Give, as in maybe give to those in need of a little comfort, support, or recognition? Giving doesn’t necessarily mean just handing your donation off to a charity. It can simply mean giving of yourself to the people around you, giving a little of your time, your cooking skills, your creativity…and our pretty new book can help you do just that!
While gift ideas and recipes for all sorts of special occasions abound in The Creative Kitchen, here are just a few of my favs for gifting those special people:
Share a little Spiced Cranberry Tea and sympathy with a friend.
Gift a young adult moving into a first apartment with a Coffee Lover’s Basket.
Make your co-workers’ day by showing up for a breakfast meeting with Orange-Oatmeal Rolls.
Say a thoughtful thank you with Spiced Fruit Ravioli Cookies.
Honor a teacher with Turtle Brownies in a one-of-a-kind tin.
Offer a Garden Chicken Casserole to a grieving family, to the new folks that just moved in next door, or to a working mom who needs a night off.
Pack a fall picnic for a young couple with a thermos of Cheesy Corn Chowder and all in fixins in a basket and let them get away from it all for a while.
Got a guy suffering from job stress? Gift him with his very own happy hour with Smoky Cheese Bites, sausage, cheese, and wine.
Treat the teens to a movie night with Rum Popcorn, Almond Caramel Corn, candy, and a new video.
Support a friend’s healthy eating goals with Yogurt Cheese Spread and Guilt-Free Snack Chips.
Or just spread the love around with this perfect “I thought of you today” gift of crackers, Roasted Pecans, and Pecan Butter Spread.