The Tom & Jerry: Eggnog With Brandy, For National Eggnog Day

[1] A Tom and Jerry in special Tom & Jerry cups. Here’s the recipe (photos #1, #2, and #3 © House Of Hawthornes). [2] Different companies created Tom and Jerry punchbowl and cup sets in the 1940s. This set is from Hazel Atlas, a prominent producer. [3] This set, from Homer Laughlin, is more elegant.…
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Lady M Champagne Mille Crêpes Cake For New Year’s Eve

Readers of THE NIBBLE know how much we love Lady M’s Mille Crêpes Cakes: delicate, elegant, exquisite, ethereal bites that are perfect for special celebrations. We also serve them at dinner parties where we want something impressive for dessert but need it to be on the light side. In addition to the year-round menu of…
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FOOD FUN: Ice Cream Wreath, An Easy To Make Christmas Dessert

[1] A Christmas wreath of ice cream and fruit (photo © Tillamook County Creamery Association | Facebook). [2] Kadota figs. Any figs work here, all have reddish interiors. But green-skinned figs add more external color than darker hues (photo © California Figs). [3] Raspberries dot the wreath with color (photo © Driscoll’s Berries).   This…
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Christmas Grilled Cheese Recipe With Pickled Beets

[1] A festive gourmet grilled cheese sandwich with pickled beets and arugula (photo © Aunt Nellie’s). [2] A jar of Aunt Nellie’s pickled beets. They’re so versatile: Check out this recipe for balsamic chicken with pickled beets (photo © Easy Chicken Recipes). [3] Baby arugula (photo © Good Eggs). [4] Gruyere cheese (photo © Murray’s…
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Milkboy Swiss Chocolate Drink: Premium Cocoa Mix

[1] Canisters of Milkboy Swiss Chocolate Drink (photos #1 and #3 © Milkboy). [2] A seasonal spin (photo © Williams Sonoma). [3] Milkboy is one of our favorite chocolate bar brands.   Today’s product is a premium cocoa powder mix. There’s a difference between cocoa and hot chocolate: The former is made from cocoa powder…
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