Fancy store-bought presents are great-don't get us wrong-but if you want to make loved ones feel really cared-for, nothing's better than a tasty homemade treat, carefully prepared and packaged in pretty wrapping. The recipes below run the gamut from an elaborate loaf of panettone-an all-day labor of love-to a simple limoncillo, which is just vodka, lemons, sugar, and time. Check out the slideshow to see packing ideas for each dish, and see below for tips on making and transporting edible gifts.
- Supersize Your Selections
Always make twice as many items as you think are necessary. This way, if you need a last-minute hostess gift or you discover you've left someone important off your list (this happens even to Oscar winners), you'll be covered.
- Be Prepared for Jams
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