Our favorite gifts from the kitchen, perfect for the holidays! We have free printable labels to make them extra special.
The holiday season is here! And with it comes lots of gift-giving. From mail carriers to hair stylists, teachers and neighbors, there are so many people that we like the give a little gift to this time of year. A gift from the kitchen is a wonderful way to show you care! Make a stash now and you'll be ready all season long.
Today is part one of our gifts from the kitchen series, with more savory gifts. Stay tuned for part two which is all about sweet treats. Many of these recipes have free printable labels so you can make your gifts extra special. We are happy to email them to you, we just ask that you leave a comment on each individual post so that we can stay organized. Enjoy!
Tuscan Herbed Sea Salt (Sale alle Erbe)
This fabulous Tuscan Herbed Sea Salt blend is a magical seasoning with an intoxicating aroma that transforms everything from ordinary to extraordinarily delicious. It's like taking a culinary journey to Italy!
Cranberry Sriracha Pepper Jelly
This Cranberry Sriracha Pepper Jelly is crazy good! We love it spooned over cream cheese or goat cheese and served with crackers but it's also great as a sandwich spread and makes a wonderful glaze for chicken, pork, salmon, etc.
Southwestern Sweet and Spicy Glazed Pecans
These Southwestern Sweet and Spicy Glazed Pecans come together in less than 30 minutes. But beware: they are addictively delicious!
No-Knead Cinnamon Raisin Brioche Bread
No one would guess that this beautiful, buttery, incredibly delicious Pull-Apart Brioche Bread is super easy to make with just one bowl and no mixer!
Pineapple Jalapeño Pepper Jelly (no canning skills needed!)
This sweet and spicy Pineapple Jalapeño Pepper Jelly is as easy as it is delicious! Serve it with cream cheese, on a cheese board, as a dipping sauce, grilling glaze... even on ice cream - expect rave reviews!
Copycat Rosemary Pecan Raincoast Crackers
These one-bowl, no-mixer, copycat Raincoast Crackers taste just like the ones at the fancy markets, but they're easy and cost pennies to make!
Ridiculously Easy Slow Cooked Apple Butter
Ready for the taste of fall? With minimal effort on your part? Welcome to our Ridiculously Easy Slow Cooked Apple Butter! Simply throw everything in the slow cooker and wait for the magic to happen! It's fabulous on toast, biscuits, scones and English muffins and is a wonderful addition to cheese and charcuterie appetizer boards.
The BEST, Most Perfect Banana Bread
This truly is the PERFECT banana bread. With an easy one-bowl and no-mixer recipe, it's super-moist and so flavorful! The beautiful, sweet, mahogany-hued crust is crisp and the crumb incredibly tender.
Cranberry Clementine Conserves
Keep a stash of these Cranberry Clementine Conserves handy for a super easy and delicious appetizer. It's also fabulous for gift-giving!
Buttered Pecan Goat Cheese Log
An easy, impressive and crazy-delicious appetizer with butter-toasted pecans, fresh herbs and dried fruit, this Buttered Pecan Goat Cheese Log will wow everyone!
Best Ever Granola - easy and so delicious!
Addictively delicious and so easy to make, this best-ever granola will become one of those recipes that is requested over and over!
Thought for the day:
And she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them.
And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night.
An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified.
But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.
Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.
What we're listening to for inspiration:
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