Epoch Taste Holiday Gift Guide: DIY Kits

By Annie Wu, Epoch Times
December 8, 2016 3:22 pm Last Updated: December 8, 2016 3:22 pm

For the cooks in training who love to get their hands dirty, we compiled the perfect holiday gift guide, with do-it-yourself kits.

A Garden in a Jar

(Courtesy of Back to the Roots)
(Courtesy of Back to the Roots)

For the nature-loving cooks in your life, get them this Garden-in-a-Jar herb-growing kit from Back to the Roots. The jars contain organic seeds and soil for growing their own basil, cilantro, and mint ($27.99 for 3-pack). BackToTheRoots.com

Fresh Cheese

(Courtesy of FarmSteady)
(Courtesy of FarmSteady)

Nothing beats freshly made Italian cheeses for pizzas, appetizers, or desserts. The FarmSteady Fresh Cheese Making Kit includes all the tools needed to make mozzarella, mascarpone, ricotta, and burrata ($25). FarmSteady.com

Home Brewing

(Courtesy of Northern Brewer)
(Courtesy of Northern Brewer)

This home brewing kit is oft-recommended by craft beer lovers. Northern Brewer‘s simple equipment makes it easy to brew beer at home. Pick the grains to make the kind of beer you’d like and the size kit you prefer, depending on the amount of beer desired. Starter kits range in price from $49.99 to $179.99. NorthernBrewer.com