Gift Ideas

21 Days of #GiftsThatGive back to charity - ideas for food lovers!

21 Days of Gifts That Give:
 Charitable Gifts for Food Lovers {2014}

Posted on Dec 1st, 2014 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 15 Comments

Give back this holiday season with #GiftsThatGive - there's something for every food lover on your list! A few years back, I started a list of…

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Rosemary Thyme Shortbread pin

Rosemary & Thyme Shortbread for Online Bake Sale for the Philippines

Posted on Nov 25th, 2013 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 3 Comments

When I heard about this super fundraiser being hosted by Tina @ Pinay in Texas Cooking Corner , I knew I was in.  Pinay is originally from the…

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Chocolate Peppermint Pudding Mix |

Chocolate Peppermint Pudding Mix – The Recipe ReDux

Posted on Nov 21st, 2013 - By Serena Ball - 30 Comments

Clearly, we are not at the “last minute” timeframe…yet. But we inevitably get there, and every year I need at least one ‘last minute’…

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Peppermint Popcorn Balls pin |

Peppermint Popcorn Balls

Posted on Dec 8th, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 4 Comments

It’s the season of the Holiday Cookie Exchange! To many, it’s a beloved tradition – where each participant brings only one variety of homemade…

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Banana Bread

Banana Crunch Bread with Toasted Millet

Posted on Feb 27th, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 3 Comments

We’ve both been baking banana bread. Deanna and I baked then photographed separately and did a little self-critique of the photos. We are far from…

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Rich Hot Cocoa Mix |

The Recipe Redux: Rich Hot Cocoa Mix

Posted on Feb 21st, 2012 - By Serena Ball - 22 Comments

I had plans of reduxing an ooey-gooey chocolate dessert for this month’s Recipe ReDux post. But when we ran out of milk last week and my kids…

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Cheese Lovers Valentine |

A Cheese Lover’s Valentine Box

Posted on Feb 9th, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 17 Comments

Don't get me wrong, I *heart* chocolate and am happily reading all the blogsphere's February celebration recipes I stumble across (like the 100+…

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Clementine Kissed Marshmallows |

Clementine Kissed Marshmallows – {First on the First}

Posted on Jan 1st, 2012 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 7 Comments

Happy 2012! I'm excited to kick of the new year by committing to a new bloghop called First on the First. Created by Carrie of Poet In the Pantry and…

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24 Gifts That Give:
 Charitable Gift Ideas for Food Lovers {2011}

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 8 Comments

December 2014 UPDATE: Here's a link to the most recent Gifts That Give list with several new ideas for your food lover with a charitable…

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Cinnamon Crisps |

Cinnamon Crisps: A Community Cookbook Gem

Posted on Dec 19th, 2011 - By Serena Ball - 6 Comments

One of my favorite baking challenges is to thumb through my collection of community cookbooks until I find a recipe I’ve never before seen or…

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Popcorn Peanut Butter Crunch |

Popcorn Peanut Butter Crunch (for Santa to Munch)

Posted on Dec 16th, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 3 Comments

  I had all intentions of making these into bars to put on the holiday cookie tray but alas, the popcorn, peanut butter, peanut, dried…

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Panettone Eggnog Ice Cream Cake |

The Gift of Panettone + Recipe for Panettone Eggnog Ice Cream Cake

Posted on Dec 14th, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 0 Comments

Disclaimer: this post is full of calorie-laden goodness and this dietitian thinks that's just fine. It's the time of year that panettones are…

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Gingerbread Zoo

Posted on Dec 12th, 2011 - By Serena Ball - 4 Comments

We live only a mile from the Brookfield Zoo – the largest zoo in Chicagoland – we were even there today. So it was not surprising that my kids…

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Vanilla Spice Set |

Vanilla Bean Spice Set {Holiday Recipe Exchange}

Posted on Dec 6th, 2011 - By Deanna Segrave-Daly - 9 Comments

I'm not going to be grinchy and post how many shopping days until Hanukkah or Christmas. But at the very least, there is still time to make some…

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