Do-it-yourself food gift ideas! No cooking required

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Recipes

Marinated Mozzarella

1 pound fresh mozzarella cut into 1 inch cubes or use small mozzarella balls

3/4 cup olive oil

1 tablespoon sherry vinegar

1 clove garlic sliced

2 tablespoons fresh herbs chopped such as rosemary and thyme

1/2 teaspoon black pepper corns

Dash or red pepper flakes

 

Mix all ingredients in a glass jar and marinate over night or up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator. 

 

Jalapeno Vodka

2 cups vodka

1 large jalapeno pepper

 

Score the pepper 5 or 6 times from stem to end being careful not to cut all the way through to the seeds. Pour vodka into a clean jar or container, add pepper.  Shake 2-3 times a day for 1 week.

Remove pepper or leave it in for more intense flavor, and pour vodka into a bottle for storage.

 

Vanilla Vodka

2 cups vodka

1-2 vanilla pods

 

Pour vodka into a clean jar or container, add vanilla pods.  Shake 2-3 times a day for 1 week.

Pour the vodka and pods into a bottle for storage.

 

Spiced Rum

750 ml bottle gold rum

1 vanilla pod

1 cinnamon stick

1 point star anise

2 cloves

1 piece all spice

2 strips orange zest

 

Place all aromatic ingredients into the bottle of rum.  Let steep for 24 hours shaking occasionally.

 

Burger Spice Blend

2 tablespoon salt

1 tablespoon black pepper

1 tablespoon dry mustard

2 tablespoon onion powder

2 tablespoon garlic powder

1 tablespoon paprika

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1 teaspoon dried basil

 

Mix all ingredients and store in an airtight container.

 

Mexican Rub/Taco Seasoning

1/4 cup chili powder

2 tablespoons sea salt

2 tablespoons paprika

1 tablespoon black pepper

1 tablespoon cumin

1 tablespoon garlic powder

1 tablespoon onion powder

1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

 

Mix all ingredients and store in an airtight container.

 

Cranberry Walnut Goat Cheese Spread

12 ounces fresh goat cheese at room temperature

2 tablespoons honey

1/2 cup chopped dried cranberries

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Pinch salt

 

Mix all ingredients and pack in small jars for gift giving.  Store the goat cheese spread in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

 

Layered Ho Ho Jars

Assorted candies and goodies layered in decorated jars..

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