huge hit of acids that ensue within minutes of candy consumption) and a toothbrush nearby (for the mandatory tooth brushing session within 20 minutes of the candy consumption).

Show The World How Much You Love Candy Corn

Posted 10.22.2013 | Taste

For those of you who love this Halloween treat and don't care who knows it.

9 Candies That Adults Love But Kids Hate

Bon Appetit | Posted 10.18.2013 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Poor kids -- they don't know what they're missing.

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

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Mars is one of many companies that use natural colorings in products they market in Europe but artificial dyes to color the same products in the United States. M&M's candies contain mostly natural dyes in Europe but feature Red 40, Yellow 5 and 6, and Blue 1 and 2 in the U.S. version.