9 Pickle Gifts for People Who Are Kind of a Big Dill
Looking for a present for that pickle lover in your life? We've rounded up a peck of perfect pickle gifts, ranging from serious to whimsical.
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For a pickle gift that keeps on giving, invest in a pickle subscription (from $48/month). Every month, a delicious batch of pickles arrives. The type of pickles is a surprise; you can expect classics like bread and butter pickles, as well as offbeat choices, like pickled tomatoes.
You can find pickling spice in stores, but homemade pickle spice is fresher and more flavorful. Plus, you can customize the recipe, using extra spice or herbs depending on your pickle preferences.
For the most die-hard pickle fanatic, this soothing lip balm ($4) skips the traditional vanilla flavor in favor of something more delicious: dill pickles. Even if the gift is given in the spirit of a gag, the recipient may be surprised to enjoy the novelty flavor. That’s how we felt about pickle-flavored ice cream.
Why should a pickle yodel? No one knows, but the yodeling pickle ($20) wins high marks for its amusing, mimic-worthy yodel. The realistic plastic pickle yodels at the touch of a button.
You can buy all kinds of pickle-flavored foods and beverages. This spicy, savory, tangy Picklexir juice ($9) is tempting in a mixed drink, but you can also use it to brine meat or drink it plain. Some athletes claim that the juice contains beneficial electrolytes and can soothe ailments like muscle cramps.