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Edible Gift Ideas

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I made a ginormous batch of granola the other day, using Chow’s Basic Granola Recipe – adding in 1 cup of Mountain Mambo Mix and some apple chips.

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Housed in a mason jar, I believe this would make a great hostess gift for Thanksgiving…

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…and so would this – Roasted Cranberry Sauce.  Last year, I practically lived off of it – on top of oatmeal, yogurt, toast, ice cream, meat, crackers, sandwiches, and with Roasted Sweet Potatoes/Burrata.

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Here’s a couple more easy, edible gift ideas if you’ve don’t want to show up empty-handed.

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The Chinese Breakfast Club

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After the BuzzFeed Sandwiches Around the World Video

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…where I sampled some Shao Bing Yo Tiao at Huge Tree Pastry

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(sans proper hot soy milk for dipping)

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…I had a major craving for more Chinese Breakfast.  Gathered a group of 9 friends for dim sum at Sea Harbour.

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I’ve blogged about the experience here before and didn’t bother taking too many pictures…

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…though this deserves special mention – Steamed Buns with Preserved Salted Egg.  Savory and Sweet HEAVEN.

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If you’re confused about the difference between Chinese breakfasts (like me) there’s a great article in LAist by Kristie Hang.

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