Looking for the best gifts to buy for that foodie or home cook in your life? This Holiday Gift Guide offers an amazing selection of holiday gift ideas for your family and friends that they will love all year round!
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The holidays have arrived and it’s time to start shopping! By popular demand, the people have spoken. I put together this Holiday Gift Guide with all of my favorite gift ideas for the foodie or home cook in your life.
As most of you know, I am obsessed with all things food. Cooking, drinking and EATING. So, I did the legwork for you. Here is the good stuff. From kitchen gadgets, to yummy foodie snacks, to cocktails to stuff that is just unique and awesome!
Need a gift for your brother, sister, best friend, Mom, Dad – heck, and even if they aren’t a chef or foodies, I guarantee they will LOVE these gifts.
The best part, no need to brave the lines and shopping craziness at the store – you can buy all your gifts from the comfort of your own home.
Happy Holidays and HAPPY SHOPPING!!!!
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Meat and Seafood Gifts
Black Hawk Farms American Waygu Beef
There are two kinds of people in this world. The people who get excited over the ugly Christmas sweaters and the people who get excited over a delicious box of the most amazing American Wagyu beef! Be sure to try this recipe for a delicious, juicy and flavorful Wagyu Burger!
Personally, I am in the MEAT category. If you want to give a gift to your fellow meat lover that will blow their mind, go no further than Black Hawk Farms.
When I tell you this stuff is AMAZING, seriously, drop what you’re doing. Not only are you gifting this to your friends and family, but you need to be gifting it to yourself. Just saying. You deserve it. Use code AUBREY15 for 15% off your first order!
Black Hawk Farms produces the best American Wagyu beef possible by going back to the basics. They take care of their soil and pasture, raise healthy, happy animals and grow the grass and the grains used to finish their beef.
Get this phenomenal quality beef delivered directly to the doorstep of your friends and family so they can celebrate the holidays the right way!
Holiday Entertaining Gifts
Mama Geraldine’s Premium Cheese Straws and Gourmet Cookies
If you are looking for the perfect gift for the foodie or home cook in your life, go no further than Mama Geraldine’s Premium Cheese Straws and Gourmet Cookies! These delicious treats are PERFECT for holiday entertainment, think gorgeous charcuterie and dessert cookie boards! They are also the perfect stocking stuffer for the little ones, make a beautiful holiday gift for that person you love far away or an excellent corporate end-of-year “thank you” gift!
Mama Geraldine’s Premium Cheese Straws are artisan crafted savory baked cheese straws made with 50% 12-month Aged Wisconsin Cheddar Cheeses. Offered in Aged Cheddar, Pimento Cheese, Chipotle Cheddar and Parmesan Herb. They pair beautifully with wine, craft beer, fresh lemonade and sharing good times with family and friends. They even have gluten free options!
Mama Geraldine’s also offers an assortment of Gourmet Cookies in delicious flavors such as Italian Wedding (my favorite!), Key Lime and Pecan Cini-Minis.
Toscana Charcuterie Boards, Cheese Boards and Gourmet Serveware by Picnic Time
I am in LOVE with these gorgeous charcuterie/cutting boards. The craftsmanship is impeccable and they make the most beautiful holiday gift for the food lover in your life! Let’s be real – you probably are going to need to buy some of these beautiful boards for yourself too!
Toscana, a Picnic Time brand, offers an amazing selection of serve ware, charcuterie/cheeseboards and more with a couple my favorites highlighted below:
Host your next dinner party in style with our Pebble acacia wood charcuterie boards as the centerpiece of the table. Perfect for a party spread of meats and cheeses, nuts and jams. Once the night is over, this cheese board is easily cleaned and put away, thanks to the cut-out allowing for easy hanging and storage.
The Acacia Circo Cheese Board and Knife Set makes brilliant and attractive use of limited space with a split-level wood cutting/charcuterie board and interior cheese set. Made from durable and stylish acacia wood, this cheese board’s cutting surface swivels open to reveal four brushed stainless steel cheese tools including:
- One cheese cleaver (for crumbly cheeses), one cheese planer (for semi-hard to hard cheese slices), one fork-tipped cheese knife, and one hard cheese knife/spreader.
This unique wood cutting board set also features a recessed juice groove to catch cheese brine or juice from cut fruit. Whether you’re entertaining at home or taking it on the road as a picnic cutting board, the Acacia Circo Cheese Board Set gets the job done and looks great doing it.
Do you have a friend or family member who loves funky, fun and unique? Darling Spring Mind Pop dishes and serve ware are one-of-kind FUN! Darling Spring is the ultimate gifting destination for if you are on the lookout for designer products for the perfect gifting experiences that makes good memories. Their collections are exclusively created by independent women designers from around the world AND they help the environment by packing and shipping plastic-free!
