TIP OF THE DAY: Champagne Jell-O Shots…Or Maybe Beer

How old can you be and still enjoy Jell-O shots? Erica of Erica’s Sweet Tooth adapted this recipe from Bakers Royale. Point of accuracy: This recipe is made with plain gelatin, not flavored Jell-O, so it’s not really a Jell-O shot. Another point: Everyone responds to the word “champagne,” but pricey champagne at $30 and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Get The App, Spread The Word Before St. Patrick’s Day

Our content doesn’t usually cover public service announcements. But THE NIBBLE website was built around the concept of celebrating food-oriented holidays; so we think this is an important one for us to spread the word. Pass these tips along to friends, kids, and anyone who will be drinking a few on St. Patrick’s Day. The…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Good Luck Foods For The New year

Yesterday we recipes for a particular “good luck” food to celebrate the new year: black-eyed peas, a southern U.S. tradition. Today’s tip: Check out more lucky foods from around the world, and enjoy some on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day. Some are ancient traditions, others relatively new. Pick, choose and adapt your own…
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RECIPE: Bouchons Au Chocolat

Bouchon (BOO-shone) is the French word for cork; hence the name of these little chocolate cookie-cakes*, made in timbale molds, also called baba molds. They are rich and brownie-like, and the inspiration for Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bakery (here’s his bouchon recipe). These chocolate “corks” are an ideal sweet for New Year’s Eve, and you can…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Black-Eyed Peas For The New Year

For prosperity in the new year, it’s a Southern tradition to eat black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day—most popularly in the beans-and-rice dish, Hoppin’ John. Other favorites are black-eyed peas and ham, the peas often combined with collards (photo #3). The custom is actually a lot older than the U.S., and began in the Middle…
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