This year’s call to creativity goes far beyond picking a good costume, but there are plenty of hair-raising options for a fun Halloween. Whether it’s conjuring up a spicy meal or a candy cornucopia, here are six sexy ways to treat yourself and friends to a tasty Halloween.
DylansCandyBar.com is offering a terrifyingly sweet lineup of Halloween candy including the Jeepers Creepers Tackle Box, filled with sweet and sour gummy creatures, Spooktacular Halloween Kebobs ($6) and a variety of creepy tackle boxes like the Body Parts Buffet Tackle Box ($26) filled to the brim with gummy brains, eyeballs and more.
Kirsh Baking Company, which launched in May, is ready to deliver Halloween treats to doorsteps with their new Trick Treat collection. This candy throwback collection is dedicated to nights of Halloween past, and perfect for adding a sweet touch to your quarantine Halloween or sharing some joy with loved ones across the country. The Halloween collection includes four Coconut Joy (aka Almond Joy), four Peanut Butter Chocolate Swirl (aka peanut butter cup) and four Candy of the Corn cookies.
The Candy of the Corn cookie is chewy and buttery with Candy Corn pieces. Coconut Joy is made with toasted coconut, almonds and topped with a touch of Maldon salt. It is also GF and dairy free. Peanut Butter Chocolate Swirl combines Jeff’s Double Chocolate Chip and a classic peanut butter cookie to create a chewy, crunchy, salty beauty. Each box of a dozen is $36 and ships nationwide via two-day flat rate shipping.
Available now through Saturday, October 31, Trejo’s Coffee and Donuts will celebrate Halloween with themed donuts to include a Sugar Skull Donut: yeast raised donut with neon buttermilk and a sugar skull ($3.00) – Candy Corn Donut: yeast raised ring with a buttermilk frosting ($2.75) – Machette Donut: chocolate cake donut with cream cheese frosting and scary eyes ($3.00) – Ghost Filled: white buttermilk glaze with a pastry cream filling ($3.25) and the Halloween Sprinkled: chocolate/white buttermilk frosted with spooky sprinkles ($2.75).
Following the launch of the mysterious Flamingo Estate’s lifestyle brand this spring, the Los Angeles private estate and hidden Eagle Rock haven is offering an in-person shopping experience this fall with the Flamingo Estate Harvest Shop pop-up at PLATFORM LA – a community of independent merchants, chefs and creative organizations in Culver City.
One of the standouts is a smooth spirit, a carbon-neutral tequila from the highlands of Jalisco, called Mijenta. The Blanco is the first expression from Mijenta, which is bright and features honey, vanilla, caramel and floral notes, along with flashes of tropical fruits such as peach, melon, pineapple and light touches of soursop.
Mijenta is built on the notion to reverse environmental impact through actions carried out at all stages of production. Sustainability is at the heart of Mijenta’s process, including its design and packaging. All paper-related components (label and box) are made of agave waste and the organization actively supports local businesses and communities by purchasing all packaging elements from Mexico. From farm to bottle, Mijenta is committed to sustainable practices, minimizing the environmental impact, and maximizing the community’s energy efficiency.
Mystic Meals has conjured up a line of all organic, vegan, non gmo, pure herb and spice mixes with no fillers or additives. Chef Nikki Meow has crafted small batches of Mystic Seasonings to ensure maximum flavor, quality and potency. Flavors include Adobo, a mix of garlic, pink Himalayan salt, fresh cracked peppercorns, onion, Mexican oregano, and turmeric as well as Jamaican Jerk and the Sazon with Spanish saffron and annatto, with notes of cumin and corianderfor $21 each.
A three-pack includes the signature reusable glass jar filled with 7oz of product and also comes with three cork lids, three plastic fitted lids with blank chalk stickers to customize the tops, three wooden spoons for scooping and mixing, for $40 plus $10 shipping.
A nice accompaniment to that jerk chicken is a bottle of red wine from The Prisoner Wine Co. Offerings include The Prisoner Red Blend 2018 (SRP $49), which incorporates Zinfandel with an unlikely mix of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Petite Sirah and Charbono. Full-bodied, it has aromas of Bing cherry, espresso and roasted fig. Or try the Blindfold 2018 (SRP $32) which blends Chardonnay, Roussanne, Viognier, Chenin Blanc, Muscat and Vermentino for juicy citrus and rich butterscotch. There’s also the Eternally Silenced 2018 Pinot Noir (SRP $50).
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