Geometric Salt Cellar by Zatka Decor
Zatka Decor Geometric Salt Cellar make the best gift for family and friends who like to cook! They are handmade of concrete in a unique asymmetrical design with a choice of multiple different color combinations [grey, dark grey, charcoal, marbled]. Use coupon code AUBREYSKITCHEN for 10% your order!
Not only is the Geometric Salt Cellar awesome in the kitchen for spices or flavored salts (my favorite use), but they are so beautiful that they can be used as standalone décor in your home, as a ring holder on your nightstand, or when relaxing with incense!
Personalized Hardwood Cutting Board Custom Chopping Block by Cades and Birch
This gorgeous custom-made cutting board is completely crafted by hand, and created with walnut, mahogany, and maple woods, then engraved with your custom text. Then it is finished with a light coat of food-safe kosher white mineral oil to preserve its natural beauty. These are a beautiful holiday gift that can be personalized with love!
Kitchen Convenience Gifts
KitchenMama electric can opener
Kitchen Mama Electric Can Opener provides the most innovative, safe, and easy to use can opener. You place it on top of your can, the magnet holds it in place, press the button and the magic robot unicorn opens the can for you! This is the perfect gift for anyone in your life who might need a little helper in the kitchen!
Nobox All Purpose Chef Knif
The NoBox All Purpose Chef Knife is the perfect gift for the foodie and chef in your life! This versatile knife is perfect for every cooking task including indoor/outdoor cooking, camping and more.
This is one of the best quality knives I have ever used and the craftsmanship is exquisite. It carves, slices, chops, fillets and cuts. Its ergonomic handle is weighted and balanced for comfort.
NoxBox’s metal engineer and craftsman developed a forging process that produces a German-grade level stainless steel, without sacrificing quality. The premium 8” ultra sharp blade holds its edge longer and can cut on any surface, as well as being easy to maintain.
Is it just me or is peeling hard boiled eggs (
excruciating) not fun? The Negg makes the perfect stocking stuffer or grab bag gift for anyone in your life who wants to peel their eggs with ease! And don’t kid yourself – you need this in your life too!
I am an avid hard boiled egg eater and I can attest that I may have gotten frustrated a time (or ten!) trying to peel my eggs. The Negg egg peeler has made this process SO much easier.
O-Yaki Skewer Set
The O-Yaki Skewer System makes a great gift for foodies, cooks, grill masters and anyone wanting to make fast, healthy meals!
The O-Yaki Skewer System easily transitions from barbecue or oven to buffet where it can be displayed on the stand. Thread meat and veggies of your liking onto the skewers; place it on the grill or in the oven; when it’s done display it so guests can grab a skewer and help themselves.
The O-Yaki Skewer System comes in two sizes – the compact set has 7.5 inch skewers and the signature set has 9.5 inch skewers. Every set includes a stainless steel stand, nine skewers and a recipe booklet.
Foodie Fitness & Health Gifts
Live Kuna offers 100% Plant Based infused products, with natural, organic and traceable ingredients. No additives nor preservatives.
For your friend or loved one who loves to cook with HIGH QUALITY ingredients, I highly recommend Live Kuna’s Superfood Gift Basket! Use Discount Code AKITCHEN10 for 10% off your order!
It has an amazing variety of Live Kuna’s most popular products including Banana Flour (which I use to make my Banana Flour Pancakes!), Quinoa Flour, Chia Seeds and so much more!
The Chef’s Garden
Chef’s Garden offers farm-fresh, hand-harvested, nutritious and gorgeous produce delivered straight to your doorstep! The variety box was super fresh and the produce lasted so much longer than what you buy at the grocery store! LOVE!
Fitsnack Gift Box
Fitsnack gift boxes include a variety of options: GMO, high-protein, low sugar, gluten free, organic, raw, vegan and/or all natural snacks! Every snack in my box was an exciting adventure with so many unique options to choose from, all delicious, and best-of-all HEALTHY!
Greater Than Coconut Water
Greater Than Coconut Water Sports Drink is the perfect drink for your friend or family member who you want to pamper. Perfect for a warm picnic or a post-workout pick-me-up! Chock full of naturally-occurring electrolytes with no added sugar, this fruit-infused coconut water is delicious and refreshing!
OE Organic Energy Shots
OE Energy Shots make the perfect gift or stocking stuffer for the health and fitness friend in your life! These wellness shots come in two delicious flavors, Pina Colada and Mixed Berry – both are super yummy!
