How to: Make Limoncello

When friends travel to new places, I always tell them to bring me back shoes. Most of the time, they think I’m joking, and return with the usual nick-knacks of shot glasses and postcards. But recently, my friend spent some time in Italy and came back with something equally as fabulous as some Emilio Pucci flats: real limoncello. Sure, I’d had it before, in mixed drinks and such, but nothing compares to the real thing handmade in someone’s cellar in Rome. Unlike the limoncello I’d tried before, this authentic, bottled elixir was so good that I craved more, spawning a little research. To my surprise and delight, I learned it wasn’t at all hard to make, so I set out to create my own batch of limoncello.
Lemon liqour (limoncello)
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What to Include in a Care Package

Is your kid having the time of their life away from you? Probably – but that doesn’t mean they’re not missing home too. And that’s where care packages come into play. They’re a great way for kids to get what they need and want from home while giving you a way to keep in touch with them. Whether your child is at camp, preparing for a new semester, or spending time abroad, care packages are always seen as a thoughtful gift. Just be sure to include these items:

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Recipe: Savory Roasted Tomatoes and Olives

There are people in the working world who suffer from brutal commutes. Maybe you’re one of them, but employees of GourmetGiftBaskets.com have a different experience. Instead of a congested four-lane highway, the one I travel Monday through Friday is but two and lined on either side by wild flowers and lush foliage.
Savory Roasted Tomatoes and Olives
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