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HowStuffWorks Halloween Guide  

Learn more about this popular - but spooky - holiday. Grab pumpkin carving patterns, costume ideas, party planning ideas, games and more. Also find over 150 creepy Halloween recipes to make your next party a success!
Last Updated: Oct 21, 2008 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Halloween Recipes

Halloween recipes don't always have to be a horror show in the kitchen. Don't be afraid to try out our Slimy Snails or Shrunken Heads desserts. You and the kids will have a frightfully good time making and eating them. See Full List (Over 150)

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About Halloween

  • How Halloween Works
    If you've ever wondered where all our Halloween rituals come from, this article will solve the mystery and get you ready for the holiday. We'll look at Halloween’s Celtic and Christian origins, examine favorite traditions...
  • Quiz Yourself: Halloween
    For many people in the United States and Canada, Halloween ranks right up there with Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year's. You may be a veteran trick-or-treater, but how much do you really know about this sugar-filled fright fest?
  • How Fear Works
    Halloween is the holiday when we revel in all things scary. Find out how the brain and body respond to fear, even when there's no real danger.

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