An edible gift can make someone feel loved in the way only delicious, homemade food can. They also leave no clutter behind, providing a welcome break from the sea of compulsively purchased consumer goods that’s become synonymous with the holiday season. In case you can’t tell, I’m a big fan.
As with any gift, it’s important to know your audience when making and distributing homemade food. Don’t give candied pecans to your cousin with a nut allergy, and if you’re planning on sending Claire a jar of your homemade giardiniera, leave out the celery. If you’d like to make edible gifts for someone you know extremely well, you can add plenty of