Category: food gifts

Merry Winter Solstice and Red Velvet Peppermint-White Chocolate Thumbprints

 Merry Winter Solstice and four days until Christmas! I’ve been enjoying some holiday baking and came across these Red Velvet Peppermint Thumbprints while searching for a new Christmas cookie. Red Velvet = Christmas and these festive red velvet cookies are infused with a burst of peppermint flavor and white chocolate in their centers. Red Velvet…

No-Bake Easter Bunny Bark

I’m Hopping Down the Bunny Trail with an easy, no-bake treat for Easter, guaranteed to satisfy everybunny’s sweet tooth! This is a quick and easy treat to fill your Easter baskets and one that little bunnies would enjoy help making. I used Annie’s Bunny Grahams for this Easter Bunny Bark.  I found the bunny grahams…

Easy Holiday Food Gift: Spicy Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters

I have a sweet treat and quick and easy food gift to make for the holidays, Spicy Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters! These clusters are adapted from the recipe for Spicy Chocolate Almonds in The Forest Feast Gatherings. The addition of the cayenne pepper lightly sprinkled on top to just a hint of heat and pair with the chocolate makes these…

Forest Feast Gatherings: A Sweet Ending and Easy Tray Centerpieces

The Novel Bakers are back with more feasting and gathering from The Forest Feast Gatherings: Simple Vegetarian Menus for Hosting Friends & Family by Erin Gleeson. Lushly illustrated with hundreds of watercolor drawings and photographs, The Forest Feast Gatherings is an inspiring reference for anyone who wants to share good food with good friends, simply, easily, and beautifully. If you…