October 15: National Sweetest Day

I Want Candy, 2007 I had to look this official National Day up, as I hadn't heard of it before this year. National Sweetest Day -- or just The Sweetest Day -- is a proclaimed occasion for giving presents such as greeting cards and candy to loved ones. It's apparently celebrated in the Midwestern United … Continue reading October 15: National Sweetest Day

The 2015 Weird Food Round-up: Two Savories, Two Sweets

I never know where my annual 'October food' posts are going to take me. Sometimes, I find a lot of spooky party platters. Other times, it's a trendy ingredient or a bizarre new dish from a restaurant... this year, I found myself gravitating toward some particularly good entrants into the Weird Food Race in the … Continue reading The 2015 Weird Food Round-up: Two Savories, Two Sweets

Days Past of Halloween

Blogtoberfest Guest Post #1, By Matthew Sinico I know that I probably live a jaded life compared to others when it comes to Halloween. Since my family owns a candy store, Catherine's Chocolates in Great Barrington, Mass., you would probably think that Halloween would not mean anything to me. How wrong you are. It has … Continue reading Days Past of Halloween