This year we put out the call for great toffee suggestions and submissions from around the country and received ten amazing toffees to sample. After intense tasting in our offices over two days, everyone voted. It was a close race, but two toffees rose to the top. Read on to see all the entrants and our top picks!
This holiday my loved ones will receive goats, honeybees, and community gardens – not literally, but in the form of symbolic gifts that help people truly in need. If you, too, are looking for a gift for someone who has everything, or a unique way to nourish individuals, families, and communities, check out these Rescue Gifts from the International Rescue Committee.
Q: I'd love to make cookies or other edible gifts for my kids' teachers, but heard that many teachers may just prefer gift cards. Any teachers reading The Kitchn? What would you like for holiday gifts?
There are all sorts of wine lovers out there, from the casual sipper to the cork dork to the serious collector. Wondering what to buy your wine-loving friends and family? Read on for some great gift ideas.
Thinking of sharing the bounty from your holiday cookie baking marathons with friends far and wide? Make sure those tasty cookies of yours arrive with nary a crumb out of place. Here are some tips for packing up your cookies and sharing the sugary joy.
Want to make your gift of homemade cookies a little more special? Wrap them up on a pretty vintage plate specially chosen for the recipient, and make the plate part of the gift. And while they add a ton of class, small, charming plates like this don't cost much — just a couple dollars tops at a local thrift store.
Frankly, I don't really understand the December cookie craze. If you ask me what my favorite Christmas cookie is, I'll tell you chocolate chip. Only chocolate chip. At least, that would have been my firm answer right up until last week when I discovered Regan Daley's butter-toffee crunch shortbread and had a change of heart. It was love at first bite, and it took everything in me not to hide in the pantry and devour the whole pan.
Q: I am in charge of favors for a bridal shower. I am looking for some creative food gifts that I can give out. I was thinking of a small bag of cookies but was wondering if anyone had some other ideas!
There are only so many homemade cookies a person can eat before they go stale. But give the gift of homemade frozen cookie dough, and you've just guaranteed several weeks or months of freshly-baked cookie goodness for the recipient.