TIP OF THE DAY: Antipasto Platter With Cocktails

Contemplating what to serve during cocktail hour as guests arrive for Christmas or New Year’s Eve? There are dips, chips, crudités, cheese plates, hot and cold hors d’oeuvre and other possibilities to consider. But a recent email from Baldor Specialty Foods rang true: Let people pick what they want from an antipasto table. Just set…
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RECIPE: White Chocolate Peppermint Popcorn Bark

Popcorn, peppermints and white chocolate: Yum! Photo courtesy Popcorn.org.   We enjoyed this confection so much at a holiday party that we asked for the recipe. Turns out it’s from Popcorn.org, the consumer site of The Popcorn Board. And it’s easy! Make it for gifts, for your guests and for yourself! Also take a look…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Special Christmas Punch

When we first received this recipe, we thought: Readers of The Nibble won’t want to buy or make the oleo saccharum. Holiday season is busy enough as it is. But we loved the recipe, and decided to make it for our own holiday celebration. We tasted the test batch and thought: We’ll be shortchanging our…
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INNOVATION: A New Way To Enjoy Breakfast Cereal

What’s new in breakfast? How about some of America’s favorite breakfast cereals, served with spicy Chinese food? It’s a unique fusion experience, and it’s DEE-licious! The concept is a joint venture between Kellogg’s and innovative Chinese chef Danny Bowien. Chef Danny is a James Beard Rising Star Chef Award winner, chef/co-founder of the acclaimed restaurants…
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RECIPE: Christmas Pancakes

Top photo: These festive pancakes taste great even if you don’t stack them. Photo courtesy Zulka Sugar. Bottom photo: Start with quality maple syrup and turn it into cranberry-maple syrup. Photo courtesy King Arthur Flour.   We love this festive pancake recipe for the holidays, from Zulka Sugar. It incorporates an array of holiday flavors:…
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