Gifts From Your Kitchen

A gift from your kitchen is heartfelt and fun to make.

Follow the links for more complete instructions for the following gift ideas.

For pickle lovers on your list a bottle of Half Sours are sure to please.

Half Sour Pickles

  Half Sour Pickles

  Follow the link for step by step instructions for making Half Sour pickles

Bakers will rejoice is having a wonderful perpetual bottle of Vanilla Extract

Vanilla Extract

Vanilla Extract

Seasoning Salts – put together your own gourmet seasoning. package in nice small bottles or tins. Create your own stick on labels.

Seasoning salts

Dry Soup Mixes – Use dry soup bullion granules, dried vegetables rice or pasta. Carefully layer into a jar. Choose items with the same cooking times so you don’t end up with mush.

Dry soup mixes in jars

Cranberry Liqueur

Cranberry Liqueur

This delicious liqueur is a wonderful gift but you need to plan at least 1 month ahead. Make some now for Valentines day!

Home made breads wrapped in fresh kitchen towels, boxes of home-made cookies, baskets of dried pasta and home-made sauce are all great gifts from your kitchen. Instead of hitting the mall, go to the grocery, pick up a few supplies.

Melt chocolate, spread it on a buttered parchment, press toasted nuts, dried cranberries, blueberries into the chocolate. Let harden. Break into ” chocolate bark with fruit and nuts”. Do not refrigerate, store at room temperature in an air tight container.

Enlist your family in making and packaging gifts from your kitchen for their friends and teachers.

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