In this Dec. 6, 2012, photo, Mike Fitzgerald pours hot peppermint mixture into a mold while making peppermint pigs at his Saratoga Sweets store in Halfmoon, N.Y. A holiday tradition in upstate New ... more 
In this Dec. 6, 2012, photo, Mike Fitzgerald pours hot peppermint mixture into a mold while making peppermint pigs at his Saratoga Sweets store in Halfmoon, N.Y. A holiday tradition in upstate New York has a peppermint twist: pig-shaped hard candies are sold with little metal hammers to be smashed at Christmas. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mike Groll
Tue, Dec 11, 2012 2:32 AM EST