PRODUCTS: Foods For Valentine’s Day (Or Any Day), Part 1

This is the first of a two-part presentation of products we’ve recently tried. They can be part of the kitchen pantry or given as gifts. And, they can be given as gifts for Valentine’s Day, instead of chocolate and cupcakes. In alphabetical order, they are:     1. BLACK DIRT & CROWN MAPLE’S BOURBON Some…
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PRODUCTS: A Tasty Roundup

We taste a number of new products each week at THE NIBBLE. These are out choices for this week’s sharing, in alphabetical order.     1. ALPINE START INSTANT COFFEE Starbuck’s Via instant coffee packets have a new rival: Alpine Start, for people who need a decent cup of coffee on the go. Individual packets…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 7 Ways To Make Blueberry Pancakes Without Fresh Blueberries

Sometimes food holidays make no sense. Why have National Blueberry Pancake Day on January 28th, when fresh blueberry season won’t begin for months. The North American blueberry harvest runs from April through late September. Imported blueberries from South America fill in the shelves from October to March. The imported blueberries are pricey and because they…
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TOP PICKS OF THE WEEK: Nancy’s Petite Stuffed Bagels & Bantam Pancakes

[1] Nancy’s Petite Stuffed Bagels: delicious (photo courtesy Is This Really Is My Life). [2] Look for the box in the freezer section (photo Kraft Heinz).   This week we have a tie for Top Pick. Both sit in the freezer until you want them. And we want more and more of them. 1. NANCY’S…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Halloween Fruit Salad For Breakfast & Snacks

[1] Pineapple chunks and mandarin segments, topped with whipped cream. Here’s the recipe from Life In The Lofthouse. *** [2] Pineapple chunks and orange segments, topped with vanilla yogurt. Here’s the recipe from Mr. Breakfast. [3] Pineapple and cantaloupe chunks topped with cottage cheese. Here’s the recipe from Tried And Tasty | Super Healthy Kids.…
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