Great suggestion of 12 spices to keep on hand & what spices to put together to create certain ethnic flavors.
mint + lime juice cubes - iced tea will never be the same!
Sun-Dried Tomato Jam - Spoon this sweet-savory jam into a pretty glass jar, and tie with a ribbon. You can also attach a rosemary sprig and a card with serving suggestions―as an appetizer spread on baguette slices with goat cheese; as a chutney over chicken, beef, or pork; or as the sauce for a pizza with shredded chicken, goat cheese, and chives.
stovetop pepper jelly
Herb infused honey: Okay, so when I went to Rovinj, in Croatia, they had jars of honey with mad apricots in them, and they were the shit. And in my pansy aromatherapy book, they have a few mentions of infusing herbs in honey for sore throats and stuff, especially sage and thyme. Oh, and I did a vanilla honey once that was pretty good. (lol I'm leaving that description)
crockpot apple butter - 1 dozen apples, peeled, cored, cubed; 1/2 c water; 1/4 c brown sugar; 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon; 1/2 tsp all spice
Texas Roadhouse butter? 2 sticks butter, 1 cup powdered sugar, 1 cup honey, 2 tsp cinnamon all whipped together