Sun-Dried Tomatoes in the Air Fryer

Sun-Dried Tomatoes in the Air Fryer
Sun-Dried Tomatoes in the Air Fryer

We love sun-dried tomatoes and making them in the air fryer was so easy, less expensive, and I could play around with the seasoning as much as I wanted to. You could do this in a dehydrator or a very low oven if you don’t have an air fryer. They travel well and make a nice gift.

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Candied Jalapeno Slices – Hot Gifts

candied jalapeno slices
Candied jalapeno slices on top of cream cheese stuffed celery

These candied jalapeno slices are so easy to make, you will wonder why you haven’t done this before. We like them on a cream cheese topped celery or cracker for a snack.

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Popcorn and Cheese Sprinkles for Easter Gifts

Popcorn with Cheese Sprinkles Gifts
Popcorn with Cheese Sprinkles Gift

Popcorn and cheese sprinkle gifts are easy to make from ingredients you probably already have in your house. Package them up in vacuum-sealed bags and you can take them with you anywhere, or do like I did, and give them as gifts.

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Spiced Pancake Mix and Other Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen

Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen

Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen

Christmas gifts from the kitchen are wonderful to give to your friends, neighbors, family, and co-workers.  Yes, it takes a little of your time, but the recipients will love it because it shows that you spent time and effort making the gift.  It’s also great to have on hand if unexpected guests arrive, they can always go home with one of your homemade gifts.

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Peaches Preserved in Vodka

These Peaches Preserved in Vodka are wonderful to have when peaches are not in season. Give them as gifts. Not for children!

Round Pistachio Baklava

Round Pistachio Baklava

Round Pistachio Baklava
Round Pistachio Baklava

Round pistachio baklava makes a light dessert that is fun to make and fun to eat. If you have leftovers, unlikely, they also make a nice gift.

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Fantasy Island Bars

Fantasy Island Bars
Fantasy Island Bars

Fantasy Island bars are the tropical version of the famous Magic Cookie Bars, starring Pineapple, Macadamia Nuts, and Coconut. Make sure to save one for yourself because they will be gobbled up quickly.

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