Tag: gifts

#handcraftededibles: Slow Cooker Cinnamon Almonds

One of the easiest appetizers you can put out for the holidays are nuts. Cashews, pecans, almonds, walnuts, peanuts…any type of nut will do. And, according to Ina Garten, you don’t even need to make them yourself. A tin of nuts from the store is more than acceptable to put […]

#handcraftededibles:Honey Lemon Apple Jam

Around this time last year the cookbook, Food in Jars, was highly recommended to me. I added it to my wishlist on Amazon and ended up getting it for Christmas. I looked through it immediately and flagged a bunch of recipes I wanted to try. And then the cookbook went […]

#handcraftededibles Libations: Amaretto

Can you believe we’re just under 13 weeks away from Christmas? Thinking about that makes my head hurt. I’m desperately holding onto flip flops and t-shirts and pretending like the cooler weather isn’t sneaking in, making those two things a distant memory for next 180 or so days. But why […]

Improv Challenge: Paleo Pumpkin Almond Butter Cups

I feel like I was just making my last recipe for the Improv Challenge! Time sure is flying by. The ingredients for this month are chocolate and peanut butter. I usually try to head as far as out of the box as possible when it comes to ingredients, but my […]

Recipe Remake: Sugar Coated Pecans

Recipe Remake: These sugar coated wonders of goodness were one of the first recipes I ever made. I first served them for Thanksgiving and everyone quickly gobbled them up. Since the price of pecans has increased significantly over the past few years, I hadn’t made these as often as I […]

Parmesan Thyme Crackers

It’s been almost four years since I received Ina Garten’s cookbook, Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics. One of the first things I did was put a sticky note on each recipe that I wanted to make. One of the first recipes in the cookbook are these parmesan thyme crackers. I […]