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15 Holiday Gifts for Your Foodie Friends
We all have a friend who loves to embrace the latest culinary trends! To help you wrap up the right gifts for foodies, we’ve rounded up some indulgent ideas.
Edible Cookie Dough
For your friend who is unapologetic about her addiction to sugar…
The most challenging part of baking is resisting the temptation to polish off the dough. But the dough created by LA-based Edoughble ($25 for a sampler box) should be eaten raw—no baking is necessary! Flavors include Chocolate Chip Off The Ol’ Block, Cookies N’ Dream and S’More Please.
Love cookie dough? Check out this super-sweet cookbook filled with dozens of recipes.
Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat Cookbook
For your friend who wants to learn more about the art of cooking…
The award-winning cookbook by Samin Nosrat ($21) is the perfect addition to a home chef’s cookbook library. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat is packed with useful cooking techniques and tools for all skill levels, and the book will be cherished by any food lover.
For your friend who believes good food should never go to waste…
Say goodbye to disposable plastic bags and containers. Say hello to reusable Bee’s Wrap ($18 for 3)! The eco-friendly food wraps are made from beeswax and organic cotton. They safely cover and preserve everything from fruits and vegetables to cheese and leftovers.
Salt Sampler Collection
For your friend who loves traveling all over the world…
Bring global flavors to every meal with the specialty salt Passport Collection by Hepp’s Salt Co. ($65 for 12 salts). Your friends can amp up the flavor of signature recipes with worldly salts such as Himalayan pink, ghost pepper, Thai ginger, Spanish flake and more.
Stainless Steel Knife Set
For your young friend who only owns butter knives…
Like every builder needs a toolbox, every home chef needs four essential kitchen knives. Your friends who want to create kitchen masterpieces can sharpen their skills with a stainless steel knife set ($100).
For your friend who would be happy to eat carbs for every meal…
Nothing beats the taste of fresh, homemade pasta. With a DIY pasta machine ($100), your friends can prepare delicious, authentic pasta in the comfort of their own kitchen. (Tuck one of our homemade pasta recipes in the box, too.)
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Milk Chocolate Sea Salt Shortbread Truffles
For your friend who loves the simple things in life…
The first thing on everyone’s holiday wish list should be “something to indulge in.” A box of decadent handmade Charbonnel et Walker truffles ($45) will make a sweet gift for your sweet friends.
For your friend who is always baking up a storm…
Bring some sparkle to cookies, cupcakes, princess toast and more with this colorful glitter sugar ($12). Your friend will be able to bring all the colors of the rainbow to her next batch of baked goodness.
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For your friend who is a perfectionist…
This fun-to-use baking tool ($30) will let your cookie obsessed pals create perfectly-shaped treats in a flash. It includes 12 fun and festive disk shapes for all holidays and occasions. Start with a batch of spritz cookies!
For your friend who is the unofficial spokesperson of avo’ toast…
He will thank you repeatedly when you give the gift of ready-to-eat avocados. Like magic, this adorable wool sock ($17) accelerates the ripening process without having to wait days to have a mash bash.
For your friend who can never decide what to make for dinner…
This set of Foodie Dice ($24) was made with the home cook in mind, so your friend can finally shake things up and get inspired to make some incredibly delicious, unique meals for family and friends.
Himalayan Sea Salt Block
For your trendy friend who’s constantly searching for the coolest kitchen gadgets….
Himalayan sea salt blocks ($35) are catching on and for good reason. Your friend can use Himalayan salt to make flavorful meals, but the larger blocks also serve as a sparkling pink serving platter.
Wine Sulfite Purifier and Aerator
For your almost-a-sommelier friend who enjoys a glass of wine…
Keep wine fresh, fragrant and flavorful with this sulfite purifier and aerator ($80). Sulfites, which are used as a preservative, can affect the taste of the wine. But using an aerator will bring that Cabernet Sauvignon back to its purest form.
Food Trivia Game
For your friend who constantly rattles off facts about any and all topics…
Gather round! This wildly entertaining food-themed trivia game ($20) will reveal your foodie fam’s knowledge about all things food-related at the next dinner party. The questions include topics from restaurants and culinary science to famous food brands and global cuisines.
Hot Sauce Making Kit
For your friend who insists on putting hot sauce on e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g…
Bring ’em the heat! Your friends can create their own spicy concoctions with this at-home DIY hot sauce kit ($40). It comes with all of the ingredients they’ll need to experience bold new flavors.