Pasta Night Family Gift Idea

by Merissa on December 4, 2012

in Featured, Homemade for the Holidays

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This is what I'm personally giving out as friend/neighbor gifts this year. It's always nice to take a meal to your friends but a meal like this means they can eat it whenever they are hungry for it and not just on the day you bring it over.

Here's what I plan on including in my gift basket:

  • A jar of Pasta Sauce (You could also do home canned, or home canned tomatoes with a packet of Italian Seasoning)
  • Package of pasta
  • Garlic Gold
  • Breadmaker Bread Mix (so they can make their own garlic bread!)
  • Pasta spoon or wooden spoon
  • Jar of Olives
  • Small jar of Olive Oil

What else could you put in a Pasta Night gift basket? You could always take it a step further and add a movie and dessert, or you could keep it simple with the above items.

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1 Mary Beth December 4, 2012 at 1:30 pm

What a cute idea! I think this might be a keeper. We moved into a new neighborhood this year, and I’ve been looking for something a use as gifts for them all. I was thinking about cookies, but this is so cute, I think I’ll go with something similar. Thanks!

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2 Maggie Esch December 16, 2012 at 12:09 pm

One of my favorite gift baskets is muffin mixes (homemade or store bought) with measuring spoons and cups, a rubber spatula, a muffin pan and local honey and homemade jam. I’ve done this for holidays and especially wedding gifts, with a pretty basket and wrap you can match it to any season :)

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3 Mareeska December 30, 2013 at 10:16 pm

A bottle of wine and a couple of wine glasses would also be a great addition to some baskets.

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