Aida's New Tricks and Treats

By: Frank Samperi

Aida Mollenkamp begins a whole new season of FoodCrafters this week. Watch her kick off the food-hunting adventures with a trip to candy makers PapaBubble, just in time for Halloween.

Here's a sneak peek at the candy tug-of-war technique behind PapaBubble's confections:

Step 1. Heat things up:

Step 2. Hang tight:

Step 3. Rock and roll:

Step 4. Whack and stack:

Step 5. Pull hard:

Step 6. Pull harder:

Step 7. Slice and dice:

Step 8. Oh, that's nice:

Step 9: Ready to serve!

Catch ' Treats ' on Cooking Channel this week:
  • Mon, Oct. 25 at 10:30 PM
  • Sat, Oct. 30 at 5:30 PM
  • Sun, Oct. 31 at 10:00 PM

***PLUS, here's a taste of more FoodCrafters Aida will meet this season:

The folks behind 'Rocky Road' rice pudding at Rice to Riches:

A visit to North Fork Potato Chips:

And miniature gingerbread houses!

So Much Pretty Food Here