Food is a touchy thing to give, with a reputation for making wonderful gifts-and terrible ones. People tend to err on the side of caution and hold the latter opinion these days, which is a shame, because food gifts can be something that is easy to get, easy to give, and very, very, easy to enjoy.
Chocolate Lover Hot Chocolate Gift Set
You’ll be on to a winner every time you give chocolate as a gift, but this set of drinking chocolates raises the game with flavors like Lavender Mint, and Red Chilli Mexican.
Tea Drop Sampler
Tea lovers will love the tea which comes pressed into these adorable drops in a variety of shapes and flavors – including rose earl grey – and presented in a reusable wooden box.
Give the gift of eye candy (as well as edible candy) with a set of visually stunning lollipops which represent six planets with a distinct and different flavor for each.
The Royal Treatment
You can add a bottle of red or white wine (or both) to this decadent food lover’s gift basket which also includes luxurious chocolates, Chile peanuts, delicious crostini and other edible treats.
Pad Thai Complete Dinner Kit
The only thing they’ll need to add to this kit is protein, as it contains all the hard-to-find ingredients that are needed to make a delicious vegetarian Pad Thai meal for 4.
Pink Chai Tea
Align her mind, body, and spirit with a cup of refreshing Ayurvedic pink chai – a special blend which is made with organic and fragrant ingredients, like cardamom, cinnamon, and beautiful deep red beetroot.
Exotic Meats Crate
It’ll be a case of man vs. food when he’s confronted with this wooden crate, as it comes absolutely crammed with exotic meat jerkies such as alligator, elk, and wild boar.
If you’re looking for food gifts with a difference, these lollipops all come in luxurious flavors – champagne and roses, anyone? – on sticks which contain actual seeds for growing herbs
Coffee & Chocolates Gift Basket Classic
Coffee and chocolate make a delicious combo, and with this impressive gift basket they will have enough of both to keep them going long after the celebrations have finished.
Premium Spa Wine Gift Crate
You see it in the movies – a beautiful woman relaxing in the tub with a glass of chilled wine – so treat your leading lady to the star treatment with a Premium Spa Wine Crate.
Popcorn on the Cob
These bags of popcorn are so much fun that they’ll never make it the traditional way again; the kernels stay firmly attached to the cob until the moment they pop right off.
Make Your Own Hot Sauce Kit
Food always tastes better when we’ve made it ourselves. This kit allows a sauce lover to create and make 6 bottles of spicy dressings, and includes the spices, vinegars, and sugars needed.
Personalized Whiskey Crate
If he’s partial to a whiskey, this personalized whiskey crate will give him a pair of etched rocks glasses, ice sphere molds, slate coasters, a journal, and an assortment of savory snacks.
Veggie Lover's Cooking Kit
Give some veg a bit of va-va-voom with deliciously blended spices and other ingredients, which turn healthy foods into heavenly dishes by following the suggested recipes in the included guide.
Global Hot Sauce Gift Box
Have you got a pepper-loving person on your shopping list this year? If so, this set of 5 hot sauces will take them on a global tour of taste heaven.
Green Herbal Tea Kit
Tea lovers will be able to experiment with different blends and mixtures when they have this set of 9 herbs, including jasmine, blue mallow, and hibiscus, and 3 green teas.
Peanut Butter Sampler
Once they taste these peanut butter samplers they’ll never go back! Made from honey roast peanuts, these small batch butters come in 6 delicious flavors with names like Dream Big and Go Lucky.
Honey Spread Gift Set
Honey makes a sweet gift, but it’s even sweeter when it’s flavored with fresh natural ingredients like the cinnamon, sea salt, maple syrup, and espresso found in this set of 4 delicious spreads.
Birthday Cake in a Mug
Cakes make lovely food gifts but they never last long. Give them something to remember you by with this birthday cake in a mug set, which comes complete with sprinkles and a candle.
Sweet and savory, salty and sugary, it’s all there inside this luxurious gift basket, with rich pomegranate cream truffles, sea salt crostini, cherry sours and more just waiting to be discovered.
Italian Gift Basket – Wine Duo
You’ll be giving a slice of the Dolce Vita to someone special with this hamper which contains all the ingredients to make a simple but delicious Italian meal, including both Chianti and Pinot Grigio.
Beer Mustard Trio
This trio of beer infused mustards will be a game changer in the world of condiments, as each one contains not only a different beer, but also a range of delicious spices and herbs, too.
