Cherry Marshmallows

Homemade cherry marshmallows are a welcome addition to any mug of hot cocoa or chocolate this holiday season. They’re a real treat for the whole family. When I wrote about my new favorite...more

19 Wrapping Ideas for Your Food Gifts

We’re in the final holiday stretch, and you may already have all your DIY food gifts planned out (or even made!). But have you figured out how you’re going to wrap your gifts? I know we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover and all that, but let’s face it, a cutely wrapped present feels a little more magical while you’re waiting to unwrap it ....more

Orange Green Tea Punch

This fruity mocktail punch is sure to...more

23 Holiday Cookie Recipes That Use Preserves

It’s cookie baking time! My sister is coming over tomorrow for a day of baking, tree decorating and board games. i.e.: My perfect December day. And you know me – I’m definitely going to be incorporating preserves into some of our cookies ....more

Salted Marmalade Russian Tea Cakes

Russian tea cakes made with marmalade have a orange salted caramel flavor, making them the perfect addition to any holiday cookie plate. When I’m putting together a cookie plate for the holidays, I like to try to find some balance. I always...more

Jam-Filled Marshmallows

These citrus-flavored marshmallows look plain on the outside, but one bite reveals a gooey jam-filled marshmallow center. Serve with your favorite hot cocoa or chocolate. We made it! ...more

Spiced Candied Pecans

These candied pecans are spicy and sweet, and make for a wonderful holiday gift. Or, serve them at your next cocktail party! It’s the big day! ...more

48 DIY Food Gifts for the Holidays

My favorite gifts to give at the holiday season are almost always homemade food gifts. I feel like taking the time to pour some love into each gift makes it so much more meaningful. If I’m really feeling on top of things, I might sew or knit a few gifts earlier in the year ....more

A Few of Our Favorite Things… Giveaway!

I’m so excited about today’s post, because I’m giving one of YOU a few of my favorite things. Now that December is here, I’m feeling all sorts of festive. I can’t quite decorate and bake to my heart’s content, thanks to this week’s (!!) move, but I can at least get into the gift-giving spirit! ...more

20 Ways with Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey

Happy day-after Thanksgiving everyone! I hope all my American readers had a great holiday (and that all the international Savvy Eaters had a great regular Thursday, as well). If you hosted, I’m guessing you have a ton of leftover turkey on your hands ....more