This Macadamia Golden Syrup Tart comes to us from Australia and contains two of my favorite ingredients – macadamia nuts and golden syrup. I fell in love with macadamia nuts when a neighbor would bring them back from Hawaii in various forms. Continue reading
Holiday Food Gifts are always welcome and say you thought of someone in a very special way. My family is dispersed and I don’t always know what to give them…..but I know what food they like so, this year, they are getting their favorite foods.
Each of these Holiday Food Gifts has something noteworthy about it. Some are really quick and easy, others have unusual flavor combinations but all are worthy of being given as a gift.
I wish you all Happy Holidays spent with those you care about.
Holiday Food Gifts
Chocolate Chocolate Truffles – During the span of my bakery, we made thousands and thousands of these, especially for the holidays. The centers are very creamy thanks to an easy trick. Salted Macadamia Rum Toffee – Macadamia nuts are my favs and you will see them twice in this listing. This Toffee is a perfect Holiday Food Gift that says luxury!
Hot Peppered Pecans – These are not for the faint of heart but they sure are special. Less than 30 minutes and you have a great Holiday Food Gift.TJ’s Cowboy Bark – This is a super quick and fun gift that is within anyone’s reach to make. Melt some chocolate, embed a bunch of fun ingredients and you’re ready to go.
Garlic Oregano Cracker Bread – This is one of my favorite food gifts. It is unusual and isn’t the normal candy or cookie. Sweet and Hot Macadamia Brittle – Macadamias again but any nut can be subbed. This is absolutely addictive. Cranberry Strawberry Jam – Perfect for the season and really easy to make. Sure to be welcome wherever you send it.
Hot Curried Party Mix – Another really quick and easy party mix based on the Chex theme. This will disappear fast!
Strawberry Balsamic Jam – Strawberries benefit from a touch of balsamic vinegar to sharpen their flavor. See if you don’t agree.
Puff Pastry Crackers – Be sure to watch the video at the end of this super easy recipe. As you’ll see I couldn’t stop laughing – actually, no one in the studio could!Candied Orange Peel – An unusual gift for a favorite person.
This Easy Hawaiian Sundae, is a special endding for a grilled dinner. Fresh pineapple and a coconut cream chocolate sauce are topped with salted, toasted macadamia nuts which can be found in the snack aisle of my grocery store.
It is important to use coconut cream which can be found in the liquor department of most grocery stores. There are several brands including Coco Lopez and Roland Cream of Coconut. Do not use coconut milk. It is a different product and will not work here. Continue reading
This Salted Macadamia Rum Toffee candy is a special treat for the holidays. If you have a thermometer that goes to 300°F, you can easily make this candy
Food gifts are always welcome, but even more so during the holiday season. Every year the holidays arrive faster and faster. No matter how I try, there is no way to slow them down. When I was a little girl, time could not go by fast enough. Now that I am no longer a little girl, it goes all too fast.
Many of us, including me, have people on our gift list that we want to remember. There is no better way to let someone know you appreciate them or what they do than with food gifts you make. So I drew together a list of quick to make and wonderful to receive gifts that are not cookies. Don’t get me wrong, I love making and giving cookies, but they can be time-consuming if you work or are just busy. Continue reading