Spread the joy with festive and fun food gifts.

7 Ways to Grill for a Smokin’ Good Summer Day

Posted May 24, 2016

Let’s dust off the grill, shall we? With spring comes tulips, ramps, sunshine, and our dear old friend, the backyard. If someone can tell me one thing that doesn’t benefit from the smoke and sear of a grill I’ll hand over my next vacation…

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Cookie Cutter Candy Bars

Posted February 11, 2016

Cookie cutters are pure magic. They give dough personality, help to create fun traditions, and make the most adorable decorations (ornaments, for a tree, mayhaps?). As a child, I loved digging through my grandmother’s collection of copper animals, metal men and…

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Poached Earl Grey Pears with Vanilla Cream

Posted December 22, 2015

As Christmas edges closer, we all try to streamline and simplify life in the kitchen, keeping a few quick recipes up our sleeves. I look for recipes that offer the best reward for minimal effort. This poached pear is exactly…

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Cocktails: The 12 Days of Holiday Food Gifts

Posted December 16, 2015

From sparkly dresses to twinkling lights, from decadent greenery to jazz standard carols, the holidays are a time for decadence. Our favorite form of indulgence is a gorgeous cocktail (or two)! This year we’re craving drinks with personality and wintery…

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Candy: The 12 Days of Holiday Food Gifts

Posted December 15, 2015

Growing up, I was never excited by Halloween candy. I always preferred salty nuts or a cup of hot chocolate to the overly-sweet loot my friends and siblings would bring home. Christmas candy, however, is another story. Nutty chocolate brittle…

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Snacks: The 12 Days of Holiday Food Gifts

Posted December 13, 2015

Aside from the usual visions of sugar plums that dance in our heads this time of year, the holidays probably evoke images of cookie platters, candy canes, or tables laden with home-cooked feasts. Most of us are so focused on…

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