Bring the warmth and friendliness of your own kitchen to others through these easy make-ahead food gifts. Everything tastes better when it's homemade by a loved one, so share that with friends and family this holiday season. Here, we feature classic homemade food gifts like canned jams and flavored popcorn, but you can also be adventurous and wrap up exciting brittles or chile-infused honey. These impressive products make great stand-alone gifts, or pair with a simple spatula, rolling pin, or mug for the perfect foodie gift.
Restaurant bagels can weigh in at a hefty 350 to 400 calories; but these home-baked bagels, infused with the rich yeasty flavor of beer, are a welcome breakfast treat at just 211 calories. To achieve the signature chewy texture, the bagels are boiled and then baked in a simple process that will warm up your kitchen on a chilly afternoon. Package in a brown paper bag.