OE is a 100% Organic Energy Shot with added wellness boost, made from the cleanest ingredients with no chemicals and no preservatives, OE Earth’s Energy is the just what you’re looking for as a modern, health-conscious individual.
Tropical Fruit Box
Are you looking for the perfect holiday gift for the foodie in your life, who wants to stay away from the cookies and candy and enjoy something super healthy and delicious? You have to check out Tropical Fruit Box!
Tropical Fruit Box sends specialty boxes of delicious tropical fruits directly to your doorstep or your lucky holiday recipient! Choose from an amazing assortment of gourmet curated fruit boxes including fruit varieties such as dragon fruit, tropical avocado, papaya, rambutan, coconut and sour oranges. Tropical Fruit Box has also recently partnered with Fresh Del Monte to sell the super unique and delicious Pinkglow Pineapple!
Snack in the Box (Curated and Healthy Snack Boxes)
Want to pamper the health and fitness focused foodie in your life? You will love Snack in the Box’s healthy and plant-based Movie Theater Snack Box. Snackers of the world unite with these fun and unique snack boxes. Each Snack in the Box is curated for your health and your favorite activities — all so you can enjoy a moment of happiness in your day.
Your friends and family can enjoy guilt-free snacks while they watch their favorite flick when you roll out the red carpet for this premium plant-based curated box. Includes a little bit of sweet, a little bit of nutty and a whole lotta’ happy taste buds. Perfect for enjoying in the comfort of your home.
Environmentally Friendly Gifts
Envirosax Fashion Grocery Bags
Envirosax Designer Reusable Bags are the perfect gift for the Eco-Warrior! A perfect reusable grocery bag, Envirosax also has so many uses, from gym bags to overnight bags for children’s sleep-overs! The wide variety of designs ensure there is a design to suit anyone!
- Printed with certified eco-friendly dyes and using sustainable production methods.
- Holds the sizing equivalent of two plastic grocery bags
- Water-resistant – great for the beach to carry wet towels and swimsuits
- Variety of uses from shopping, travel, beach, baby gear, library books, etc
- Stunning designs with seasonal updates, making this an easy and stylish solution to one-use plastic bags
Fit and Fresh Fashion Lunch Tote
Fit and Fresh is a super fine line of insulated lunch bags and accessories that make it easier for women to make healthy choices when it comes to what they eat at the office, at school, or on the go. The perfect gift for your friend or family member who wants to make healthy choices, skip the daily lunch packaging and help the environment!
Best Sauces & Gourmet Gifts
Giusto Sapore Gourmet Infused Olive Oil, Vinegar and More!
If you are looking for a terrific gift for your Secret Santa, boss, your foodie bestie, an in-law or any loved one in your life who loves to try bold and exciting new flavors, go no further than Giusto Sapore!
Giusto Sapore is an Italian and Mediterranean specialty food company with a line of delicious gourmet products imported from Italy! Perfect for the holiday season, they offer an amazing collection of gift sets carefully curated with a variety of their best-selling infused olive oils, sweet fruit infused vinegars and delectable sweet and savory truffle treats!
- Infused Olive Oil Set: flavors in the set include: White Truffle, Blood Orange, Chili, Basil, and Lemon
- Infused Olive Oil Set: flavors in the set include: Black Truffle, Rosemary, Sundried Tomato, Tuscan Herb, and Garlic
- Sweet Fruit Balsamic Vinegar: flavors in the set include: Pomegranate, Mango, Fig, Apple Strawberry
- Fruit Balsamic Vinegar: flavors in the set include: Mango, Strawberry, Apple, Fig, and Pomegranate
J. Patrice Gourmet Chocolate Studio
If you are looking for the perfect gift for the sweet lover in your life with a discerning palate, you will love J. Patrice Chocolate Studio. J Patrice Chocolate Studio specializes in gourmet hand-crafted, artistic bonbons and chocolate confections. Build your own gift box or select from a pre-curated Chocolatier’s Choice Box.
J. Patrice bonbons offer some of the most exquisite flavor profiles, custom created by their in-house chocolatier, Jamie LeBoeuf, who blends unique flavor combinations from her experiences living in the Middle East. Flavors like raspberry ghost pepper mango, lime coconut and apricot honey almond are exquisite and unique.
They also have a delicious selection of other chocolate confections including hand-crafted small batch Milk Chocolate Coffee Almonds and Milk Chocolate Pecan Toffee Bark.