Italian Cheesemaking Kit
All they’ll need to add to this kit is milk, and in a matter of hours they will have 10 batches of delicious Italian cheeses, including creamy mascarpone and whole milk ricotta.
Bubble Tea Kit
This kind of bubbly can be drunk any time of the day! With 2 flavors included, this delicious Taiwanese tea kit also contains 2 flavors, stainless steel straws, and chewy tapioca pearls.
Gourmet Chocolate Covered Pretzels
Crunchy, sweet, and a little bit savory, these chocolate-dipped pretzel sticks are covered with 8 different toppings and flavors, from celebratory birthday cake to that all-American delicacy…PB & J.
Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Making Kit
Help someone add a truly personal touch to their next dinner party with a wine making kit, which provides everything needed to make 5 full bottles of rich and delicious Cabernet Sauvignon.
Gourmet Peanut and Nut Butter Cups
PB & chocolate cups have been given a grown-up makeover, as each one of these 16 different pieces comes with exotic names and flavors such as Matcha Cashew and Pink Chocolate Cherry Chai.
Popcorn Seasoning Set
Make popcorn precious with a set of 4 seasonings in either sweet flavors, such as cinnamon & spiced sugar, or maybe they’ll prefer savory, which includes smokey bbq, and buttery garlic.
Slow Cooker Spice Blends
Add some sass to the slow cooker with a set of spice blends from far flung places such as India or the Mediterranean, which also come with recipes and handy shopping lists, too.
Artisanal Bamboo Salt Chest
The humble salt has come a long way as this artisan set shows. With 24 flavors from around the world, from Hawaii to the Himalayas, this bamboo chest will change the way they sprinkle forever.
DIY Mochi Ice Cream Kit
If they love to create, this ice-cream mochi kit will make a great food gift as it contains all they’ll need (apart from ice-cream) to make up to 32 deliciously chewy Japanese desserts.
Old Fashioned Whiskey Infusion Kit
Just add bourbon or rye to this kit and he’ll be able to make a whole bottle’s worth of Old Fashioned cocktails with the utensils and delicious ingredients supplied.
Merlot Infused Coffee
Drinking wine for breakfast might not be socially acceptable, but these coffee beans have been aged in oak wine barrels which infuse the beans with the flavors and notes of rich and fruity merlot.
Beer Margarita Crate
A beer margarita might sound like an odd concoction, but they’ll be able to mix it at home with this kit which even includes upside-down beer holders so their drink never runs dry.
Coffee Maple Syrup
Handmade in Brooklyn, this delicious blend of maple syrup and coffee will add a tempting twist to all kinds of foods, bringing ice cream to life and making waffles waffly good.
Premium Jerky Ammo Crate
Bring on the meat sweats with a Premium Jerky Ammo Can. Packed with a selection of meaty treats, this reusable box will look great in his man cave once the feasting has finished.
Flavored Simple Syrup Set
Mixologists will be drunk with gratitude when they get this set of small batch syrups in delicious flavor combinations such as cucumber habanero and grapefruit basil to add to their alcohol armory.
Minute Mimosa Sugar Cube Trio
Whether they prefer a blast of berries or a citrus twist, these sugar cubes make delightful gifts for people who believe that champagne is even better with a bellini or mimosa makeover.
Beer Enthusiast Crate
By their very nature, beer lovers love all things beer, and this crate will fill their lives with bevvy-related items such as socks, books, and even a 16oz beer cocktail glass.
Fruit, nuts, sea salt, and cheddar are all present in this astounding gift basket, in the form of chocolate bars, popcorn, and cookies, all wrapped up with a personalized ribbon.
Moscow Mule Crate
Give someone the means to mix up a Moscow Mule with this Man Crate, which includes 2 copper mugs, ginger beer, an ice tray, shaker, and an all-important jigger.
Fresh Fruit and Godiva Gift Basket
This stylish basket will let someone enjoy all the decadent chocolates and confectionary packed inside without a hint of guilt, as they are accompanied by hand-picked, delicious, juicy fresh fruit.
Make Your Own Chocolate Truffles Kit
Chocolate truffles are the ultimate indulgence – they’re rich, smooth, and chocolatey. This kit will enable them to add a personal touch to theirs by making them at home using the delicious ingredients inside.
