Whether it's a basket of muffins for a new neighbor, cookies for a co-worker, soup for an ailing friend or a cake for a special birthday celebration, food is a gift from the heart. Our tested and trusted recipe collection helps you select and prepare the perfect food gift for friends and loved ones.
Crisp apple slices baked with cinnamon will make the whole house smell like Fall.
Lobster Tacos with Kumquats and Avocado-Cilantro Sauce
Indulging in lobster always makes the occasion feel special. Though it’s expensive, a little can go a long way when made in dishes like lobster risotto, lobster mac and cheese, and here in tacos.
Linzer Heart Gluten-Free Cookies
Sophisticated and divine, these cookies are a real treat, whether it’s Valentine’s Day or you just feel like saying “I love you.”
Lemon Zucchini Bread
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 3 mini loaf pans with oil. I like to use mini loaf pans because it makes the kids feel…
Texas Blueberry Pecan Bread
Preheat oven to 350F. Line a 9 x 5-inch pan with parchment paper, so that the paper overhangs the two long sides of the pan….
One of Europe’s most well-known Christmas breads, a stollen is a folded-over, filled yeast pastry.
Preheat oven to 375F. In mixing bowl, combine flours, baking powders, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. In separate bowl cream together butter brown sugar, and egg…
Oklahoma Apple-Nut Muffins
Heat oven to 400F. Grease 12 2-2.5 inch muffin-pan cups. Mix both flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in large bowl. Using electric…
Massachusetts Nutty Pumpkin N’ Spice Muffins
Heat oven to 400F. Grease twelve 2- to 2.5-inch muffin cups. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices into large bowl. Using wooden…
Lemon Blueberry California Walnut Bread
The tartness of lemons complements the sweet subtle taste of walnuts in this recipe and the addition of blueberries offers a nutritious antioxidant boost.
Lemon-Blueberry Muffins with Walnut-Sugar Topping
Preheat oven to 400F. Grease a 12-cup muffin pan. Combine flours, sugar, baking powder, lemon peel and salt in a large bowl. Toss blueberries with…
Honey of a Muffin
A delicate breakfast muffin that’s very agreeable first thing in the morning, and a dandy companion to fresh fruit and coffee or tea. Sweeten it with honey or maple syrup, as you like – each imparts its own subtle flavor. This recipe is so easy, as child could do it.
Granola Orange Bread
Stir warm water, yeast and sugar together; let stand a few minutes, until yeast is dissolved and mixture is foamy. Add dry milk, salt if…
Dried Fruit and Walnut Bread
Cut the dried fruits into small pieces and mingle them. Heat up the orange juice and the syrup, pour over fruits and let infuse for…
Date and Buttermilk Muffins
Heat oven to 400F. In mixing bowl, stir flours, wheat germ, baking powder and soda, cinnamon and nutmeg until blended. Stir in dates and walnuts. …