Oleavia Extra Virgin Cold Pressed Olive Oil
Oleavia Olive Oils are a beautiful gift that the food lover in your life is sure to enjoy! The meticulous and organic process the olives go through; as each olive is picked by hand to avoid bruising and damaging, pressed within a couple hours of its harvest and stored in a nitrogen sealed stainless steel tank, the fresh taste of the oil is preserved with a high polyphenol, healthy substances found in an EVOO. Two standout flavors are:
- The Memecik olive used for this olive oil is organically grown in the small town of Savrandere, Turkey. This olive gives this edition of Oleavia Early Harvest Organic EVOO an exquisite peppery tone where in your mouth you almost feel the olive tree!
- Savrandere Edition of our EVOO received a Gold Medal during the 2020 New York International Olive Oil Competition (NYIOOC), which is the largest and most prestigious olive oil competition worldwide!
- Tasting sensations: An excellent pair with Soup, Raw Tuna and Greens Salads!
- The Memecik olives are grown in a small town in Orhaniye offer a medium intensity aroma!
- The quality of the olive oil has been recognized with a Silver Medal at NYIOOC, the largest and most prestigious olive oil competition worldwide!
- Tasting Sensations: An excellent pair for Vanilla Ice Cream, Roasted Pork and Semi-Soft Cheeses.
Holic Foods Tahini, Spicy Jalapeno and Honey Aleppo Sauce Trio
Holic Foods Gourmet Sauce Trio is the best Christmas gift for the foodie in your life. These 3 flavors are absolutely amazing! I used them as a dip for my meat and veggies, marinade and even as salad dressing!
Holic Foods products are produced in small batches to ensure consistent quality, integrity and uniqueness. Each product has an origination story and we are excited to share those stories and the journey from our kitchen to your table with you.
Casas De Hualdo Gourmet Olive Oils
Casas de Hualdo Gourmet Olive Oils are the perfect gift for that foodie friend, family member, or partner who likes cooking (or simply loves eating)! Spain has the perfect, most authentic and premium olive oils that will enhance their meals and upgrade their favorite snacks.
Casas de Hualdo is an award-winning Spanish olive oil company and sustainable farm located in a rich area on the shores of the Tagus River, 30 km away from the historical town of Toledo.
The advanced cultivation and irrigation systems allow Casas de Hualdo to craft unique oils, while preserving their natural Spanish heritage. The olives are 100% sourced from the Casas de Hualdo estate in central Spain, and the oil is extracted within less than six hours of harvest. To ensure freshness, the estate bottles the oils only on demand.
MustKetch Sauce Trio Gift Set
MustKetch makes a great stocking stuffer for the foodie, condiment fanatic (um, guilty!), home cook or grill master.
Anyone can use ketchup or mustard on their hotdog or burger, but MustKetch combines the two and adds a secret blend of spices to create a tangy, mouthwatering condiment that people cannot resist. MustKetch Variety Gift Trio is the perfect gift and comes in three DELICIOUS flavors:
- Original – A combination of mustard and ketchup ingredients with natural spices for extra pizzazz.
- Zesty – A unique blend featuring a bit more mustard, along with dill, poppy seeds, and celery salt for a tangy, tasty hit.
- Smoke – A natural, smoky, slow-cooked essence with spicy, peppery undertones.
MustKetch is made without preservatives, high-fructose corn syrup, genetically modified food ingredients, or artificial flavors or colors. The healthy and wholesome condiment is also gluten- and cholesterol-free, with only 35 calories per two-tablespoon serving.
Bono (Authentic Sicilian Olive Oil and Marmalades)
You cannot wrong with delicious authentic Sicilian olive oils and marmalades, perfect for the host with the most, the self-proclaimed foodie or as a stocking stuffer.
- Award-Winning Extra Virgin Olive Oil: Bono is the largest producer of extra virgin olive oil in Sicily and the exclusive house purveyor of Extra Virgin Olive Oil for the James Beard Foundation. This is the perfect gift for your friends, family and maybe a little gift for you? Just saying! You can purchase this delicious olive oil on Amazon.
- Sicilian Citrus Marmalade – In addition to extra virgin olive oil, Bono has a line of Organic Sicilian Citrus Fruit Marmalades, available in Lemon, Orange and Blood Orange varieties. You can purchase these marmalades on Amazon or through iGourmet. I am a sucker for a delicious marmalade and this Blood Orange was exquisite. Just the right amount of sweet and tart. An absolute winner!
Terrapin Ridge Farms Gourmet Sauces, Spread, Dips, Jams and More!
Did someone say holiday charcuterie board?! If you are looking for the perfect selection of gourmet food condiments for the foodie in your life, you will LOVE Terrapin Ridge Farms!
