[1] The Jerky Advent Calendar features an O Holy Cow stained glass window with a cow Santa, cow carolers and a cow snowball fight (all photos © Man Crate). [2] The whole shebang: the flavors of jerky inside the box. [3] A close-up on the packets of jerky and some of the ingredients used to […]

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[1] Irresistible to chocolate lovers: Mint Chocolate Cream Liqueur from Round Barn Winery (all photos © Round Barn Winery). [2] Black Walnut and Salted Caramel Cream Liqueurs.   Round Barn Estate in Baroda, Michigan began in 1997, when the Moersch family discovered a 1912 round barn in northern Indiana (photo #3, below), and envisioned it […]

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[1] A unique opportunity to taste four heritage pork breeds side-by-side (photo © Heritage Foods). [2] A Berkshire pig, a breed that originated in England (photo © Martin Pateman | Fotolia).   Do you know your heritage pig breeds? A heritage breed has not been crossbred in hundreds of years. Heritage pork has more marbling […]

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October is National Popcorn Poppin’ Month. It’s also The Nibble’s unofficial holiday, Pumpkin Spice Month. We’re very fond of this Maple Pumpkin Spice Pecan Popcorn recipe. But here’s something simpler, Pumpkin Spice Popcorn that uses ingredients you already have in your kitchen. It’s a sweet treat, with the added benefit of lots of fiber from […]

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Try something new for National Pasta Month. It could be as simple as a shape of pasta you haven’t tried before, from wagon wheels (ruote) to strozzapreti (photo #4—the name means “priest stranglers—here’s why†). Perhaps it’s baked pasta, like manicotti, pastitsio or ziti. How about this fun approach to baked pasta: Spaghetti Pie, a recipe […]

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