Lady M’s Special Fall Flavor: Butter Pecan Mille Crepes Cake

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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A Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend Recipe For National Pumpkin Spice Day

October 1st is National Pumpkin Spice Day. What is pumpkin spice? It’s a blend of ground cinnamon, clove, ginger, nutmeg, and sometimes allspice (photo #2). It was first used as a seasoning for pumpkin pie. While for many years the baker of a pumpkin pie measured each particular spice from its jar, enough pies were…
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Easy Apple Crisp Recipe & The History Of Apple Crisp

[1] An apple crisp is the perfect solution for when you don’t want to roll out a pie crust (photo © Urban Accents). [2] A serving of apple crisp is even prettier than pie when you serve it in dessert dishes. Here it’s served with custard sauce (here’s a recipe), but you could substitute a…
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The Original Red Velvet Cake Recipe For National Red Velvet Cake Day

[1] Some people thrill to a four-layer cake, but we’re happy with just two layers. Here’s the recipe for this beauty (photo © King Arthur Baking). [2] While there’s no evidence that red velvet cake originated in the south, you can find recipes in most southern cookbooks, like this one (photo © Chronicle Books). [3]…
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Cheerios Treats Bar Recipe For National Rice Krispies Treats Day

September 18th is National Rice Krispies Treats Day. Make no mistake: We really like Rice Krispies treats. But it made us wonder: What about other cereals? We also love Cheerios, Corn Flakes, and Raisin Bran. And Rice Krispies Treats can be made with any crisp breakfast cereal, bound together with butter or margarine and marshmallows.…
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