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If you’re lucky, you have a foodie in your life. They know all the best places to eat, they pride themselves on their gourmand habits, and they’re always letting you taste test their newest recipe. So when it’s time to set out on that holiday gift shopping spree, you’ll want to gift your love with only the finest of delicacies.
If your foodie friend is an amateur baker, gift them a hand mixer to use when they make their next cake creation. Or if they’d rather be taste testing, regale their refined palates with locally-made delicacies perfect for a midnight snack. No matter how they choose to fly their foodie flag, we’ve gathered the tastiest gifts for the gourmand in your life.
Whether you like your honey drizzled over a salad, a bowl of ice cream, or a charcuterie board, you’re going to crave DR Delicacy’s white truffle Texas wildflower honey. The blend of white truffle aroma and honey harvested from beehives across central Texas results in a sweet, earthy, absolutely delicious taste.
If you love the burn after eating spicy food, you’ll want Bludorn’s Eight Zero Seven Taft Houston hot sauce. The mix of dried mango, Carolina reapers, white vinegar, and habaneros will totally fry your taste buds in the best way.
The Little Black Box Local
Elevate your taste for chocolate with Cacao & Cardamom Chocolatier’s Little Black Box: 8 pieces of dark chocolate imbued with South Asian flavors. The beautifully decorated chocolates hide delicious flavor combinations like buttery coconut curry and tart guava tamarind.
Once you’ve made your food, keep it tasty over time with this Bee’s Wrap roll of food wrap. Made from beeswax, plant oil, and tree resin, the wrap is perfect for storing your leftovers, parceling your sandwiches, and packing up your snacks on the go.
Mexico The Cookbook Local
Explore the world of Mexican home cooking with your very own copy of “Mexico The Cookbook” from Favor The Kind. The cookbook includes 700 beautifully illustrated recipes from across all regions of the country, each with notes on the recipe’s history and unique cooking techniques.
With a compact design, five different speed settings, and two turbo beater accessories, this KitchenAid hand mixer from Target is every home baker’s dream. Whether you’re whipping up some mashed potatoes or working some cake batter, it’ll quickly become your best friend in the kitchen.
Treat yourself to the rustic flavors of autumn with Harry & David’s Classic Orchard Gift Basket. Complete with pears, apples, dried fruit, roasted almonds and peanut butter pretzels, it’s the perfect assortment of snacks to tide you over into the winter time.
Hot Chocolate Set Up Local
Keep the winter chill away with this Mexican hot chocolate set up from Hugo’s. The box set comes with a 9 ounce tablet of Hugo’s house-made chocolate, a traditional wood whisk, an artisanal pitcher, and a personalized copy of the chef’s recipe book, “Hugo Ortega’s Street Food of Mexico.”
Now that the temperature outside is getting chillier, stay warm by making yourself a nice bowl of soup with this CRUX Artisan series immersion blender from Bed Bath & Beyond. The cordless design and efficient grip will make it the perfect tool to pull out when you just want to make yourself something quick.
Share your foodie tastes with your friends this winter with this cheese box from Montrose Cheese & Wine. With three half pound pieces of your choice of cheese, fresh grapes, lemon-flavored almonds and hazelnuts, and a jar of honey, it’s the perfect amuse-bouche for a friendly get together.