Outdoor concerts are one of my favorite ways to spend an evening in the summer. We’re very lucky to be surrounded by many different opportunities for musical evenings where we live, and we were excited when some friends of ours asked if we’d like to join them for a night with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra under the stars last week.
Just a few short days ago, the weather was brutally hot around these parts, as it was in most of the country. So, trying to figure out what to bring for our symphony picnic proved tricky. I wanted food that would keep us cool, that wouldn’t weigh us down in the heat. I also needed food that wouldn’t melt, and that was easily transportable in a small rolling cooler. Read more...(1315 words, 12 images, estimated 5:16 mins reading time)
One of the reasons I started this blog was because friends and family often turned to me when they needed an idea for a recipe, or help with one they already had. It’s no secret that I’m a bit of a cookbook hoarder, and that I love to spend time in the kitchen. I’ve always loved trying out new recipes. I’m never afraid of being the recipe guinea pig, and Chew Nibble Nosh started out as a place where I could share my findings with my friends and family. It has since blossomed into much more than I ever imagined, which I am extremely humbled by, but at its heart, it is still a place where I share my guinea pig moments. Read more...(917 words, 9 images, estimated 3:40 mins reading time)
When life hands you blueberries, make muffins. Isn’t that how the old saying goes? It isn’t? Well, it should.
Some mornings just call for muffins, and this was one of those mornings. I had a pint of beautiful berries in my fridge that was staring at me every time I opened the door. Usually, I throw some berries on my yogurt in the morning and call it a day, but this morning I didn’t want yogurt. I wanted a buttery, crumb topped muffin bursting with fresh berries.
So, I made some. Read more...(773 words, 8 images, estimated 3:06 mins reading time)
Before I begin with the recipe, I am THRILLED to announce that today marks the very first giveaway in Chew Nibble Nosh’s (short, but pretty fun so far) history! The wonderful people at OXO offered me the chance to try out one of their latest and greatest products, which I jumped on, of course! They also included an extra one in the box for me to give away to one lucky reader! I’ll feature the product, the retro-cool OXO Egg Beater, in today’s post. Before the recipe at the bottom, you’ll find out how you can enter the drawing and win one for yourself! Who doesn’t want an egg beater for Christmas, right? (Sorry! This Giveaway has ended!) Read more...(1122 words, 13 images, estimated 4:29 mins reading time)