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13 Things You Didn’t Know About Halloween

13 Things You Didn’t Know About Halloween

These facts about the spookiest holiday will definitely surprise you

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The average American will consume 7000 calories worth of candy on Halloween!

Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in America. We all prepare for it weeks in advance, planning and buying our costumes, decorating our home (inside and out), stocking up on all the candy, and carving pumpkins as scary as our artistic talents allow. Though we are definitely connoisseurs of hosting the best Halloween party, eating buckets of candy corn, and transforming ourselves into terrifying zombies, how much do we actually know about Halloween?

13 Things You Didn’t Know About Halloween (Slideshow)

Halloween is always a key event in our calendar, marked with as much force and excitement as Christmas, our birthdays, and Thanksgiving, but we have almost never spared a thought about why this holiday exists or where its firmly set but slightly bizarre rituals came from. On top of its quirky history and spooky origins, there are also many shocking facts and figures about this holiday that you’ll definitely be surprised to learn. (The amount of calories in all that candy you eat is just one of them!)

From the history and traditions of this spooky day, to the most bizarre facts and laws surrounding it, read on to learn 13 pieces of information about Halloween that we’re sure you don’t already know.


14 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Smoke

You’ve smoked brisket, pork shoulder, whole chickens, and ribs. What else is there? As it turns out, Quite a bit! There’s no reason to limit smoking just to meat.

The list of foods you can smoke is seemingly endless, and there are plenty of great options if you’re looking to smoke non-meat items.

(This is also a nice thing to do for your vegetarian friends who want to indulge in some smoky goodness as well.)

We want you to explore all of your smoking potential, and venture into uncharted territory with these 13 things you didn’t know you could smoke.

Click to jump straight to each topic


14 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Smoke

You’ve smoked brisket, pork shoulder, whole chickens, and ribs. What else is there? As it turns out, Quite a bit! There’s no reason to limit smoking just to meat.

The list of foods you can smoke is seemingly endless, and there are plenty of great options if you’re looking to smoke non-meat items.

(This is also a nice thing to do for your vegetarian friends who want to indulge in some smoky goodness as well.)

We want you to explore all of your smoking potential, and venture into uncharted territory with these 13 things you didn’t know you could smoke.

Click to jump straight to each topic


14 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Smoke

You’ve smoked brisket, pork shoulder, whole chickens, and ribs. What else is there? As it turns out, Quite a bit! There’s no reason to limit smoking just to meat.

The list of foods you can smoke is seemingly endless, and there are plenty of great options if you’re looking to smoke non-meat items.

(This is also a nice thing to do for your vegetarian friends who want to indulge in some smoky goodness as well.)

We want you to explore all of your smoking potential, and venture into uncharted territory with these 13 things you didn’t know you could smoke.

Click to jump straight to each topic


14 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Smoke

You’ve smoked brisket, pork shoulder, whole chickens, and ribs. What else is there? As it turns out, Quite a bit! There’s no reason to limit smoking just to meat.

The list of foods you can smoke is seemingly endless, and there are plenty of great options if you’re looking to smoke non-meat items.

(This is also a nice thing to do for your vegetarian friends who want to indulge in some smoky goodness as well.)

We want you to explore all of your smoking potential, and venture into uncharted territory with these 13 things you didn’t know you could smoke.

Click to jump straight to each topic


14 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Smoke

You’ve smoked brisket, pork shoulder, whole chickens, and ribs. What else is there? As it turns out, Quite a bit! There’s no reason to limit smoking just to meat.

The list of foods you can smoke is seemingly endless, and there are plenty of great options if you’re looking to smoke non-meat items.

(This is also a nice thing to do for your vegetarian friends who want to indulge in some smoky goodness as well.)

We want you to explore all of your smoking potential, and venture into uncharted territory with these 13 things you didn’t know you could smoke.

Click to jump straight to each topic


14 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Smoke

You’ve smoked brisket, pork shoulder, whole chickens, and ribs. What else is there? As it turns out, Quite a bit! There’s no reason to limit smoking just to meat.

The list of foods you can smoke is seemingly endless, and there are plenty of great options if you’re looking to smoke non-meat items.

(This is also a nice thing to do for your vegetarian friends who want to indulge in some smoky goodness as well.)

We want you to explore all of your smoking potential, and venture into uncharted territory with these 13 things you didn’t know you could smoke.

Click to jump straight to each topic


14 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Smoke

You’ve smoked brisket, pork shoulder, whole chickens, and ribs. What else is there? As it turns out, Quite a bit! There’s no reason to limit smoking just to meat.

The list of foods you can smoke is seemingly endless, and there are plenty of great options if you’re looking to smoke non-meat items.

(This is also a nice thing to do for your vegetarian friends who want to indulge in some smoky goodness as well.)

We want you to explore all of your smoking potential, and venture into uncharted territory with these 13 things you didn’t know you could smoke.

Click to jump straight to each topic


14 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Smoke

You’ve smoked brisket, pork shoulder, whole chickens, and ribs. What else is there? As it turns out, Quite a bit! There’s no reason to limit smoking just to meat.

The list of foods you can smoke is seemingly endless, and there are plenty of great options if you’re looking to smoke non-meat items.

(This is also a nice thing to do for your vegetarian friends who want to indulge in some smoky goodness as well.)

We want you to explore all of your smoking potential, and venture into uncharted territory with these 13 things you didn’t know you could smoke.

Click to jump straight to each topic


14 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Smoke

You’ve smoked brisket, pork shoulder, whole chickens, and ribs. What else is there? As it turns out, Quite a bit! There’s no reason to limit smoking just to meat.

The list of foods you can smoke is seemingly endless, and there are plenty of great options if you’re looking to smoke non-meat items.

(This is also a nice thing to do for your vegetarian friends who want to indulge in some smoky goodness as well.)

We want you to explore all of your smoking potential, and venture into uncharted territory with these 13 things you didn’t know you could smoke.

Click to jump straight to each topic


14 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Smoke

You’ve smoked brisket, pork shoulder, whole chickens, and ribs. What else is there? As it turns out, Quite a bit! There’s no reason to limit smoking just to meat.

The list of foods you can smoke is seemingly endless, and there are plenty of great options if you’re looking to smoke non-meat items.

(This is also a nice thing to do for your vegetarian friends who want to indulge in some smoky goodness as well.)

We want you to explore all of your smoking potential, and venture into uncharted territory with these 13 things you didn’t know you could smoke.

Click to jump straight to each topic


Watch the video: 10 Reasons Why You Should NEVER Celebrate Halloween (December 2021).