Bourbon ribs, garnished with scallions and parsley…and a side of crunchy cole slaw (recipes below; photo courtesy Jim Beam).   How to make ribs taste even better? Cut the sweetness of the barbecue sauce with bourbon! For Super Bowl fare, we couldn’t resist these ribs: the personal recipe of Fred Noe, Jim Beam’s master distiller […]

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Avocado halves garnished with black and white sesame seeds, at Bo’s Kitchen.   We often enjoy an avocado half for breakfast, plain or with a splash of balsamic vinegar. We also have it as a first course with lunch or dinner. While we’ve filled the centers with everything from tuna salad to marinated cherry tomatoes […]

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[1] Mmm, mmm: black lentil chile with our favorite trimmings (photo courtesy Bittersweet Blog). [2] Black lentils (photo courtesy InHarvest). [3] Use black sesame seeds to garnish (photo courtesy NDTV).   Thinking of how to get through the Super Bowl without packing in calories and cholesterol? Like chili as Super Bowl fare? This better-for-you vegan […]

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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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The next of my weight loss tips is the HCG diet, even though it is not a diet at all. I am surprised at the gullibility of so many people where diets and their health are concerned. The Atkins diet is a prime example: people blindly followed it without understanding that a lack of plant […]

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Red Velvet is a subscription service in New York City that breaks down any resistance to home baking, by delivering kits that contain everything you need to bake the featured dessert. There’s no need to measure anything; just stir to mix. We took inspiration from their photos (#1 and #2) to make a lovely strawberry […]

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Looking for fun fare for Super Bowl Sunday? Try these Buffalo Chicken Meatballs, from Go Bold With Butter. Here’s a video. They’re an alternative to the ever-popular Buffalo Wings. Also check out these fun Deconstructed Buffalo Wings and Buffalo Chicken Parfait. RECIPE: BUFFALO CHICKEN MEATBALLS Ingredients For 16 Meatballs 1/4 small red onion, minced 3 […]

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Incorporating these fat loss tips will improve your nutrition program. Start slowly and add one week, you do not need to approve all of them at once. Before long, you have cleaned your diet and your way of achieving your goal. Trendy diets, the fads and infomercial product of the month are not going to […]

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