HALLOWEEN: Haunted Popcorn Hands

Creative Halloween fare. Photo courtesy Popcorn.org.   We love this party favor idea from Popcorn.org. We’d suggest them as trick-or-treat items, but many parents don’t let kids eat the “open” food for safety reasons. So, bring them to friends, to the office, and anywhere else you like. RECIPE: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN POPCORN HANDS Ingredients Clear polyethylene…
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HALLOWEEN: Rice Krispie Treats

Enjoy this Halloween spin on a favorite no-bake cookie: Rice Krispies Treats. The recipe is from Karo Syrup, which, along with its sister brand Fleischmann’s Yeast, is joining the fight against child hunger. This year Karo and Fleischmann’s have donated $200,000 to Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign. Learn how you can help at…
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HALLOWEEN: Cocktail Drinks For A Spooktacular Party

You don’t have to throw a monster mash for Halloween. Inviting friends for Halloween-themed cocktails—costumes optional—will do just fine. Here are our choices for a creaky cocktail party menu: Bloody Cocktails Blood Orange Cocktails Bloody Vampire Cocktail Bloody Eyeball Martini & Bleeding Brain Martini   Pick Your Favorite “Spirit” Cocktails Halloween Brandy Cocktails Halloween Gin…
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HALLOWEEN: Scary Halloween Recipes

What’s for dinner on Halloween? Something scary and creepy, we hope! How about some Spooky Shepherd’s Pie and some BBQ Worm Sandwiches? There’s still time to whip up some devilishly delicious Halloween fare. These recipes are good party fare for kids or adults. But if you have no other plans, sit home and dig into…
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Tips For A Healthy Halloween

Afraid that the kids will stuff themselves full of bad-for-you candy on Halloween? Here are some tricks to overcome excessive treating, courtesy of Pirate’s Booty guilt-free snacks and THE NIBBLE: Set up rules. Explain beforehand that Halloween is for fun, costumes and treats—but not to over-indulge on candy, which should be enjoyed in moderation. If…
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