Grown-Up Trick or Treats
For those of us who graduated from trick-or-treating decades ago, Halloween is the simply the time of year when sweet temptations are everywhere ... and they come in guilt-free, I'll-just-have-one, miniature sizes!
Here are some grown-up ways to indulge without the bulge (and without the crazy blood glucose spikes) ... plus tips for weathering the "fun size" candy season.
Rice & Broccoli Quiche Cajun Pork Chops with Jasmine Rice Summer Sweet Grilled Meatloaf BBQ Pork Kabobs Sweet and Sour Turnip Green Salad Herb Vinaigrette Lemon Soufflé Tart Strip Steaks With Mango-Peach Salsa Mexican Vegetable Stew Beef-Barley Stew
Wednesday, a couple came into the store looking for teal paint to paint a (live) pumpkin. Oddly-colored pumpkins are part-and-parcel of Hallowe'en decorations in this environment: our undecorated pumpkins come in orange, cream, and black. Two years ago our manager spray-painted one purple-glitter; last year the floral designer ModPodged colorful scrapbooking papers to three tiered pumpkins. But this couple was looking for a specific shade of teal, the same way...