Friday, November 13, 2009

Gift in a Jar Recipes

As the holidays grow closer you may be considering what kinds of gifts to give to friends, teachers, bus drivers, coworkers. If the budget is tighter this year, consider making something homemade as a gift. Jar Mix Recipes are great ideas and give the recipient a food item to enjoy with their family. You can do cookie mixes in a jar, brownie mix in a jar, or soup mixes. The ideas are endless.

I wrote a couple of articles on gifts in a jar with instructions on how to put them together.

You can view How to Make Gift in a Jar Soup Mix to see my instructions on making Friendship Soup Mix.

My instructions for How to Make Gift in a Jar Brownies contains a video from YouTube which shows some examples of decorated jar mix containers.

Just click the article names for each of these to be taken to the instructions.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

How to Make Hash Brown Casserole

Hash Brown Casserole is one of my favorite Thanksgiving side dishes. There are many ways to make it and variations also include methods of cooking. I have not made a crockpot version yet but may try one for a potluck we'll be attending. Looking for step by step instructions on making the casserole and links to other recipes? Continue reading here.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Thanksgiving Potluck?

Are you hosting a large group? Planning to have the entire family over and wonder how to get it all done in time to serve the big meal?

Potluck ideas always come in handy when there is a crowd to feed and Thanksgiving dinner is the perfect time to host one. Having an easy potluck style Thanksgiving dinner means no one spends hours doing all the cooking for everyone. A little planning in advance goes a long way to making a potluck Thanksgiving dinner the perfect holiday meal.

Read more at How to Plan a Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner