FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA: The Best Whoopie Pies

You’ll want many bites of these whoopie pies. Photo by River Soma | THE NIBBLE.   We’ve had many a whoopie pie, and can attest that the absolute best are from artisan baker WannaHavaCookie. We wannahav lots of these cakelike cookies:* perfect recipes of moist cake and buttercream. Each one is a pillow of comfort…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Rocky Road Day

June 2nd is National Rocky Road Day. Rocky road ice cream is chocolate ice cream mixed with nuts and marshmallows, the “rocks” in the road. The original nuts, walnuts, were later replaced with toasted almonds. Over the years, the concept has been ported to fudge, cookies, popcorn and other sweets.     HISTORY OF ROCKY…
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PRODUCT: Skinny Cow Chocolate Candy

We can’t believe we ate the whole thing.Photo by River Soma | THE NIBBLE.   The Skinny Cow line, which for years has offered reduced-calorie ice cream sandwiches to diet-conscious ice cream lovers, first expanded to ice cream cups, cones and bars. Now, there’s candy. And we like it. There are: Dreamy Clusters: Bite-sized chewy…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Mix Up A Half & Half Arnold Palmer Or Shandy

When you think of a refreshing warm-weather drink, do you think of beer, iced tea, lemonade, ginger ale? If you mix two of them together in a half-and-half drink, you’ll create a summer refresher: an Arnold Palmer or a Shandy, depending on the recipe. You can purchase them ready-bottled; but like most things, homemade tastes…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Fresh Apricots

Fresh apricots: a seasonal treat. Photo courtesy Washington State Fruit Commission.   Many of us enjoy dried apricots (stuff them with goat cheese!) and apricot preserves. But how many of us eat fresh apricots in the late spring, when they come into season? Not enough, based on a poll of THE NIBBLE staff. Savor the…
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