Halloween Treats

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Trick or Treat? Well, treats of course! Whether you have kids or your a kid at heart, we have some fun recipes for you! So, set aside that store bought candy and get ready to taste some really wicked treats! Just click below to get your spook-tacular Halloween underway!

Chocolate Candy Corn Truffles
"Dark chocolate and bitter orange offset the sweetness of candy corn in these fun but fancy truffles."

Double-Chocolate Caramel Apples
"Indulge in the ultimate chocoholic experience by dipping the caramel apples in both semisweet and bittersweet chocolate."

Pumpkin Patch Cakes
"Petite pumpkin-shaped cakes. Dust with confectioners' sugar, finish them with colorful frostings, or pipe on smiling or scary jack-o'-lantern faces."

Caramel-Dipped Apples
"Delicious caramel apples...decorate with toffee bits, mini M&Ms, candy sprinkles, etc."

What's your favorite treat to make for Halloween?

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Tony,Thanks for your insightful coenmmts. The old world/new world dichotomy becomes more clear the more wines from both categories that I taste. I believe the difference stems more from winemaking techniques rather than grape variety, soils, and climate (terroir). New world winemakers usually go for higher extraction of flavor components from the grapes, which puts a lot of wine in the bottle and can result in a very impressive display of flavor. Old world winemakers are more restrained, creating wines that are subtle and elegant that you need to pay attention to in order to appreciate what they have to offer. It's kind of like comparing a woman whose face is heavily, but tastefully, made up with one who uses a minimum of make up. The former can be very attractive, but you really don't see the person underneath it all. With the latter, you have a better chance of sensing her personality. Highly extracted, jammy wines mask the subtle difference due to terroir and, if you taste several of them at the same time, are pretty much alike.

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