Handmade Gifts From the Heart

Try these easy and unique homemade gifts--from your kitchen and from nature--for your loved ones this year.

Homemade Reese’s

Handmade candies are always better than store-bought. If you're a fan of the peanut butter-and-chocolate combination, mix up these delicious little truffles.

Double Chocolate Stout Cake

Just in time for Labor Day, a dessert made with beer--Double-Chocolate Stout--that everyone will love.

Beautiful, Rustic Dog Fence

This rustic, resourcefully sustainable dog fence fits right into the landscape. Before you install a fence, look around your place first to see what's already available.

Pieday Lime Coconut Cream Pie

This "award winning" pie takes a little time, but is well worth the effort. Substitute lemon if you're not a fan of lime.

Sourdough Spelt Bread

Try spelt, an ancient grain more easily digested than wheat, in your next loaf of sourdough bread. You'll love it.

How to Render Lard

If you're a fan of real food and real fats, learn how to render lard the easy, old-fashioned way.