NEWS: The Nibble Celebrates 8th Birthday

Happy birthday to us! THE NIBBLE celebrates its eighth birthday this month. Eight years, some 20,000 pages of content and about one million monthly visitors. Whew! Instead of a cake, we’ve given ourselves a new home page design. Check it out! Thanks to Andrew, Leah, Luisa and Sue for making it happen. If you have…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 10 Chef’s Tricks To Change Up Your Foods (Part 2)

Cook your cucumbers: They’re even better than when raw. Photo by Monika Szczygiel | SXC.   This is the continuation of “Going Against The Grain: Raw Foods You Should Try Cooking And (Typically) Cooked Foods You Should Try Raw” (here’s Part 1.) 6. Cucumbers… don’t have to be cool! Cucumbers are a terrific, healthy snack,…
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COOKING VIDEO: Make Jalapeño Cornbread With Marcus Samuelsson

  Looking for a great jalapeño cornbread recipe? Our upcoming Top Pick Of The Week, Deano’s Jalepeño Chips, got us to thinking about the other ways we enjoy jalapeño. Among our favorites is jalapeño cornbread. The heat of the chile bits brings the already-wonderful sweet corn and butter flavors to a new height. In some…
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VALENTINE’S DAY: The Best Date

Another healthy Valentine idea: Medjool dates. Whenever we encounter the Bard Valley Medjool Date Growers at a trade show, it’s our favorite booth. The melt-in-your-mouth, better-than-sugar dates have been called mankind’s first candy—and maybe the best. The Medjool variety has been called “the fruit of kings,” and unlike other “favorites of kings”—horse racing, for example—everyone…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 10 Chef’s Tricks To Change Up Your Foods (Part 1)

Slice, caramelize and add to salads. Photo courtesy Microplane.   Chef Johnny Gnall shares this inspiration for cooking. He calls it “Going Against The Grain: Raw Foods You Should Try Cooking And (Typically) Cooked Foods You Should Try Raw.” Johnny chose 10 common ingredients and switched them from their typical use to “the other side.”…
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