VALENTINE GIFTS: Chocolate Lips, Macarons In Red

You can actually reuse the “clutch” packaging as a fun evening bag. Photo by Faith Tomases | THE NIBBLE.   We love gifts with “keeper” boxes. We always find ways to repurpose the boxes, which continue to remind us of the gift and the giver. Pâtissier François Payard has chosen beautiful packaging for his Valentine…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: World Nutella Day

Nutella and Yogurt Breakfast Parfait Pops. Photo courtesy BakingAMoment.com. Here’s the recipe.   In 2011, two bloggerd declared February 5th to be World Nutella Day. Typically, holidays are official proclamations by a city, state or the federal government (here’s how it works). But in the wild frontier of the Internet, World Nutella Day became a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Valentine Cocktail

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with a romantic interest, friends or family, make the occasion special with a Valentine cocktail. What makes a “Valentine” cocktail? Color—a shade of pink, rose or red. If you want a Champagne cocktail, garnish it with “Champagne grapes” (they’re actually Zante currants), a red berry or an edible flower. And…
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