'Halloween' on Serious Eats

The New Candy Project (Or 12 Candies To Try/Avoid Right Now)

This year, when it came time to think about candy, we asked ourselves, "When's the last time you tried a new candy—just because?" We couldn't remember the last time, and suffice to say we made it our mission to rediscover the joy (and sometimes more disgust than joy) of trying a new candy. Check out all of our experiences here. (Glass of milk suggested.) More

Cakespy: Candy Corn Pecan Pie

The idea is simple: classic pecan pie, plus candy corn. The candy corn melts so beautifully into the corn syrup and brown sugar mixture that it must feel like it's coming home; it adds a nice, vanilla-y sweetness to the pie that will satisfy even the sweetest of teeth. More

Why Have I Never Tried: Chunky?

The Chunky fascinates me. The name alone made it worthy of my selection. And what about that early 90s outfit it's wearing? Those power-suit pinstripes, that clunky font! Chunky feels no need to keep up with the times—it's confident in its retro-self! More

Why Have I Never Tried: GooGoo Clusters?

When's the last time you tried a new candy? Not a seasonal new release, but an established candy or candy bar that, for no reason in particular, you've never picked up? For the SE staff, that time is now. Each day for the next two weeks we will try a candy we've never had before then tell the tale. First up? The GooGoo Cluster. More

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