Candy Cuisine, Deceptive Meals Made Out of Candy

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If you’re having candy for dinner — again — then you should at least try to make it look like a sensible meal. Artist Jessica Gaber does just that with Candy Cuisine — creating what appears to be savory meals that are made mostly out of candy.

If you’re craving some Rice Krispies Treats, Airheads, and fruit jellies — then Sugarshimi should be on your menu. Want to make tacos even sweeter? Gaber pulls it off with Mexicandy.

See more sugary meals below and at Gaber’s website and Instagram.

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This Video Explains How Your Halloween Candy May Slowly Be Killing You

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Halloween and the raiding of your kids’ candy bags is upon us. And, lest we think that our only concern should be the high sugar intake, this video may truly scare you this Halloween.

Brought to us by animator Daniella Urdinlaiz – the cartoon goes on to explain, rather apologetically, that some of the most popular Halloween candies contain ingredients far worse than a little tooth-decaying sugar.

From trans-fat to the same stuff that you’d wax your car with — perhaps we should think twice before we’re elbow deep in our child’s candy stash. You’re welcome, and we’re sorry too.

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Deep-Fried Candy Corn Exists

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What to do with all of that unwanted candy corn? Well, when in doubt, the answer is always “deep-fry.”

Amy of Oh, Bite It! knows this, and has created Deep-Fried Candy Corn. The process is simple, needing only Pillsbury Crescent Roll dough and all of that candy corn, of which you should have plenty. Wrap those sugar nuggets in dough, fry, and your upcycling is complete.

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How To Pair Wine With Halloween Candy

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It’s late Halloween night, and the kids are done tricking and/or treating. But they’re asleep now, and it’s time to do what any good parent would do…. Start drinking and raid their candy stash.

Be prepared this Halloween with this handy chart, that’ll help pair a wine with all that candy. Did your kids get an abundance of Skittles? Then you’ll want a dry white wine at the ready. Kit Kats are versatile, in that they pair well with a sparkling wine or medium red.

Did the kids get a lot of candy corns? Then there’s no hope for you this evening, and you should get better neighbors.

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The Snackpack is a Backpack Made Entirely of Junk Food

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If the kids are looking for a delicious new backpack, the concept of the Snackpack is here to help.

Created by food-blogger Christina Guan, the yummy carrying apparatus is created entirely with junk food. Even the straps, which are fruit chews taped together.

It will certainly help keep the kids from getting hungry during the day. Although, it might encourage them to wear their backpack backwards.

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