Homemade Vanilla Extract

Learn how to make your own vanilla extract! Homemade extract makes the perfect Christmas gift for your favorite bakers. All you need are vanilla beans, alcohol, bottles, and 10 minutes of prep time. Happy December! Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? I bought a few things here and there as I see them, but […]

Fiesta Dip Mix

This Fiesta Dip Mix not only makes a thoughtful gift for those hard-to-buy people, stocking it in your pantry means making dips at the last minute for unexpected house guests (or when the urge to snack strikes). How many of you shop during Black Friday? (And if you don’t live in the US, it’s the […]

Oreo Fudge

This almost foolproof recipe for cookies and cream fudge made with Oreo cookies practically melts in your mouth. You don’t even need a candy thermometer. Make it for a sweet snack or wrap in a candy box and give to your loved ones. What presents can you count on every year? Every Christmas for quite […]

Gifts From The Kitchen Holiday Guide

A holiday gift guide of over 50 dessert recipe ideas you can give for Christmas this year. “It’s the most wonderful time of the year” Now that Thanksgiving is over, I can officially listen to Christmas carols and not twitch. I was shopping shortly after Halloween, and the one store was blasting their holiday soundtrack. […]

Hot Chocolate Popcorn

This chocolate covered popcorn recipe with mini marshmallows and sprinkles is one of the easiest recipes you can make. Wrap it inside a coffee mug and give as a thoughtful Christmas present. Chocolate covered popcorn is nothing new to me. I remember when my childhood friend introduced me to it, telling me how her aunt […]