Terrapin Ridge Farms include a variety of dips, sauces, dressings, mustards, garnishing squeezes and jams. They also have amazing holiday assortments that make the perfect gifts such as Travel the World From Home and For the New Chef.
And did I mention Hot Pepper Bacon Jam!? I am not at all surprised that this is their best seller as it is absolutely delicious! Spicy, Sweet and all of the good things bacon! Be sure to check out all of their delicious gift options!
Colorado Green Chili Sauce & Salsa
Want to get the perfect holiday gift for that person in your life who loves a little heat? Colorado Green Chili Sauce and Salsa are a great choice! This Green Chili Sauce is hand crafted with Colorado Grown Green Chile Peppers by hand in small batches which allows the fresh ingredients to cook together and create vibrant and robust flavors that is found in every jar. It is also Vegan, Gluten Free and Non-GMO project verified!
Mighty Sesame Tahini Sauce
Food gifting is a simple and thoughtful way to spread edible holiday cheer. Whether the people in your life prefer something sweet, savory, or just a little indulgent, they’ll always appreciate a chance to try something new. Mighty Sesame Squeezable Tahini is a delicious vegan, gluten-free and sustainably sourced gift option for this holiday season.
Best Gourmet Spice Gifts
SaltWorks Artisan Smoked Salt Gift Set
SaltWorks Artisan Smoked Salt Gift Set is an absolutely exquisite gift set for the home cook and foodie in your life! This gift box features Hickory, Mesquite, Chardonnay Oak, Alderwood, Applewood and Robusto Hearty Smoked Sea Salts.
- Finest Smoked Salts: SaltWorks’ Perfect Smoke Technology uses real wood for superior flavor and aroma profiles, premium salts harvested from the world’s cleanest oceans, and proprietary cold smoking techniques to produce exceptional smoked salts.
- Smoked Wood Variety: Untreated alder, applewood, chardonnay oak, hickory, and mesquite woods offer an array of tastes both distinct and robust.
- Convenient Zip Top Sealed Pouches for Freshness: Attractive and beautifully designed zip-top pouches let you use the ideal amount of salt in all of your favorite recipes while sealing in flavor and freshness.
Piment d’Ville: A Sweet & Spicy Basque Red Chile Powder by Boonville Barn Collective
If you are looking for something unique for the spice lover in your life, Piment d’Ville sweet and spicy basque red chile powder is the perfect choice! This chile powder is super fresh, with a uniquely distinct and absolutely delicious flavor. The versatility of this seasoning lends itself to many different applications, from seasoning your meat, fish and veggies, to soups, to dips, you name it! I love Piment d’Ville on my deviled eggs to take them to next level delicious.
For the discerning foodie, this custom gift set is the perfect choice for the holidays. Three delicious basque chile powder flavors (classic, smoky and spicy) arrive in a gorgeous gift box with each flavor in a beautiful glass jar.
The Boonville Barn Collective grows, dries, and grinds chile peppers into high quality spices using sustainable agricultural techniques to produce healthy food without compromising future generations’ ability to do the same. The main chile they grow is the Espelette chile (originally from the Basque region in France) that they call Piment d’Ville. It’s a little bit sweet and a little bit spicy and can be used in place of black pepper!
JoJo’s Seasonings make the perfect holiday gift for that home chef in your life! The seasonings are super flavorful, complex and not too salty – which is definitely a preference of mine!
They have an amazing selection of different flavors including: All Purpose; Fish Breading in Original, Cajun or Salt Free; Garlic & Onion Powder; Garlic Onion Lemon Pepper; Mesquite; Montreal All Purpose; Seasoned Flour in Original or Hot & Spicy; Shrimp Batter in Original or Cajun; and St. Louis BBQ Rub.
CorSpice Tasty Trifecta: 3-Pack Chicken, Pork, & Blackening Spices is the perfect gift for the foodie in your life! CorSpice is a veteran owned premium spice company. All of their products are made in the USA, with no MSG, non-GMO and Gluten Free.
CorSpice also gives back to active military, veterans and first responders with every bottle sold! Let’s all join together and support our veterans in the tastiest way possible!
Best Stocking Stuffers
Shrewd Food Snacks
Shrewd Food Protein Puffs are the crunchiest, low carb, satisfying snack around and will remind you of those cheesy puffs you used to eat as a kid, but with low carb puffed protein instead of cheese!
With a wide variety of flavors that go from sweet to savory to spicy your taste buds will never be bored. Each savory flavor like, Brick Oven Pizza has an unbeatable 14g of protein and only 2g carbs per serving. Shrewd Food also has a variety of other delicious products including Protein Croutons, Keto Dippers and Protein Cookies!
