Dipping apple in honey is a Rosh Hashanah custom (to welcome the sweetness of the Jewish new year). We went one step further, layering apples, honey, and sliced almonds on top of another holiday staple, challah, to make delicious open-faced sandwiches.
Since long days in the sun and breeze parch her complexion, McPherson makes a sugar-lavender body scrub to exfoliate and moisturize her skin. Our version calls for both brown sugar and turbinado sugar, which are great for smoothing and nourishing dry skin. Finish the package with our clip art.
The anchor for our sumptuous spread is a glazed bone-in ham. It's basted with a spicy-sweet blend of honey, fresh horseradish, and allspice, which helps burnish and crisp the skin. Horseradish cream amplifies the flavors in the glaze.
Think of this crafts project as a modern take on the Victorian era’s ornate panorama sugar eggs. The palette of earthy pastels -- created with drops of ordinary food coloring -- is sweet but not cloying, and the eggs can be left solid (as decorations) or hollowed out to become containers for treats.