Fun and unique gifts in jars: soup mix, cookie mix, spice mix, sugar scrub, milk bath mix, bread mix, bean dip.
Appetizers, Breads, Desserts, Soup

Fun and Unique Gifts in Jars plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Gifts in jars are so much fun to make and receive. All the recipient has to do is add a few ingredients and voila, dinner, or dessert, or an appetizer, or a relaxing bath.... All you have to do is put in the ingredients, decorate the jar and add the instructions. Who doesn't need easy… Continue reading Fun and Unique Gifts in Jars plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Gifts in a Jar: One Hour Whole Wheat Bread Mix. Whole wheat bread mix in a jar for gift giving. Bread is ready in one hour from start to finish.
Breads

Gifts in a Jar: One Hour Whole Wheat Bread Mix plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Give the gift of homemade whole wheat bread to anyone, near or far, with this easy to make mix in a jar. All they need to do is add water, stir and bake. In an hour they have a lovely loaf of freshly baked healthy bread! And a big thank you for you. Or you… Continue reading Gifts in a Jar: One Hour Whole Wheat Bread Mix plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Gifts in a Jar: Bean Dip Mix - combine bean flour and spices to make a simple bean dip. Pack it in a jar to give as a gift. Gluten Free, plus Dairy Free options
Appetizers

Gifts in a Jar: Bean Dip plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Before we jump into this week's Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party, I have another ridiculously quick and easy Gift in a Jar for you today: a zesty Bean Dip made with Pinto Bean Flour.   I stumbled on Bean Flour at a store recently with a recipe for Bean Dip on the back. Which of course,… Continue reading Gifts in a Jar: Bean Dip plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

Cranberry Oat Cookie Bars - crispy oatmeal cookie with a tangy sweet layer of cranberry sauce.
Desserts

Cranberry Oat Cookie Bars – Fill the Cookie Jar

Who doesn't need an easy cookie recipe or quick gift idea this time of year? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Cookie exchanges, parties, potlucks, gifts for teachers, neighbors, friends , etc. etc, etc. These Cranberry Oat Cookie Bars are your answer whether you bake the cookies or just layer the dry ingredients into a jar for a sweet… Continue reading Cranberry Oat Cookie Bars – Fill the Cookie Jar

Soup Mix in a Jar
Soup

Lentil Soup Mix

I took a huge tray of cookies to the staff at J's school this morning that included the Chocolate Cream Cheese Cookies and Chocolate Dipped Citrus Peel Cookies (sans the chocolate dip) plus some simple Almond Cherry Spritz cookies. I figure sugar is going to help them through this last week before vacation. The class… Continue reading Lentil Soup Mix

Rumtopf over ice cream
Beverages, Fruit

Rumtopf Recipe and Printable

Rumtopf takes the longest to prepare of any recipe I have on the site. It literally takes MONTHS! But that is all sitting time. The actual work is less than 5 minutes a month. What is Rumtopf? Literally translated it means Rum Pot in German. In Danish it is spelled Rumkrukke. It is a way to preserve… Continue reading Rumtopf Recipe and Printable

Tomato Preserves - thatrecipe.com
Fruit, Relishes, Jams and Jellies

Tomato Preserves

Do you have too many tomatoes and are running out of things to make? Salsa, Caprese Salad, spaghetti sauce, Pasta alla Vodka with Fresh Tomatoes are all great, but ... Or has the weather started to turn cold where you are and you are worried you will have unripened tomatoes? Fried Green Tomatoes, Green Tomato… Continue reading Tomato Preserves