Eating cookies doesn’t have to be unhealthy. Sugar-free, lactose-free, gluten-free, soy-free, cholesterol-free and non-GMO, Tidbits delicious cookies come in several flavors including Cookies and Cream, Cappuccino, Chocolate, Mint Chocolate, Strawberry, and Vanilla. Keto and diabetic friendly, these treats are bite-sized and come 40 in a bag.
Mighty Sesame TahiniBars
Looking for the perfect healthy and delicious stocking stuffer? Ancient sesame seeds are finally getting their due. They star in tahini, a trendy, plant based condiment and dressing that’s popping up everywhere from hummus and salads to entrees, sides, desserts, and even cocktails. The Mighty Sesame Co. celebrates the tiny superfood with grab-and-go Tahini Bars that are much lower in calories than other energy bars (available in Cocoa Nibs, Pistachio, and Vanilla).
Lekko Belgian Dark Chocolate Spread
For the chocolate lover in your life, you need to check out Lekko Belgian Chocolate Spread!
- Lekkco Belgian Dark Chocolate Spread is nut-free, vegan, and non-GMO. It also contains 30% less sugar than traditional hazelnut chocolate spreads. It’s versatile and can be enjoyed on its own or used as a dip for fruit, and incorporated into many other recipes.
- The Lekkco Belgian Dark Chocolate Spread Variety 4-Pack makes the perfect gift! It includes 4 delicious flavors: original Belgian Dark Chocolate, decadent Caramel & Sea Salt, rich Coconut, and refreshing Caribbean Banana.
Sea Witch Botanicals Produce Wash
Sea Witch Botanicals Produce Wash is perfect to wash your fruits and veggies with, so you know they got squeaky clean without leaving any soapy, chemical residue!
Gifting Fun for Kids and Adults
Small S’mores is everything you need to create the world’s most perfect tiny s’mores. Small S’mores are an exciting treat for kids and a nostalgic act for the rest of us. They’re a great way to share an experience as a family.
Small S’mores kits come with everything you need: Mini marshmallows, Chocolate chunks, Tiny grahams, Roasting sticks, Candle, Matches and Instructions. Use code AUBREYSKITCHEN for 10% off through December!
Chanukah House Cookie Decorating Kit
Create a new family tradition with this adorable do-it-yourself Chanukuh House Cookie Decorating Kit by Manischewitz! It includes everything you need for the best holiday experience with your children, from cookies and icing to a sanding sugar and a candy menorah – to build their own edible holiday cottage. Best of all, when you give this charming gift, you’re also giving the gift of books to children around the world.
Embossed Co. Cookie Rolling Pin
Want to bring some cheer to someone who loves baking and help them take their baking to the next level? Gift them one of these embossed rolling pins! These beautiful rolling pins are also perfect for more than just cookies and pies. Use these new rolling pins for cakes and other sweets or for savory items like homemade noodles or pasta.
Whiskware Stackable Snack Pack
Whiskware Stackable Snack Packs are durable, interlocking containers, perfect for packing healthy snacks and lunches for school, play dates, or stay-home fun. An ideal stocking stuffer!
Whiskware Pancake Art
Life’s too short for boring pancakes. The Whiskware Pancake Art Kit makes cooking creative breakfasts easy, fast, and fun. The kit includes the Whiskware Batter Mixer to easily mix and dispense pancake batter, a pancake art bottle for fine lines and details, and two individual pancake shapers.
I Love You From Afar, Corporate and Thank You Holiday Gifts
Something Splendid Curated Gourmet and Specialty Gift Boxes
Something Splendid is a women-owned, rapidly growing online gift box company helping consumers and corporations from coast to coast deliver custom, personalized gifts and care packages.
For the foodie or home chef in your life, choosing from:
- Spicy favorites like Frittle pecans, various hot sauces, and syrup
- Morning go-to’s like granola and spoon-worthy gourmet peanut butter
- Kitchen accessories like cookbooks, recipe cards, dish towels, and oven mitts
- Sweet treats like Candy Club, B. Toffee, macarons, and MAST chocolate
Nunbelieveable Cookies are the perfect gift for friends, family members or corporate gifting! And when I say these cookies are awesome, I mean AWESOME! They were super soft, delicious and perfectly packed individually made from non-GMO ingredients.
Not only are they delicious, but they make a difference! Nunbelievable partners with local community groups and donates a meal to the hungry for each cookie you buy!
The cookies come in four flavors: Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter, Oatmeal Raisin, and Double Chocolate Chip (Gluten Free) for those with dietary restrictions. They were all super delicious so don’t hesitate to go for the variety pack!
