Spook Troop Cookies

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November 9, 2015

By Shannon Moloney Suggested song to play while cooking: Time Warp, from the Rocky Horror Picture Show Like many others out there, Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. Once a year, you can literally be anything. A person, a thing, a pun. What an opportunity to really express your creativity, either outright or subtly. I love the costumes, the debauchery, the mystery, and the candy. To get my coworkers…

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Procrastinator’s Halloween Candy Craft

Halloweekend is upon us, and while many of us might be out in the pumpkin patch for The Great Pumpkin, others will be hosting and attending parties. In celebration (and to lend a hand to my fellow procrastinators), I wanted to pass along a SUPER easy Halloween candy craft: Ghost Lollipops. I first learned how to do this craft when I was in college. My school has a heavy Greek…

November 1, 2014
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Haunted Trail Bites

It’s hard to imagine a time where one would get tired of candy, apple pie, butterbeer, caramel apples, or fizzy punches. Lord knows we at Silver Spork plan on getting our fill of these things this week (some may already have sugar-sober rides planned for Friday night). One thing that is for sure is that our mouths are going to need a break from all of the high-fructose corn syrup…

October 31, 2014
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Bringing the Dead to Life: Franken-Krispies

Nothing says Halloween like Frankenstein—a scientist who created life from nothing and the monster he brought to life, defying the laws of nature. This Halloween season, the National Theater in London put on their own interpretation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Johnny Lee Miller. But I know Silver Spork is about food, so I won’t dive into a theatrical review. I don’t know about you, Sporkers, but…

October 31, 2014
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Cauldron Full of Devilish Dip

When everyone at Silver Spork News thinks about Halloween, we think about sexy nurses, sexy cowboys, sexy policemen, and a bunch of doctors who show up as doctors. It’s all right, doc. We get it. You didn’t get your doctorate in imagination. But what Halloween also stands for is weird snacks that you wouldn’t be caught dead serving anywhere else. Zombie pun. While you’re prepping for the next best Halloween…

October 27, 2014
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