17 Easy Homemade Gifts From The Kitchen Round Up

Easy and Delicious Homemade Gifts From the Kitchen

There’s nothing like a homemade gift; especially one that’s edible. I purposely preserve extra jams and jellies each year for gift giving. My friends and family look forward to my baskets of homemade food gifts that I give out for special occasions.17 Easy Homemade Gifts from the Kitchen Garden Therapy

An edible gift is perfect for those hard-to-shop-for people in your life, as well as those who already have everything. Making a specialty jam or syrup from herbs and fruits you harvested from your own garden makes the gift even more special. Need some inspiration? Here’s a list of homemade gifts from the kitchen that will have you set for birthdays, weddings and the holidays.

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Jams and Jellies

Syrups and Extracts

  • Vanilla is the most popular flavor enhancer in baked sweets. Making it is a cinch. Whip up a batch of Seeded at the Table’s Homemade Vanilla Extract   for your baker friends.
  • Do you know someone who loves mint? Try Kirbie’s Craving DIY mint extract.
  • Spoon Fork Bacon’s Homemade Champagne simple syrup makes a perfect addition to a home bar.
  • Homemade wine? Yes, please! Your friends will be thrilled to get a bottle of Homemade Country Wine by the Lovely Greens.

Herbs and Spices 

Other Great Gifts

  • Don’t forget your little furry friends. These Squirrely Dog Biscuits will get you invited over often by a four-legged host/hostess.
  • Tasty Yummy’s Chocolate Bark will satisfy any chocolate lover. Make it extra special by adding some herbs like lavender or rosemary to the bark.
  • With only a few ingredients, you can make these yummy Pumpkin Spice Palmiers in a jiffy for a scrumptious gift fresh from the oven.

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About the Author : Stephanie RoseAn artistic gardener aiming to feed the body & soul through an urban potager garden & a community veggie plot in Vancouver.View all posts by Stephanie Rose

  1. Laura @ Raise Your Garden
    Laura @ Raise Your GardenNovember 11,15

    I love getting a homemade gift. Not that it’s wrong to buy something for a friend or relative but it’s sure nice to receive something made with love. It kinda says, hey, I really do care about you because I took some time on your behalf. I really like treats for my 2 dachshunds in particular, those are really appreciated! Herbs make a wonderful and inexpensive gift. Lovely post.

    • Stephanie Rose
      Stephanie RoseNovember 18,15

      Thank you Laura! I couldn’t agree more. My Boston terrier LOVES treats that are homemade. I was surprised how much, I thought he would like store-bought better, but he’s obviously smart!

  2. Marilyn
    MarilynNovember 14,15

    What I would love to see is some soup “mixes” in a mason jar. I’ve dehydrated zucchini, tomatoes, kale, etc. to put into jars and heat and seal. But I’m not able to find any recipes. Since I garden without chemicals, I would love to give my dehydrated treasures in soupmix form. Do you have any recipes like that to share with us? Thanks for all you already do. I love getting your idea in my inbox!

  3. Linda aka Crafty Gardener
    Linda aka Crafty GardenerNovember 21,15

    Love this idea Stephanie and will be getting the ingredients and making up the jars for gifts.

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