Herr Holiday Snack Box
Herr’s is the nation’s only family-owned and privately-owned major snack company in the US! I absolutely LOVE these snacks and they have the CUTEST holiday gift options that are perfect for friends, family and corporate holiday gifts.
They are also all priced under $30.00 which makes for a WOW gift without the wow on the wallet. My favorites are:
- Herr’s Merry Christmas Decorative Box filled with your choice of HERR’S Snacks ($29.00)
- Herr’s 3.5 gallon, reusable Retro Tin filled with assorted chips or snacks -$24.00
- Herr’s Replica of the famous Herr’s® Delivery Truck filled with 42 single serve assortment of snacks for only $20!
Johnson’s Popcorn comes in tubs or tins, is gluten-free and is offered in Caramel Corn, Salt-n-Sandy, Cheddar, Peanut Crunch, Chocolate Drizzle, Platinum, Butter and Tri-Flavor. It is absolutely DELICIOUS and makes the perfect holiday gift.
Talia Di Napoli Pizza
When you think of Italy, I am pretty sure your mind goes to that delicious authentic wood fired pizza! If you want to give that delicious gift to your friends and family, go no further than Talia di Napoli. Not only is this an amazing gift for the holidays but this delicious pizza is perfect to serve for your holiday entertaining!
This pizza really tastes like the real deal! Having had the privilege of traveling to Italy (and my picky eating Husband ordering pizza at almost every meal) I know what real authentic pizza tastes like. You will be amazed! Some of my favorite features include:
- Talia pizzas can be easily ordered online so you don’t need to leave the comforts of home.
- Choose from a multitude of variety packs offering Margherita to Provolina to gluten-free options!
- Talia pizzas are precooked and just need to be defrosted and heated up. Quick and easy!
- Talia pizzas are handmade and baked in Naples.
Rosemary Christmas Tree by Lively Root
The Rosemary Christmas Tree by Lively Root is the perfect holiday gift for everyone! It is not only beautiful, but it is functional for those home cooks who love to cook with fresh herbs, perfect for a delicious holiday meal that calls for a sprig of rosemary.
Lively Root sends small batch, farm fresh potted plants straight to your door. The customer service was impeccable and the shipping was FAST! I received my Rosemary Christmas Tree and it was very well packed. LOVE LOVE LOVE!
Wine, Spirits and Cocktail Enthusiast Gifts
Keel & Curley Blueberry Wines
If you are looking for a delicious and unique wine for the foodie or home cook in your life, you will love Keel & Curley blueberry wines! Keel & Curley Winery produces three types of blueberry wines, each with a distinct taste from a dry pinot noir style flavor for pairing with brie, steak and spicy Italian dishes to semi-dry and sweet.
All varieties are made from 100% blueberries. They offer a beautiful gift set highlighting four (4) bottles of decadent blueberry wine:
- Dry Blueberry
- Semi-Dry Blueberry
- Sweet Blueberry
- Gulfcoast Blueberry
Wine Insiders is the perfect holiday gift for the home chef in your life who loves to enjoy a great bottle of wine! With Wine Insiders, there is always something unique and exciting to try and they are dedicated to helping wine connoisseurs find the best wine for them.
You can hand select your favorite picks for your holiday gift or you can pamper your friends and family by gifting The Wine Insider Club, a subscription service that allows you to receive an expertly selected 12 bottle case of Red, White or Mixed wine depending on your preference every 12 weeks!
When you buy through Wine Insiders you are able to choose from all your favorite brands in a simple manner. You can choose a single wine bottle or curated packs of award-winning wines. Through Wine Insiders, you can decide on your perfect wine bottle by browsing through tasting notes and customer reviews for any bottle on the site.
On the Rocks Gourmet Jams
If you are looking for a unique and delicious gift idea for the foodie and cocktail enthusiast in your life, you will LOVE On the Rocks Gourmet Jams. These delicious gourmet jams are infused with fresh fruit and premium alcohol to create delicious preserves. From Peach Mango Moscato to Taste of Sangia to Rasberry Mimosa, you will love the delicious variety of flavors, your favorite brunch cocktail in a jar!
These jams are not only perfect for your biscuits and beignets but you can use them as a marinade on your grilled meats and as a condiment on your burgers! They have great gift options in three sizes ranging from their mini jar (1.25 oz), small (4 oz.) and large (8 oz.) that are perfect for a small gift basket to a large package of goodies!
Biagio Cru V2G Organic Wine
If you are looking for the perfect gift for the wine lover and health conscious foodie in your life, V2G wine is the perfect combination!
