Nick of Dude Foods is nothing if not creative. These Waffle Fry Sliders are an example. “The only real problem I came across when making my Waffle Fry Sliders was finding decently sized waffle fries,” says Nick. “I bought a bag of frozen fries from the grocery store and upon opening it I noticed that […]

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  How gorgeous are these pies? Check out all the beauties from Lauren Ko, @LokoKitchen. Just a few masterpiece pies from Lauren Ko. �    THE NIBBLE Blog – Adventures In The World Of Fine Food

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How often have you had a cocktail with an orange wheel—a horizontal slice of orange? How would you feel about another shape? An unnamed Japanese bartender cut hexagonal orange garnishes for an Aperol Spritz. The next time you need a citrus garnish, try it. Oranges are round, so it’s possible to cut a hexagon. Other […]

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August 24th is National Waffle Day and National Banana Split Day is August 25th. This year, we’ve combined the two into one fun recipe: Banana Split Waffles. The waffle becomes the split banana. Prep time is 10 minutes, total time 25 minutes. A round waffle maker is required. Thanks to Krusteaz for the recipe. But […]

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August 22nd is National Bao Day, a relatively newly-established holiday reflecting the increased availability of bao in the U.S. Baozi, called bao for short (and pronounced like bow-wow), is a traditional Chinese steamed filled bun (photo #1). Bao are served at restaurants as appetizers, made at home, and sold by street vendors. You’ll find them […]

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What’s at the end of the rainbow? A rainbow veggie pizza! This pizza is also a clever way to get the I-don’t-want-vegetables contingent to eat more of them. Thanks to Pampered Chef for the recipe.   RECIPE: RAINBOW VEGGIE PIZZA Ingredients 1 ball (16 ounces/450 g) fresh pizza dough Canola oil Assorted fresh vegetables such […]

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[1] An IPA and some of the hops (at left) used to brew it (photo courtesy Homebrewers Association). [2] The “official” IPA glass designed by Spielgau, a subsidiary of Riedel, known for designing glassware that best shows off a particular style of beer or type of wine. Here’s more about it (photo courtesy KegWorks). [3] […]

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July 29th is National Chicken Wing Day. Mankind has been eating chicken wings since the first chicken was caught. Chickens were domesticated from the Red Junglefowl (Gallus gallus), possibly crossed with the Grey Junglefowl. Both are members of the pheasant family. Back in the day before man settled down to farming and animal husbandry, some […]

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[1] Artisan lollipops from Quevanna. [2] European lollipop art (photo courtesy Williams-Sonoma). [3] Taking lollipops to the next level: art. From MolassesCandy.Blogspot.   July 20th is National Lollipop Day. According to the National Confectioners Association, eating sugar from a stick likely dates to prehistoric man, who licked honey off the stick he used to scrape […]

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