TIP OF THE DAY: Homemade Infused Oils

You may see a proliferation of infused olive oils at the market. But you might want to infuse your own: When you don’t have the space to store multiple bottles of oil. When you don’t use infused oils often enough and the they go stale. When you’d prefer an infused oil other than olive oil.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Ways To Season Chicken

You don’t want a bland chicken, so dig out the spices and season away! Photo courtesy Butterball.   Barbecue sauce is the number one food that THE NIBBLE receives over the transom (and old publishing expression that means unsolicited). Barbecue sauce is expensive and totally unnecessary. Our mother rotisseried a wonderfully delicious, plump bird several…
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PRODUCT: Wall Herb Garden

Would you like a kitchen herb garden, but lack the necessary windowsill space? Pick up a Living Wall planter from WoollyPocket.com. It’s available in seven colors. All it needs is a wall space that’s 13 inches x 18 inches. Fresh basil, dill, parsley and other favorites will soon be yours for the snipping!   Plant…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Try Some Culantro & Recaito

Making recaito: Simply blend culantro and other ingredients in a food processor. Photo courtesy BonniePlants.com.   When we first saw the word “culantro,” we thought somebody had misspelled “cilantro.” But we looked it up: Culantro is a cousin to cilantro. They’re members of the same botanical family, Apiaceae, commonly known as carrot or parsley family.*…
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TIP OF THE DAY: When To Use Fines Herbes Vs. “Big Herbs”

Chervil has been called “the gourmet’s parsley.” A more delicate flavor than parsley, it has a faint note of licorice. Photo courtesy SXC.   THE NIBBLE’s Chef Johnny Gnall advises: When it comes to cooking, not all herbs are created equal. Some have more delicate flavors and can be lost if cooked the wrong way…
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