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Halloween

Create a Halloween menu with the help of fellow 'Hounds--get ideas for festive cocktails and mains, plus weigh in on the best Halloween candy (and get recipes to make your own at home!).

How to Make Your Own Halloween Candy

The best things about Halloween are candy, dressing up in costume, and more candy, in that order. It’s the one holiday where you are truly allowed to go overboard on the sugar rush—it’ll only help you...
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Pumpkin Patch

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by Cityplace 22 days ago

Any recommendations for Pumpkin patches to take my son this Saturday? Looking for great homemade pumpkin pie, as well as the pumpkins themselves.

Gelato Dolce | Laguna Beach

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Before Halloween I had a chance to try Gelato Dolce when it was offering special spooky flavors named after Things that Go Bump in the Night. Huge selection in this former 31 Flavors and it was bus...

Carving the Pumpkin and Knife Selection

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by Autumm2 2 years ago

Setting the scene. . . you have 2 pumpkins to be turned into Jack-o-lanterns, which knife do you reach for for carving? This year one of our pumpkins had flesh over 2 inches thick, so carving ...

Halloween dinner party

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by vanessa7 2 years ago

Planning a Halloween dinner party and wanted to get input on my menu. Appetizers: Barely Buzzed lavender espresso cheddar Bonne Bouche goat cheese Proscuitto (on wooden stakes) Main co...

Homemade Halloween Candy

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by maccrogenoff 2 years ago

Hi All You Sweet Tooths, I made the raspberry lollipops from Ottolenghi/Goh's Sweet. They are beautiful and delicious. I plan to make another batch. I also plan to make caramels, toffee and fudg...

Halloween Party for Kids and Adults

PeachLakeBaker
by PeachLakeBaker 2 years ago

I'm having a Halloween party for kids and adults. It's next weekend, and so far, more than 20 adults and about 15 kids are coming. The kids are about ten years old. The party will be in a local ...

Halloween Puns

JungMann
by JungMann 10 years ago

Halloween is on the way and I'd like to set my tables with tongue-in-cheek dishes for the guys and ghouls coming to celebrate the night. A selection of cheeses is a blasphemous pun waiting to happe...

ISO cheap and plentiful cheesecloth

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by twinkienic 2 years ago

Any recommendations for where to buy cheesecloth? I am, admittedly, using it as part of Halloween decorations, so the focus is more on getting as much as possible for as cheap as possible, and qual...

Finger food make ahead party menu

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by tweet13 2 years ago

I'm need helping planning a halloween party menu. I'm trying to achieve a menu which I can make ahead of time and can be served at room temperature, or items that I can just reheat at party time. ...

Please Evaluate my Halloween Cocktail Party Menu

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by bblonde 7 years ago

Green apple martini punch Bloody Mary Ghoulish Fingers (salami wrapped around mozzeralla) Deviled eyeballs (deviled eggs) tortilla rollup bones (cream cheese, cheddar, green chiles and tortilla...

Chocolate Eyeballs in D/CH

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by Remsleep 3 years ago

We're not a big Halloween family, but we do like to have a nice selection for trick-or-treaters. My favorite Halloween candy, both to give and to have left over, is chocolate-caramel "eyeballs". Th...

Found Halloween Candy

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by syrup09 3 years ago

This morning while getting my apartment ready for pest control treatment I found a bag of Halloween candy. I'm wondering is it ok to eat or give away?

Is a Halloween pumpkin edible?

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by doc_k55 12 years ago

I hope this isn't a dumb question. We never carved it and it's been outside. So first, is it still good? (no brown spots, still hard and orange). Second, is it edible?

Halloween and Peanut Allergies

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by jlafler 12 years ago

Our daughter, who is almost two, went trick-or-treating for the first time this year. She's allergic to peanuts, and after she went to bed we ended up discarding about 80% of the candy in her bag. ...

Buying Halloween Candy: How Soon is Too Soon?

512window
by 512window 4 years ago

Every year I have to buy candy to hand out to the trick or treaters. Every year I play a game of chicken with myself. If I buy the candy too early, I know that I will eat a lot of it, because, ch...

Halloween

sampras66
by sampras66 4 years ago

Any ideas for halloween? Not to crazy crowded hopefully .

Criticize my three day Halloween itinerary

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by findingsacramento 4 years ago

My girlfriend (vegetarian) and I (meat eater) are visiting Portland over the Halloween weekend to watch the Griz-PSU football game and Shakey Graves. Please let me know if there is anything I shoul...

First time in Montreal Halloween weekend

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by amerrydeath 4 years ago

Hi everyone, My girlfriend and I will be in Montreal for three days (Saturday afternoon-Monday afternoon) and I'm wondering what the must-eat places are. I was in Montreal in February a few year...

Bday Halloween Trip

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by lazy 4 years ago

This is my first trip to NOLA and my partner's 2nd (though the last time he was there, it was just post Katrina and he was in high school). We are coming from Brooklyn where we've lived for 10+ yea...

Brownies for Halloween

Jpan99
by Jpan99 4 years ago

I made a batch of brownies using Hershey Special Dark cocoa. The recipe used just the cocoa, 1 1/2 cups of it, no other chocolate. The brownies come out black. They taste really good but they wo...