18 delicious gifts from your kitchen
Infused liquors, crunchy toffee, cocoa in a jar, and more DIY gifts
Recipe: Fruit Jellies
Recipe: Salted Chocolate-Pecan Toffee
Recipe: Almond Toffee
Be sure to get California-grown apricots, especially the Blenheim variety, which are head and shoulders above imported for flavor and color.
Recipe: Blenheim Apricot Liqueur
A homemade dried-apricot liqueur infused in the dipping chocolate makes this an extra-special treat.
Recipe: Chocolate-Dipped Apricots
Recipe: Candied Citrus Peels
Recipe: Citrus Salt
Recipe: Orange Bitters
Recipe: Savory Spiced Shortbreads
Recipe: Rosemary Limoncello
Recipe: Peppermint Layer Cookies
Let the recipe itself serve as the perfect wrapping.
Recipe: Sweet-Hot Spiced Pecans
Our mixes will fill 1-quart jars (12 servings), but if your containers are different sizes, just keep the ratio of ingredients constant. On the back of the tag, write: "Mix contents in a large bowl. For each serving, place 1/3 cup cocoa mix in a mug and stir in 1 cup boiling water. Store remaining mix in airtight container."
Recipe: Classic Cocoa
Recipe: Mexican Cocoa
Recipe: Mocha Cocoa
Recipe: Peppermint Stick Cocoa