Do you dream of making homemade gifts for your friends and family over the holidays? Ernest Miller gives us some unique ideas for DIY gifts, including ornaments and homemade liqueurs. Brad Thomas Parsons suggests using bitters to spice up your next cocktail and your next batch of pancakes. Mycologist Paul Stamets returns to tell us how mushrooms can be used in lieu of pesticides on farms. Celebrity chef Michael Moore says a diagnosis of diabetes doesn’t mean an end to delicious food, and Jonathan Gold celebrates brunch beer pairings with Lucky Charm Pancakes and Fruity Pebbles Whipped Cream. Plus, Roy Choi of Kogi fame bares all about his youth, unemployment and starting one of the largest food trends of the decade.