RECIPE: Pumpkin Soup With Bacon, Sage & Gnocchi

[1] You can serve either gnocchi or tortellini in his rich pumpkin soup (photos #1 and #2 © DeLallo). [2] If you like, substitute tortellini for the gnocchi in the photo. [3] Flash-fried sage leaves. Here’s the recipe (photo © Saveur Magazine).   This bowl of soup is hearty enough to be the main course…
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PRODUCT: Betty Bossi Veggie Sheet Slicer

[1] Finally, an easy way to make wide vegetable ribbons (both photos © Betty Bossi). [2] Cannelloni made with vegetable “noodles.”   If you use a spiralizer to slice vegetables into pasta-like strands, here’s something new for you: The Betty Bossi Veggie Sheet Slicer. It lets you cut your vegetables and fruits into wafer thin…
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FOOD FUN: Finding Nemo — A Cocktail In A Fish Glass

Enjoy your Aperol Spritz—or other colorful cocktail—in this fish-shaped stemware. The shape is actually not the Japanese clownfish, the species of orange-and-white-striped hero of Finding Nemo. Instead, it’s the infamous Japanese blowfish, or fugu. If blowfish isn’t prepared properly, lethal amounts of the poison tetrodotoxin, which exists in its inner organs, will leak into the…
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RECIPE: Red Hot Candy Apples For Halloween

[1] Our favorite Halloween candy is candy apples (photo by Sevenmarie | CreativeCommons is licensed under CC-BY 2.0). [2] Enjoy them plain, but we like to add a topping, as in the photo below (photo © Splenda). [3] Add some toppings, from the sunflower seeds in this photo to candy corn, chopped nuts, Halloween sprinkles,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Vegan Desserts In A Great New Book

Our colleague Hannah Kaminsky, of Bittersweet Blog, is a regular contributor to THE NIBBLE. She has written six cookbooks! A long-time vegan, Hannah oriented her sweet tooth to creating vegan recipes for herself and others who want delicious cookies, cakes, pies and other sweets. Her sixth cookbook, Sweet Vegan Treats (photo #1) has just been…
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