more about: Halloween

Don’t Dump Your Pumpkin!

One of the first questions that comes to mind the morning after Halloween is, “Who gave my kid a can of snuff?” Sorry, Grumpy can’t help there. But he can give you several ideas with what to do with your pumpkin other than dumping it in the trash.

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What We’re Cooking: Slow-Cooker Halloween Chili

Let’s be honest. And practical. Halloween is not the holiday to go all out in the kitchen whipping up a six-course feast.

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Andrew Zimmern: 10 Weird, Spooky Food Facts Every Kid Should Know

During this, the season of mummy hot dogs, gummy worm punch, and spider web cupcakes (that’s right, I’ve got those on deck for next week), there might not be a better armchair companion–for kids anyhow–than my friend Andrew Zimmern’s forthcoming book, Field Guide to Exceptionally Weird, Wild, & Wonderful Foods.  

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5 Ways to Cook & Eat Pumpkin Seeds

Just finished carving your Halloween decorations and don’t want to let those perfectly good pumpkin seeds go to waste? Here’s how to salvage the seeds and cook them in five different ways:

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Homemade Candy for Halloween? Eat Your Heart Out!

It’s almost time for the most decadent holiday of all. The one with no real dinner plans, no savory dishes in the oven. Just chocolate, caramel, and peanut butter as far as the eye can see. And this year, we’ve got just the thing to give all other Halloween parties a run for their money – homemade candy.

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Deep Fried Friday: Candy Corn

Just in time for Halloween, I’m deep-frying candy corn. You’ll be the most popular house on the block if you pass out these treats!

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