Make An Old Fashioned Sponge (Honeycomb) Candy Recipe, Anytime & For Passover

How about an old-fashioned sponge candy recipe? It has that “honeycomb crunch” and can be made for Passover. A recipe is below, thanks to our colleague Hannah Kaminsky of Bittersweet Blog wondered about the old-fashioned confection variously known as: Angel food candy (Wisconsin) Cinder toffee (Canada and U.K.) Dalgona (South Korea) Fairy food candy (Chicago,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Gourmet Burritos & Burrito History

April 7th is National Burrito Day. You don’t have to twist most arms to enjoy one. THE NIBBLE is having a lunch of gourmet burritos. We share the ingredients below, but first, a bit of…     BURRITO HISTORY A step back in history: In 1519 the Spanish conquistadors arrived in what today is Mexico,…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Jeff’s Famous Jerky

We’ve had Top Pick jerkys before, but they are few and far between. Even small-batch artisan brands can be too tough for us, and/or leave remnants of gristle. Not so with Jeff’s Famous Jerky. Each variety we tried was melt-in-your-mouth tender, with exquisite flavor. When you can say jerky has exquisite flavor, you know you’ve…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Easier Soft Boiled Eggs & Ways To Serve Them

Some people have never had a hot, runny, seductive soft-boiled egg. That’s because they’re such a pain to peel when hot, that even most restaurants don’t offer them. Soft-boiled eggs were popular in our family. Nana had a set of vintage silver-plated egg cups; Mom had ceramic cups. The eggs were served with “toast soldiers”…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Get Creative With A Basic Recipe

[1] Glamorizing potatoes and chicken salad. Here’s the recipe from Potato Goodness. [2] Don’t feel like stacking? Just place the ingredients on a plate, as in this recipe from Live Naturally Magazine. Or, layer them in a glass dish. [3] At Raymi Peruvian restaurant in New York City, a Japanese accent is added via julienned…
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