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Recipes that Travel Well: How to Transport Your Dishes Without Casualties

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Tis the season to enjoy large gatherings of friends or family or both and share in lots of love, memories, and of course food. Whether potluck style or simply wanting to share some holiday happiness with food, having delicious recipes that travel well is key. Preventing spills, drips, and total loss of dishes is essential when traveling with food. Check out our great finds of recipes that travel well to help prevent spills and any headaches. Happy holiday cooking!

Salted Caramel Pretzel Bark

Jenny from Honey and Birch shares this delicious sweet treat made with only 6 ingredients. This bark not only travels well, but it a great food gift for the holidays. If you love the salty sweet combination, this dessert is for you! Easy to make and tasting great, this is an ideal recipe to bring to any holiday gathering!


Wild Rice and Mushroom Pilaf   

This delicious and earthy side dish from Real Simple is  a great recipe to make for a holiday party. Easy to make and can stay fresh if made ahead of time, the pilaf travels well and is easy to put into an airtight container. Filled with mushrooms and wild rice, this side is great to compliment any seasonal main.


Sweet and Spicy Roasted Cashews

Having nuts as a snack at a gathering is a great bite, but nuts also make a wonderful food gift! Regina from Leela Licious shares a spicy recipe that will give you a nice kick on those cold nights. She roasts cashews with chili pepper and coconut sugar for a sweet and spicy balance. These cashews are delicious and can easily be packed into jars or containers for easy travel!


Chocolate Peanut Butter Stacks

Averie from Averie Cooks shares a delicious holiday bite! Her stacks are made of butter crackers, peanut butter, marshmallow fluff, and chocolate for an easy no-bake recipe. Topped with colored sprinkles for a holiday touch, these sweet treats are perfect for gatherings and are easy to pack into containers. You won’t end up with crushed cookies!


Homemade Limoncello

While traveling with cocktails can be tricky, you can sure bring what you need to make a stellar drink. To add a bit more of a personal touch, why not bring something that’s homemade? This recipe for a DIY limoncello is delicious and the perfect seasonal touch for crafting holiday cocktails. Make this vibrant and citrus packed drink from The Kitchn ahead of time and transport it easily in a glass sealable bottle!


Bacon Straws

Looking for an easy app that isn’t a dip to travel with? Then check out these bacon straws from Jessica of Army Wife to Suburban Life. Wrapping strips of puff pastry with beautiful bacon, these straws are easy to make and guaranteed to be a holiday hit! Bake ‘em up!

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