RECIPE: Easy Holiday Hors D’Oeuvre

We love this easy recipe from our friends at Rick’s Picks, makers of some of the best pickled vegetables you can buy. Add Rick’s quality pickled vegetables to a sandwich or salad, as a garnish or the main part of an hors d’oeuvre. With their layers and layers of flavor (from the best spices—no added…
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CONTEST: Can Your Recipe Win The 1,2,3 Puff! Challenge?

If you’re a home cook with an original recipe that uses Pepperidge Farm puff pastry, it could win you and a guest an all-expenses paid trip to New York City, to tour the Big Apple’s finest pastry shops. That’s a sweet trip! Just enter your recipe in Pepperidge Farm’s 1,2,3 Puff! recipe contest. You may…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Take A Brownie Break

These dense, moist and fudgy treats are Geoff & Drew’s Brownies, a NIBBLE Top Pick Of The Week (photo by Claire Freierman | © THE NIBBLE)./span> December 8th is National Chocolate Brownie Day. If you have the time, bake your own favorite recipe—or try a new one. We’ll start you out with this Rocky Road…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Deck the Hors

How festive are these! Stuff peppadews with feta or goat cheese. Photo courtesy PeppadewUSA.com. Be “seasonal” and include some red and green hors d’oeuvres at your holiday party. Some crowd-pleasers are very easy to make. Skewers. Take long toothpicks and bocconcini (1″ mozzarella balls—the word means “mouthfuls” in Italian) and stack one ball with a…
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RECIPE: Real Visions Of Sugarplums

Make sugarplums this Christmas! What exactly are sugarplums, visions of which danced in the heads of the children in Clement Moore’s famous poem, “The Night Before Christmas?” The original sugarplums were sugar-coated coriander (the seeds of cilantro). Tiny seeds coated with many layers of sugar were a popular confection known as a comfit (not confit);…
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