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easiest gingerbread shortbread cookies
Cookies, Cooking with Bridget TV

Easy Gingerbread Shortbread Cookies (Bars)


Easy gingerbread shortbread cookies/bars are smooth textured and nicely spiced. This easy one-bowl recipe is my go-to for gift giving. Made with just five ingredients!

Pomanders and other homemade gift ideas
Green Living

How to Make Pomanders & Other Simple Homemade Gifts


  Simple, thoughtful homemade gifts I was at a Yankee Swap a couple of years ago and the gift that I would have loved to take home was full of homemade goodies: a cute cable knit hat, homemade apple butter and homemade granola. It was the gift a friend had […]

zaleti, currant cornmeal cookies

Currant Cornmeal Cookies Called Zaleti


Italian zaleti — currant cornmeal cookies that aren’t too sweet. Beautifully flavoured with lemon zest. Can be made with dried cranberries in place of currants.

Five spice candied nuts
Appetizers, Other

Chinese Five Spice Candied Nuts for Homemade Gift Giving


  Chinese five spice candied nuts are sweet, a little spicy and crispy with a light candy coating. Better yet, they take almost no time to prepare.   Candied nuts are a festive treat… At Christmastime there were always bowls of nuts around the house. They were still in the […]

Chickpea Masaman Curry
Vegan, Vegetarian

Chickpea Masaman Curry


  Chickpea Masaman Curry, a vegetarian version of the Thai classic. Made with my favourite masaman paste and lots of vegetables. Masaman curry is one of the most satisfying Thai dishes and it’s easy to make at home when you have a good curry paste. Our favourite is the (usually) […]