Fruit Jellies

Kids love jiggly jellies so let them help you make these adorable fruit jelly cut-outs. You only need 3 ingredients—unflavored gelatin, fruit juice (like orange or lemon or a raspberry puree), and superfine sugar. Once the mixture has become firm, cut the jellies into creative shapes with mini cookie cutters and present to guests in festive boxes or bags.

fruit jellies

Recipe yields: about 4 (10 jellies per gift)


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Make Your Own Fruit-on-the-Bottom Yogurt Cups

Yogurt cups are a favorite among kids and adults.  They are super convenient, a great grab and go snack.  Yummy!  With just some inexpensive reusable containers, such as half-pint jars or tupperware, you can make your favorite flavors with fresh seasonal fruits and nuts.

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Broiled Grapefruit with Cinnamon Sugar

We admit it. The pairing of grapefruit and cinnamon does not immediately make sense. There was something about the tartness of the grapefruit and the distinct spice of the cinnamon — it just sounded dubious. But we have seen – or rather tasted – the light. This is such a simple way to add some warmth and freshness to your breakfast.

The warmth brings out all the juiciness of the grapefruit, and the tart flavor. Every bite has that juicy taste, along with a bit of sweetness from the sugar.

grapefruit broiled cinnamon

Serves two


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Braised Root Vegetables and Cabbage with Fall Fruit

The combination of these ingredients just seemed so odd. We’re sure you are just as skeptical as we were. But gently cooking the fruit and vegetables in chicken broth makes them surprisingly delicious. The dish will soon become your favorite cold-weather side for chicken, pork and duck.


Active Time: 25 minutes, Total Time: 1 hour

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