If you're frying up some eggs and bacon – lucky you! Some folks in the path of Hurricane Sandy weren’t so fortunate. CNN’s Impact Your World has a great list of ways to get resources to people who need it. Meanwhile, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.
Does an apple a day still keep the doctor away if it’s covered in candy? October 31 is National Candy Apple Day!
With all the candy we’ll be eating this week, it’s nice to know there’s a way to at least help round out your diet by working some fruit in. Candy apples were supposedly invented by Newark, New Jersey, native William W. Kolb in 1908. Initially, the apples were window decorations, but they sold so well he kept on making them.
The candy surrounding the apple can be flavored many ways - the ones Kolb made were cinnamon-flavored. As for the apple itself, most apple enthusiasts recommend using the Granny Smith variety as the tartness of the apple will be balanced by the sugary sweet candy.