Chocolate Cake Recipes For National Chocolate Cake Day

[1] German chocolate cake. The recipe link is at right (photo © Betty Crocker). [2] Chocolate layer cake with peanut butter filling and frosting. The recipe link is at right (photo © King Arthur Baking). [3] Chocolate icebox cake. The recipe link is at right (photo © Kings Cupboard). [4] Black Forest cake. The recipe…
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Orange Shortbread Bars Recipe For National Citrus Month

[1] Luscious orange shortbread bars (all photos © Fruits From Chile). [2] Navel oranges fresh off the tree. [3] In addition to baking and cooking, navel oranges are a hand fruit. [4] Why they’re called “navel” oranges. The appearance of the navel is the result of a mutation,” Moses says. The mutation created a conjoined…
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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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Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cookies: A Super Treat From Levain

‘Tis the season for gifting and self-gifting. Our favorite Levain cookies have a limited-time holiday flavor—Dark Chocolate Peppermint—that we love so much, we’re packing extras in the freezer to last us at least until spring. Levain is known for its six-ounce jumbo cookie mounds—magnificent cookies that are crispy on the outside and gooey on the…
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Gingerbread History & Recipes For National Gingerbread Day

November 21st is National Gingerbread Day, a time for a bit of gingerbread history and some tasty recipes (below). Gingerbread cookies are examples of rolled cookies, a.k.a. cutout cookies (there are 11 basic types of cookies). While they are most often considered cookies for Thanksgiving and Christmas, there’s no reason why they can’t be enjoyed…
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