If you are in a last minute quandary about unusual and much appreciated gifts,visit public radio’s The Splendid Table where Sally talks with Lynne Rosetto Kasper about Homemade Holiday Food Gifts. All are easy-to-make and pack a big bang-for-the buck. Lemon-Scented Olive Oil with much of the flavor and a fraction of the price of classic Limonato – olive oil pressed with lemons – from Italy. Tuscan Herb Salt can be endlessly improvised upon, and with; it’s an instant seasoning for meats, poultry, vegetables, eggs, even popcorn and Bloody Marys. (And you can use it to season a crown roast of pork or even the Christmas goose.) Homemade Peanut Butter “Cups” are sublime rethinking of the known (and a perfect dessert).
And here’s a trove a other Homemade Food Gift strategies from past posts: