RECIPE: The New Surf And Turf

[1] The new “surf & turf” (photo © Allen Brothers).   What’s better than filet mignon? How about a tender filet topped with something equally delicious? Allen Brothers, a NIBBLE Top Pick Of The Week, has topped filet mignon with lobster, mushroom and spinach-cheese stuffing—essentially using the stuffing one might put into chicken or fish…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Halloween Candy Box Favors

We love these keepsake Halloween boxes from Williams-Sonoma. Made in Germany from handcrafted papier-mâché, they’re filled with seasonal candies: gummy pumpkins, gummy candy corn and gourmet jelly beans. They’re $14.95 each, a delightful gift or party favor. If your budget doesn’t allow for the splurge, look in candy stores, card shops, discount stores and other…
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PRODUCT: More Cupcake Fun

Our favorite from Junior’s: the retro “Hostess cupcake” with a creme center. Photo by Katharine Pollak | THE NIBBLE. Earlier this year we were at a trade show in San Francisco. A fine German chocolate producer was exhibiting its wares, displaying three tiers of gorgeous chocolate cupcakes as an example of what could be made…
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HALLOWEEN: Food Fun With Pancake Molds

Get ready for Halloween: For a bewitching breakfast, lunch or dinner on Halloween, go batty with pancake molds. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive, they’re easy to use. The set of three molds—these adorable bats plus a pumpkin and a haunted house—is $19.95. Pancakes—also known as flapjacks, griddlecakes and hotcakes—are an ancient food. While some type of griddle…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Regular Or Sugar-Free Sorbet

It’s easy to make sugar-free sorbet. Photo by Dusan Zidar | BSP. There’s a lot of good “No Sugar Added” ice cream out there, but it’s tough to find a sugar-free sorbet. If you’re on a sugar-free diet and miss sorbet, you can make it with unsweetened fruit juice or puréed fruit. Sugar or no…
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