RECIPE: Inside-Out Homemade Peppermint Patties

Top: Hannah Kaminsky’s Inside-Out Peppermint Patties. Middle: Conventional Peppermint Patties recipe from SafeEggs.com. Bottom: Chop up some good chocolate bars for the mint centers (these are from DeBrand.com).   It’s National Chocolate Mint Day. You can make a cool chocolate peppermint pie, warm chocolate mint lava cakes, have some mint chocolate ice cream or chocolate…
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GIFTS: Stocking Stuffers, Part 1

For stocking stuffers, we look for special items around $10 (or less). Here’s the first bunch of gourmet foods we’d like to find in our stocking. ANNIE B’S CARAMELS In polka dot gift bags of 20 caramels, Annie B’s caramels are sure to please. The Signature Mix includes Butter Rum, Chocolate, Sea Salt and Original…
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PRODUCT: Snappers ~ Pretzels, Chocolate & Caramel

March Madness is underway. At THE NIBBLE, it’s not just about rooting for your favorite college team(s). It’s what to snack on while you’re watching the games. Made by the third generation of a family whose grandparents established a soda fountain and confectionery in Pittsburgh, Snappers are a sweet-and-salty snack made from rectangular pretzels, drizzled…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Fondue For National Fondue Month (& Other Fondue Holidays)

February is National Fondue Month, February 5th is National Chocolate Fondue Day, November is National Fun with Fondue Month, and April 11th is National Cheese Fondue Day. You’ve got multiple opportunities to celebrate with luscious fondue—as a family dinner, at a dinner party, or even on a party buffet.     THE HISTORY OF FONDUE…
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STOCKING STUFFER: Wine-Infused Chocolates

Delicious wine-infused chocolates. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   Virginia-based Gearharts chocolates Fine chocolates has some irresistible treats for stocking stuffers, party favors or anytime indulgence. For wine lovers, an excellent stocking stuffer is Pod and Vine, a box of four bonbons. The pod refers to the cacao; the vine is the wine…
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