RECIPE: Savory “Lollipops,” Food On A Stick

Not another pig-in-a-blanket: Kobe beef hot dog lollipops. Photo courtesy Elegant Affairs Caterers.   Today is National Lollipop Day. But lollipops are more than sugar-on-a-stick. There are also savory lollipops, popular as hors d’oeuvres at cocktail parties and snacks at kids’ parties. The difference between savory lollipops and other food-on-a-stick—such as corn dogs and kebabs—is…
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TIP OF THE DAY: The New Martini Garnish, Cornichons

Add a cornichon—along with an optional olive or cocktail onion—to your Martini. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   As we were enjoying some cornichons with a plate of pâté and cheese, we wondered: Why aren’t these cute little pickles served with Martinis? People love pickles—and many people don’t like olives or cocktail onions.…
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