V2G is a phenomenal Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon blend! USDA Certified Organic French offering a pesticide-free, preservative-free, herbicide-free and sulfite-free wine. V2G takes the growing trend of organic wines and goes above and beyond with its exceptional taste, great value and sustainable production. The V2G Red Blend is available at many major retailers such as Bevmo.
WTSO Wine (Wines Til Sold Out)
For the wine-lover in your life, go no further than WTSO (Wines Til Sold Out!). Give the holiday gift of a Sommelier Curated Wine Variety Pack. Use code AUBREY for $10 off your tasting pack. Every single one of these four bottles of wine was absolutely exquisite (and I have tried my share of wines!). The quality and variety is amazing and provides for an amazing gift experience.
WTSO brings the experience. Founded in 2006, WTSO has sold over 26 million bottles of wine! It’s founders have an extensive connection of wineries and wine makers which connects you to top wines from around the world.
Tequila El Rey
Do you have that friend or family is just hard to impress? Have they been there and tried it all? Well then this gift is for them!
Tequila El Rey is above and beyond any tequila I have ever tried. I was immediately taken with how smooth it was. It was then quickly followed by a rainbow of nuanced and complex flavors. It is a deliciously sip-able tequila. And, of course I would be remiss if I didn’t also try it in a margarita. WINNER!
This tequila arrives in a gorgeous gift box and the bottle is beautiful. You can also purchase in-person at many large retailers like BevMo and Total Wine. There you go. Get to impressing with this amazing holiday gift!!!
Cocktails 2 Go
Cocktails2Go is a super fun cocktail making kit which is a perfect gift or stocking stuffer! Travel-friendly kit includes the top-shelf ingredients and instructions you need to craft and enjoy four Mojito cocktails: lime/mint extract, sugar cubes, and muddler spoon – just add rum and top with soda water!
Steep’t is the perfect gift for your friend or family member who would love to mix premium craft cocktails at home in just 2 minutes – no complicated recipe required. Steep’t comes in teabag format, but unlike regular tea, infuses with cold water! All you have to do is steep your cocktail tea bag in cold water for ~2 minutes, add the alcohol of your choice, some ice, and voilà–the perfect cocktails, every time.
Hairless Dog (Non-Alcoholic) Brewing Company
Hairless Dog Brewing Company crafts non-alcoholic beers that sacrifice the hard stuff without sacrificing the taste. These non-alcoholic beers really impressed me with the flavor. It really felt like drinking the real thing!
This Limited Edition Holiday Gift Pack is the perfect gift for your friend or family member who loves a delicious flavored beer but wants to steer away from the alcohol.
Monday Zero Alcohol Gin
Monday Zero Alcohol Gin is the perfect gift for the beverage lover in your life who doesn’t want the alcohol but want to enjoy all of the nuanced flavors that a top-shelf gin has to offer.
Monday has zero carbs, zero calories, no sugar, vegan friendly and will seriously surprise you with flavor! The aromatic flavors of juniper, botanicals and citrus really stand out, making this an exemplary drink for when you want to enjoy a delicious beverage on Sunday and still feel sharp on a Monday!
Ritual Zero Proof Whiskey Alternative
Ritual Zero Proof Whiskey is a great holiday gift! Alcohol free whiskey is an innovating beverage made to mimic the taste of whiskey but without the alcohol. Typical infused flavors may include oak, sugar and vanilla. They also mimic the burning sensation that comes with a typical whiskey.
Non-alcoholic whiskey works well in mixed mocktail recipes such as this whiskey sour mocktail.
Best DIY Holiday Gifts
- Rosemary Salt
- White Chocolate Liqueur
- Brazilian Seasoning Blend
- Sweet and Spicy Bacon Jerky
- Coconut Rum Balls
Best holiday recipes and holiday cocktails
- Bacardi Coquito: Coquito is the perfect holiday cocktail! A decadent, boozy Puerto Rican eggnog, full of creamy coconut and Bacardi rum that you will be enjoying for holidays to come! Also with Vegan modifications!
- Coconut Rum Balls: This no bake dessert is easy, quick and packed with coconut rum decadence. Rum balls make the perfect holiday treat or DIY Christmas gift!
- Gingerbread Martini: This gingerbread martini recipe is a delicious Christmas drink with Baileys, the absolute best Christmas Cocktail to enjoy with friends and family or at your next holiday party.
- Soft Gingerbread Cookies: Looking for the perfect holiday cookie that is super easy to make? These gingerbread cookies pack a spicy gingerbread flavor with a delicious sweetness from the brown sugar and molasses. You won’t be able to stop eating them!
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