Olive and mozzarella wreath. Photo courtesy Zoe’s Kitchen.           ALL OF US AT THE NIBBLE WISH YOU A JOYOUS DAY       

CHRISTMAS: Gift Vs. Present

Did you get gifts or presents for Christmas? Is there a difference? Here’s the scoop, from Language is not a linear: Words come into every language from a variety of sources, over many centuries. And their meanings change nor expand over time. Think of “decadent,” now used for “self-indulgent,” instead of its traditional meaning…
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A Gingerbread Waffles Recipe For The Holidays

[1] Gingerbread waffles for Christmas (photo © Driscoll’s Berries). [2] If you don’t have light brown sugar (in photo) and need to substitute dark brown sugar, the final product will have a more robust taste and a darker color. It might slightly affect the texture (photo © Webstaurant Store). [3] If you don’t have the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: One Last Christmas Gift

If you’re finished with shopping for nice-but-not-life-changing gifts for the people you care about, how about helping a family you don’t know, who will be grateful to you forever? Perhaps the most important Heifer International, which provides indigent families worldwide with a cow or other livestock: a reliable source of food for the children and…
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RECIPE: Chocolate Drizzle Popcorn With Cranberries & Toffee

Enjoy some at home, box some up as a gift (photo © G.H. Cretors).   If you’re looking for something to bring to a Christmas Eve celebration—or to serve at home—here’s one you can make in 15 minutes. The recipe is from G.H. Cretors Popcorn, whose bags of popped corn were a NIBBLE favorite (here’s…
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