Soon, very soon, Sisters and Brothers, we will have our Annual Halloween Treat Challenge now in its 7th year. Which brands and companies have been brave enough to submit to our testing to see who will be named the best of 2014? You'll have to come back every Saturday to see throughout October -- here's a hint: I'm doing a lot of baking with this year's challengers.
There are even more reason to celebrate with Chocolate in October as you can see below.
October = National Dessert Month, National Cookie Month
October = first full week is National Mental Health Illness Week
October 1 = National Homemade Cookie Day
October 7 = National Frappe Day
October 9, 1797 = Birthday of Philippe Suchard, founder of what was once the greatest chocolatier in Switzerland, creator of the Milka bar
October 10 = National Angel Food Cake Day; World Mental Health Day
October 14 = National Chocolate-Covered Insect Day
2nd Thursday = National Dessert Day
3rd Saturday in October = Sweetest Day
October 16 = World Food Day
October 18 = National Chocolate Cupcake Day
October 28 = National Chocolate Day
October 30 = Buy a Donut Day
October 31 = Halloween; National Candy Apple Day