FOOD HOLIDAY: National Gazpacho Day

Gazpacho made with yellow bell peppers. Photo courtesy Chicken Fried Gourmet.   Gazpacho is a soup served chilled or room temperature and usually associated with summer, when few people desire hot soup. So why is National Gazpacho Day on December 6th? Our guess is that whoever requested the establishment of National Gazpacho Day was from…
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RECIPE: Baked Potato Stuffed With Leftovers

Shrimp baked potato. Photo courtesy SeaPak.   If you have a few leftover beans, shrimp, veggies or whatever, but not enough for a main course or to toss with pasta, add them to baked potatoes for a different take on the stuffed bake potato. A layer of cheese or other dairy adds richness, but you…
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TIP OF THE DAY & GIFT: Hot Chocolate On A Stick ~ Party Favor & Place Setting

Christmas hot chocolate on a stick. Swirl it in milk or water. Photo courtesy The Ticket Kitchen.   The Hot Chocolate On A Stick from The Ticket Kitchen was a NIBBLE Top Pick Of The Week earlier this year. Made from the finest French couverture chocolate, it creates a delicious and interactive cup of hot…
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RECIPE: Beet & Bean Dip

Instead of hummus, consider this equally nutritious, healthful and tasty beet and bean dip. Beets are one of the world’s healthiest foods, with a mix of powerful antioxidants that help to protect against heart disease, birth defects and certain cancers. Beans are rich in protein, fiber, iron and B vitamins and are beneficial to digestive…
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