Halloween-Crafts

Nichole’s Halloween Baking Series: Death by Chocolate Mousse

If you've got to go, go with a smile.

The name alone sounds forbidding. Chocolate mousse is pretty widely considered one of the most alluringly sinful desserts around, but while a lot of us enjoy eating it, many of us have never tried it before. And when you consider the spooky factor of the cemetery, plus construction of a hand-lettered sugar cookie coffin and those delicate little fondant decorations…

Nichole’s Halloween Baking Series: Ghost Ganache Layer Cake, Part 2

We're taking the scary out of making the most elegant sweets for the season.

By now, you’ve probably watched the first part of our Nichole’s Ghost Ganache Layer Cake and thought to yourself, “This isn’t so bad. I could pull that off.” And then you realize that the cute little meringue ghosts on top are made of a combination of hot sugar syrup and whipped egg whites in a seven-minute frosting recipe, and you…

Nichole’s Halloween Baking Series: Ghost Ganache Layer Cake

Dark, delicious and surprisingly do-able. We break it down into steps for you.

It’s the second in our series with one of the region’s most renowned bakers. Nichole Hensen, the owner for Fargo-based Nichole’s Fine Pastry, has been creating and selling some of the Upper Midwest’s most sought-after desserts for 16 years now. She teamed up with Ghoul Morning to show us step-by-step demonstrations of how you can make homemade versions of her…

LIVE: Glamour Ghouls

Makeup that can enchant anyone.

Halloween is a time when you really want to knock ’em dead, whether your look is freaky, fun or purely fabulous. But when it comes time to head out on the Halloween town, if you want your look to slay, there are some things you need to remember. Your makeup job has got to survive the evening’s festivities, and it…

Nichole’s Halloween Baking Series: Perfect Pumpkin Cookies

Learning the tricks behind making the treats.

It’s Halloween, and you want to show some extra love to all the little trick-or-treaters, Halloween partygoers, and school friends by making them something delicious and homemade. There’s just one problem: working with fondant terrifies you more than any fright-fest you’d find at a haunted house or graveyard. Not to worry, because one of the region’s best-loved pastry chefs is…

LIVE: Gore-geous Handmade Halloween Crafts

From spook-ling ghosts to bloody candles dripping in elegance, you can make them all yourself.

Unglued’s Ashley Morken is the founder one of the region’s most delightful destinations for all things handmade. And this time of year, when you’re haunted with dreams of handmade and DIY Halloween decor, she’s the person to turn to. So (super-)naturally, the Morning Show invited Morken to join us live in studio for a Ghoul Morning segment on how to…

Acres of Terror: Expert Advice on Creating Home Haunts

Go behind the scenes for the secrets of some of the region's most successful scarers.

Take a look at this picture. Creepily convincing, right? Can you believe under the layers of dirt, grime, gore, decay and rotting flesh is….a simple dollar store skeleton? (It’s dressed up with some simple ingredients you probably have on hand.) It’s true. And it’s just one of the many fascinating techniques behind the creation of one of the region’s longest-running…