FOOD FUN: Roll-Up Sandwiches For St. Patrick’s Day

You can use whatever ingredients you like to make these St. Patrick’s Day roll-up sandwiches. These shamrock-shaped sandwiches have no corned beef: they’re turkey and Swiss cheese. But the fun is arranging the slices in the form of a shamrock, and decorating with a scallion stem and scattered diced scallions. We do recommend adding at…
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RECIPE: Chicken, Guacamole, Ranch & Bacon Dip

[1] This bright green dip has layers of flavo5. [2] A packet of dip mix provides ranch dressing flavor to the dip (photos #1 and #2 courtesy Hidden Valley). [3] Everything’s better with bacon (photo courtesy Edwards Virginia Smokehouse).   We recently tasted this dip at a friend’s house, and liked it enough to ask…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Customize Your St. Patrick’s Day Bagel

Green bagels are a novelty on St. Patrick’s Day. But here’s a more elegant way to enjoy your bagel, with green fruits and vegetables. The concept can be applied to any holiday or occasion with theme colors (see the lists below), and can be part of a bagel buffet for brunch. Bonus: It’s a way…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Stenciled Cheese For Holidays (St. Patrick’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Christmas…)

Add a little luck of the Irish to cheese and other foods, by creating a shamrock garnish made of herbs. You can apply the same technique to other themes: Mother’s Day and Valentine’s Day hearts, stars for Christmas, Independence Day and New Year’s, pumpkins for Halloween, and so forth. You also can use edible glitter,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Get The App, Spread The Word Before St. Patrick’s Day

Our content doesn’t usually cover public service announcements. But THE NIBBLE website was built around the concept of celebrating food-oriented holidays; so we think this is an important one for us to spread the word. Pass these tips along to friends, kids, and anyone who will be drinking a few on St. Patrick’s Day. The…
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