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My fiance and I both love to cook and, especially, to grill.  We wanted to give personal, handmade favors at our wedding next month and agreed that jars of homemade grilling rub, personalized with cute stickers, would do the trick.  We come from families that are passionate about food (imagine that!) and are psyched to give thought gifts they might actually enjoy.  Take that, sugared almonds!

Once we settled on the containers (empty spice jars from Bed Bath & Beyond, $.99/ea.), putting them together was a breeze.  We made nine times* the following recipe—enough for 17 wedding favors, plus a jar or two  for ourselves:

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Ever since I saw a mouth-watering photograph of pastitsio, I’ve been more than a little preoccupied with Greek cooking.  I was trolling Recipezaar for ideas and stumbled across this incredible recipe for chicken pieces marianted in lemon juice and braised in a rich tomato sauce with white wine, allspice, cinnamon, and cloves.  

chicken-kapama

Credit: John Carrington/Savannah Daily News

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For pork or chicken. Excellent on the grill.

-1/2 c. peanut or olive oil
-1/3 c. soy sauce
-1/4 c. balsamic vinegar
-1 Tbsp. Sriracha chili sauce
-1 Tbsp. honey
-1 Tbsp. brown sugar
-1 Tsp. fresh ground black pepper
-3 cloves fresh garlic, finely chopped
-1 tsp. Allspice
-Juice of half a lime

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