TIP OF THE DAY: Valentine Decorations For Gingerbread Men

Make Valentine gingerbread a family tradition. Photo courtesy Sur La Table.   Valentine’s Day isn’t all about chocolate. Today’s tip was inspired by an email we received from Sur La Table, which has a bounty of Valentine-inspired cookware and utensils: red or pink rolling pins, spatulas, measuring cups, heart-shaped cake pans and more. The tip:…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Special Ice Cream For New Year’s Eve

Ice cream that smells and tastes like gingerbread. Photo courtesy KitchenKonfidential.com.   Ice cream is one of our favorite desserts—heck, it’s our favorite food, period. For New Year’s Eve, we like to make a special flavor. Last year it was lavender. Prior years included anise, chipotle chocolate, chocolate pretzel, peppermint schnapps and white chocolate with…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Gingerbread, “In Season”

Often, the food holidays are established in months that make little sense—National Plum Pudding Day in February, when plum pudding is a Christmas tradition. Another example is National Gingerbread Day—which is today, June 5th. Why isn’t it in the fall, a more popular time for spice cookies; or in December, the month for making gingerbread…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: A Family Of Custom Gingerbread Cookies

We hate to rush the holidays, but now that Christmas decorations appear in stores the day after Halloween, we feel we’re already two weeks out of step. So today we launch our Gift Of The Day series. THE NIBBLE editors have selected almost 100 gifts in 11 gift list categories from cookies and chocolate to…
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