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Creepy Treats Extraordinaire

Creepy Treats

There are some very creative Halloween desserts out there, but the ones that Los Angeles-based artist Christine McConnell creates take culinary creativity to the highest level. After you see some of here devilishly delicious pastries, you might think being a pastry chef is her day job. On the contrary, she is actually a very talented professional stylist, photographer, model, and artist. Wow save some skills for the rest of us, will ya? If that weren’t enough she uses her never-ending artistic talent in the kitchen to create incredibly creepy treats like the ones pictured below. I especially like the Facehugger alien dessert from the movie Aliens. Hey kitty, look out! Oh, and that is Christine in the last picture. Yeah, in addition to all those talents, she’s beautiful too. Some people have all the luck… Continue reading

The Kitchen Heats Up With Food Network’s “Halloween Wars”

If your a fan of all the food challenges on TV, then you’ll enjoy Food Network’s new show “Halloween Wars“. The first episode was on last night Sunday, October 2 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The season kicked off with “Witches and Scary Places” where five teams had to create Halloween displays of witches and a haunted scene using pumpkins, candy and cake. Each team is made up of pumpkin carvers, candy makers and cake designers. Every episode will feature a celebrity guest judge including Rob Zombie, R.L. Stine, Jaime King and Scout Taylor-Compton. If you missed the first episode, have no fear…there are still 3 more episodes. October 9 is themed “Scary Tales,” in which the four remaining teams will create a “twisted version of a fairy tale.” October 16 is “Zombies vs. Vampires,” and the last episode on October 23 features displays of the “Underworld.”