The worst part of being an adult around Easter is definitely the lack of finding a hidden basket full of sugary candy with your name quite literally written all over it.
No matter what the holiday, we always seem to end up with tons of leftover candy. Whether it’s chocolates on Valentine’s Day, Skittles on Easter, or PB Cups on Halloween, after a week of binge-eating candy, we’ve kind of had our fair share of sugar for a while. So what are we to do with […]
If you’re stuck trick or treating with the kids this weekend, once the ordeal is through, you’re going to need a glass of wine. But don’t stop with just the wine, why not raid the kid’s candy bags a bit too?! While candy and wine may not be a traditional pairing, it’s certainly fun, and […]
Because they don’t just give Pulitzers away, right? And yes, this is a bit less innocent than the “how many licks to the center of a Tootsie Pop” thing, but driven by a similar spirit of scientific inquiry. This time, the goal was to see how many liqueur-filled chocolates I needed to eat before I felt buzzed. And […]
Pairing wine with candy is an incredibly tricky endeavor. Due to candy’s sweetness, these delicious confections often have a really hard time pairing with wine’s acidity. But in the interest in Halloween AND MAD SCIENCE, we’re taking up the challenge. While not all of the pairings were perfect, some were shockingly delicious – if you’re […]
As you grow older, Halloween becomes more about drinking and partying with friends than running around the neighborhood trying to grab as much candy as you possibly can – until you’re a parent that is, then you run around with the kids first and have a few drinks after.
We all remember a time when Halloween was fun, when we dressed up in costumes, headed to parties, only to wake up the next morning still dressed as Darth Vader or Princess Leah. But now you’re a real adult, with responsibilities like taking the young ones trick-or-treating. When we were kids we never realized what […]