~ A week from now, you're going to need something to do with all those leftover treats...
Read more: Boo! Your sweetest Halloween candy-inspired recipes; salon.com
~ Sweet treats shouldn't be reserved for just the tiniest of tricksters...
Read more: Indulge your inner child with these gourmet Halloween treats; nola.com
"There is just one life for each of us: our own." ~Euripides (quotegarden.com)
Delightfully yours, Food Meditations
Irrational and interesting
On her blog Candy Professor, Samira Kawash dives into the irrational equation of candy and danger...
Read more: Is Candy Evil or Just Misunderstood?; nytimes.com
It looks so easy on the television. But is it really possible to cook Jamie Oliver's 30-minute recipes and do they taste any good?...
Read more: Bish, bash, bosh: Putting Jamie's 30 Minute Meals to the test; guardian.co.uk
The East Los Angeles company uses generations-old family recipes to fashion its jamoncillo, camote, calabaza and other traditional Mexican sweets...
Read more: The Artisan: La Zamorana, making candy the old-fashioned way; latimes.com
~ Raw, they are bitter, but have the most wonderful fragrance – somewhere between ripe apples and pears, yet much more complex...
Read more: The perfect fruit for autumn: Skye Gyngell cooks with quince; independent.co.uk
~ Ding dong! You're going trick-or-treating a little early this year...
Read more: Candied bacon, to get you ready for Halloween; salon.com
~ Like lemon juice, it adds brightness to a wide range of dishes...
Read more: Verjuice or Verjus, It’s Good for a Little Tartness; nytimes.com
~ Halloween Chocolate-Peanut Butter Fudge Crunch; dishtoweldiaries.com
~ Gluten-Free Fruit Crumble Recipes for Fall; nytimes.com
~ Gluten-Free Candy for Halloween; celiacdisease.about.com
Food for thought
Cost of meat, sugar, rice, wheat and maize soars as World Bank predicts five years of price volatility...
Read more: Global food crisis forecast as prices reach record highs; guardian.co.uk
~ The fight is on over how to solve our food crisis, but if we choose the wrong food policy at this juncture there could be no going back...
Read more: Why food is costing us the earth; telegraph.co.uk
The healthy corner
~ Hanging tough: relief from over-imbibing; eatocracy.cnn.com
~ Diet Advice - A Food Plan to Energize Your Plate; marieclaire.com
~ Are E numbers really bad for you? bbc.co.uk
From the mixer
~ Lunchbox: Italian Food At Pietrasanta in Singapore; wsj.com
~ The taste test: cupcakes; ft.com
~ World's Largest Gummy Worm Makes Us Squirm; slashfood.com
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