JULY 4th: Ice Cream Cones

Impress your friends and family with these Independence Day ice cream cones. Photo courtesy Amy Miller Designs.   Who wouldn’t want to be Amy Miller’s friend? The designer, crafter and baker created the best-looking July 4th ice cream cones. Head to AmyMillerDesigns.com for the step-by-step showing how she did it. In brief, you need ice…
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TIP OF THE DAY: July 4th Recipes

You’re a grand old pizza! Photo courtesy BevCooks.com.   What are you dishing up for July 4th? While your tradition may be to turn on the grill, you can do that any day. How about some festive red, white and blue dishes? JULY 4TH BREAKFAST RECIPES Red Velvet Pancakes (recipe) Red, White & Blueberry Muffins…
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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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PRODUCT: Honey Maid Go Bites

Honey Maid, the brand that supplies America with graham crackers, Gramfuls sandwich cookies and Teddy Grahams, has added a new graham-inspired snack to its repertoire: Honey Maid Go Bites. They’re very crunchy little pillows, about 5/8-inch square, with a choice of chocolate or vanilla filling. On the back of the box, soccer player Alex Morgan…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Easy Snacking On Chestnuts

New School: Buy chestnuts ready to eat. Photo courtesy Melissas.com.   In the old days, winter meant chestnut vendors on street corners. We’d buy a bag, hot off the embers, and burn our fingertips in our eagerness to devour the toasty treats. Then we learned how easy it was to make our own (recipe below).…
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