HALLOWEEN: Best Gourmet Candy & Other Treats

Chocolate Bellboy Skull from Woodhouse Chocolate. Here’s what we want in our trick-or-treat bag: The Browniepops Halloween collection, chocolate-dipped sea salt caramel apples from Cocoa Dolce, pumpkin marshmallows from Pete’s Gourmet, burnt caramel Halloween bonbons from Recchiuti Confections, monster cookies from Rolling Pin Productions, the chocolate skeleton bride and groom from Sahagùn Chocolates, the chocolate-covered…
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GIFT: A Black Cat Crosses Your Path…With Candy

Halloween Cat Lollypop Box from See’s Candies. Photo by Hannah Kaminsky | THE NIBBLE. See’s Candies has created a special black cat to cross the path of lucky trick-or-treaters. This one is filled with butterscotch, chocolate and vanilla lollipops. Tasty enough to be enjoyed by hard candy lovers and their kids, they’re also certified kosher…
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ENTERTAINING: “Fitzoween” Tea Party

Serve Constant Comment or other spiced tea for Halloween. Photo courtesy SXC. After a busy afternoon of shopping at Bloomingdale’s flagship store in New York City, we sought quiet refuge for afternoon tea at the Fitzpatrick Hotel, a scant two blocks away. The hotel is celebrating “Fitzoween” all month with a Halloween-themed tea: cinnamon spice…
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ENTERTAINING: Best Halloween Cupcakes

The best Halloween cupcakes are those you make (or buy) yourself and then slip into these clever paper sleeves from Roundabouts Cupcake Sleeves. This witch, the most elaborate concept, tops the cupcake (behind the witch sleeve) with licorice strings and a chocolate-dipped ice cream cone. Other sleeve options include a skull (use with any white-frosted…
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