FOOD GIFT LOVE: 100 Recipes to Make, Wrap, & Share


In Food Gift Love, I share my expertise in and enthusiasm for small-batch, hand-crafted food gifts. I hope this book will inspire cooks, food-lovers, and DIY fans to be year-round food gifters.

Here’s a little taste of what’s in the book:

Bring something unforgettable and delicious to your next potluck or dinner party. Give something made with love to those you love in times of joy or sadness. Say hello, thank you, congratulation, or happy holidays with something fabulous and flavorful. A food gift is always well-received and never goes out of style.





I’m an author, writer, and pop-up shop maker. I eat in a plant-centric way and create recipes that are mostly wholesome and also comfort-driven. After hosting makers for 25,000+ guests, I’m working to open my first permanent Eat Boutique, a food retail concept space that provides a new way to shop for food. My second cookbook, A New Way to Food: Recipes That Revamped My Pantry and Made Me Love Me, At Last will be published by Roost Books in spring 2019. My first cookbook, Food Gift Love, was released in Fall 2015. I’ve written for Style Me Pretty, Food52, and The Kitchn, and have connected millions building online communities like TripAdvisor, Lycos, and Matchmaker. You can find me on Instagram too.


“Food Gift Love is full of recipes I want to cook and ideas I want to borrow, but most of all, it’s full of heart. Maggie’s spirit of generosity is contagious! This little book makes me want to be a better friend.”—Molly Wizenberg, author of Delancey and A Homemade Life

“As warm and gracious as Maggie herself, Food Gift Love is the handbook for anyone looking for unique and delicious ways to a welcome a new neighbor, comfort a freshly minted mama, or simply tell a friend that you care.”—Marisa McClellan, author of Preserving by the Pint and Food in Jars

Upcoming Appearances

04.17.18 | Talk on Food, Feelings, and Cookbooks with Maggie, Jerrelle Guy, and Lindsey Smith

Join Maggie, Jerrelle Guy (author of Black Girl Baking) and Lindsey Smith (author of Eat Your Feelings) for a talk on Food, Feelings, and Cookbooks. There will be snacks, drinks, and cookbooks. Plus, each author will share their food stories (and

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