ellen silverman, alt-malted milk balls, homemade chocolate
ellen silverman

We switched over to homemade food gifts for the holidays many, many years ago, and each year we find ourselves in the kitchen with the same tried-and-true recipes. But the repetition doesn’t come from a laziness or a lack of inspiration—over the years we’ve found that our friends and family look forward to these gifts, enjoying the tradition rather than hungering for something new. We’re getting ready to make this year’s batch, and hope some of these recipes and ideas serve you (and your loved ones) well, starting with our favorite: alt-malted milk balls (above)…

homemade chocolates for improvising

homemade chocolate, food gifts
ellen silverman

tuscan herb salt

homemade food gifts
maria robledo

lemon-scented olive oil

homemade food gifts
sally schneider

dark chocolate cakelets

chocolate cakelets, homemade food gifts
sally schneider

prunes in armagnac

prunes in armagnac, homemade food gifts
ellen silverman

homemade peanut butter cups

homemade peanut butter cups, food gifts
tara mann

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