If you’re thinking about making homemade food gifts this holiday season but haven’t made any specific plans yet, this is the weekend to make your choices. I’ve been seeing a whole lot of spectacular food gift ideas all around the web. You’re bound to find something with these homemade food gift ideas.



  • 40 Homemade Gifts from the KitchnCookies, cocktail mixes, granola and a whole lot more are in this round up of ideas that will make you hungry just flipping through it.
  • The Food in Jars blog is a fabulous resource for homemade food gifts. Two recent ideas on the blog have been Homemade Coffee Liqueur and Burnt Sugar Toffee with Chocolate and Toasted Walnuts.
  • 100 Days of Real Food has 12 Homemade Holiday Gifts (that aren’t cookies). I particularly like their seasoning mixes trio.
  • If you’re mailing your food gifts, Food Network has guidelines for packing cookies, cakes, candies, bottles and jars so they arrive safely.

Enjoy your weekend!


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Robin Shreeves ( @rshreeves ) focuses on food from a family perspective from her home base in New Jersey.

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