TIP OF THE DAY: Make Patriotic Ice Pops

[1] Patriotic ice pops for July 4th (photo courtesy Zulka minimally processed sugars). [2] If you’re buying new molds, we prefer “groovy” ones like this style, from Tovolo. The pop is bluebery-yogurt; hence, a lighter color than the pure, puréed berries in photo #1. [3] No molds? Use a loaf plan and slice the pops!…
Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Make Patriotic Ice Pops”

PRODUCTS: 5 New Specialty Food Favorites

Every week new products arrive at THE NIBBLE. Most are good if not noteworthy. Some are so good that they become part of our personal shopping list. In alphabetical order, here are five favorites of the last few weeks: 1. CAVA GRILL MEDITERRAEAN DIPS & SPREADS Cava Grill, a casual Mediterranean restaurant chain with locations…
Continue reading “PRODUCTS: 5 New Specialty Food Favorites”

ST. PATRICK’S DAY RECIPE: Ice Cream Cake

[1] Devil’s food cake and mint chip ice cream (photo Jennifer Davick | Southern Living). [2] Andes Mints (photo courtesy Sweet Factory). [3] After Eight Mints (photo courtesy After Eight | UK).   We’ve been saving this recipe from Southern Living for our St. Patrick’s Day lead-up, when our recipes wear a tinge o’ the…
Continue reading “ST. PATRICK’S DAY RECIPE: Ice Cream Cake”

TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Mochidoki, Ice Cream-Stuffed Mochi

Like ice cream? Get ready for a [relatively] new variation: ice cream mochi (MO-chee). Mochidoki is a delightful ice cream treat—a sophisticated re-envisioning of a classic Japanese sweet made from rice dough: a dough of pounded, glutinous (but gluten-free) sweet rice flour that is steamed and kneaded until it becomes delightfully chewy and supple, with…
Continue reading “TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Mochidoki, Ice Cream-Stuffed Mochi”

TIP OF THE DAY: Instant Holiday Ice Cream

Turn any flavor into “Christmas” ice cream with red and green sanding sugar. If you want to save calories, check out Halo Top: our favorite of the low-calorie ice creams with just 240 calories for the entire pint. And it has extra protein—really! Here’s our review (photo courtesy Halo Top),   When you hear “Christmas…
Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Instant Holiday Ice Cream”