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7 Food Gifts – #1 Gingerbread Granola

Let’s start with the first food gift from my post on 7 food gifts…gingerbread granola. This means it’s granola with gingerbread flavoring…not gingerbread broken into granola pieces, or some other interpretation you may have.┬áThis recipe is yummy if you like cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and all those great gingerbread flavors, with little pieces of crystallized ginger…

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Eggnog French Macarons with Eggnog Buttercream

The next dessert I made for my sister’s housewarming/holiday party were eggnog french macarons. I always wanted to try to make macarons, they look so cute and taste so good, but I always heard about how difficult they were. Well, I finally decided why not, and tried my hand at it. So I would like…

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Gingerbread Meringue Kisses

I needed another dessert that could be made quickly and stored for a few days for my sister’s housewarming party. Meringues are a great dessert for a party because they are bite-sized and actually one of the “healthier” desserts. When I saw there was such thing as gingerbread meringues, I was so happy. I loveeeeeeee…

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Cinnamon Candied Pecans

Imagine this…cold winter day, hot tea in hand, smell of roasting pecans coated in cinnamon, nutmeg, and sugar. Yow yow yow! I like like like. For a Thanksgiving snack and my sister’s housewarming party I made these cinnamon candied pecans and they were a hit at both events. These nuts are addictive and when you’re…