Homemade Food Gifts

Caramel corn

Caramel Corn

Sweet crunchy caramel corn is the perfect thing to whip up on a crisp fall afternoon. This recipe makes a ton of caramel corn so there is plenty to share! What is it about chill...

Chocolate Covered Cherries

Chocolate Covered Cherries

Of all the things that I create in the kitchen, making candy is probably my favorite thing.  It’s also the thing I do the least often.  Many people are a little nervous about ma...

Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

One of the most satisfying work day morning breakfasts for me is Greek yogurt with some homemade granola mixed in.  The cool and creamy melding with the crunchy and sweet is so ...

Turtles

Homemade Turtles

This post may contain some affiliate links-they help keep me in butter and sugar. Thanks for you support! Valentine’s Day is one of those crazy holidays. I’ve had really romanti...

homemade vanilla extract

Homemade Vanilla Extract

  I always see homemade vanilla recipes out during Christmas time.  It would make a wonderful gift.  This year I decided to try it, but lo and behold, you have to let it sit in ...

Honey Cinnamon Butter

Honey Cinnamon Butter

Honey cinnamon butter is the perfect way to add a little bit of fancy to the holiday table. All that’s required is 5 minutes and a mixer! For The Holiday Table: Honey cinnamon b...

Peanut Butter Balls

No-Bake Peanut Butter Balls

Decadent no-bake peanut butter balls are a creamy peanut butter filling enrobed in rich chocolate. A perfect treat for your holiday cookie plate or wrapped up as a gift for frie...

Peppermint Bark

Ok, here’s another easy one, because I am all about simplifying this Christmas.  Peppermint bark.  The hardest thing you have to do is melt chocolate.  But we already learned...

Sweet and crunchy spiced pecans

Trail Food: Spiced Pecans

In about another month, we are headed out west for another backpacking trip.  This time, Washington.  5 days and 4 nights learning, hiking, camping, and not showering.  What doe...

Homemade Tropical Granola

Tropical Homemade Granola

Tropical homemade granola is the perfect way to get a healthy breakfast and feel a little bit like you’re on the beach! Totally customizable with ingredients already in your pan...

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