Ask The Chef-Holiday Food Gifts-Italian Fig Cookies

Dear Chef Coco,

Can you share a good idea for a special food gift? I am Italian and I want to make something special this year for my holiday party sweet tray and make enough to give as hostess gifts during the holidays.

John H.

Dear John H,

Holiday Food Gifts are a great way to celebrate the past culinary treasures of one's family. Folks look forward to the season and a chance to reminise about childhood favorite foods.

My mama was a great baker and all around fabulous Cajun cook. She was frugal when she needed to be and never showed up empty handed when it came to food g