Bacon’s the answer to everything, and with this kit, curing can be done at home, releasing the delicious scents and flavors produced by the secret recipe rub and smoking bag included.
Flavors of America Nut Sampler
Take a journey across the Southern States with a nut sampler which contains peanuts and almonds flavored with the sweet, spicy, and savory tastes of Memphis, Kansas, Carolina, and Texas.
Himalayan Salt BBQ Plank
This Himalayan salt slab can be chilled for serving sushi, or placed on a grill for an alternative cooking surface which infuses the food with just the right amount of salt.
Gourmet Oil Dipping Spice Kit
Dipping oils are delightful when used with crusty bread, but this spice kit will make them even better by turning them into a taste bud road trip all around the world.
New England Breakfast Gift Basket Classic
The most important AND most delicious meal of the day, breakfast will be a real treat with this crate which is crammed with New England goodies like scone mix, maple syrup, and breakfast blend coffee.
Decadent Chocolate Fondue
Do away with messy fondues and give a chocoholic one of these stoneware pots, which contain heavenly chocolate that can be melted in a microwave and will stay molten for a full 60 minutes.
The 5th Avenue Gift Basket
Just like its namesake area of Manhattan, this gift basket is elegant and high end, and is filled with sweet and savory tidbits to enjoy with the Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel included.
Cocktail Infused Ice Cubes
Nobody appreciates their drinks diluted by melted ice unless, of course, the cubes are made with fruity ingredients which will infuse their tipples with deliciously complementing flavors like negroni, and cucumber watermelon.
Superfood Smoothie Bombs
Turn their smoothies into absolute powerhouses of goodness with a smoothie bomb, which comes in 4 different varieties using organic superfoods such as goji berries, cacao, and organic psyllium husk.
Boston Coffee Cake
There are some recipes, no matter how classic they are, that some people/companies just have down to a delicious pat. This Coffee Cake is one of those cases.
Custom Energy Bars From Youbar
Don’t act like you knew you could customize your own bar, because you didn’t until now, and neither will the recipient of your miraculously spot-on snack.
Goode Company Pecan Pie
When a pecan pie comes in a wooden box that says “Made in Texas” you eat it. No questions asked.
Linda’s Gourmet Latkes
Did the idea of Latkes for a present ever occur to you? If it did, bravo, if not, seek out Linda?s. You might just end up quite pleased you kept an open mind.
Pop! Gourmet Popcorn
Decadent or light, fancy or simple, POP! makes some downright entertaining and tasty popcorn flavors out there. They also have a surprisingly impressive visual appeal too.
Greenberg Smoked Turkeys
If you want an amazing tasting turkey for your holiday celebrations, and instructions on what to do with it when it comes home, go Greenberg.
Hancock Gourmet Lobster Mac & Cheese
Yes, there are 2 gifts on this list pertaining to Lobster Mac & Cheese. This one happens to have been on a Throwdown! with Bobby Flay-a testament to its taste, fresh or frozen.
John & Kira’s Fig Tower
Have a good chuckle over the name, and then check the fig tower out. A perfect gift for someone who likes desserts that stray from the classics.
Olive & Cocoa Aussie Licorice Crate
Australians are known for many things, one of which is licorice. Random, but many things down under are random. All randomness aside, Licorice fans will rejoice in the fresh flavors bursting this crate.
Focusing on the pickle aspect of pickling, McClures pickles are tasty enough, and classy enough, to maybe, just maybe, make it ok to bring pickles instead of wine to the party.
Lobster Mac & Cheese
Yes dear, I did cook this. Do really think I could get this by mail? Of course not, don’t be silly. Impressive a dish as this is, its almost more impressive that it can be shipped.
Mr. Beer Home Brewing Kit
Home brewing is wonderfully satisfying and enjoyable-not to mention you get to reap the benefits!
Root Beer Brewing Kit
Brewing your own beer doesn’t have to be just for adults-brewing Root Beer can be enjoyed by people of all ages.
Di Bruno Abbondanza Gift Box
Fans of Mediterranean food, rejoice in this abundance of tasty eats that can be shipped straight to you. And let’s be honest-it’s a better alternative than buying a ticket to Greece.
Adagio Teas Tea Of The Month Club
A spot of tea is a welcome thing on anyone’s doorstep. For 1 year this ?club? will send a new tea to the recipient to enjoy at the beginning of every month. A tea lover?s dream!
Adagio Teas Holiday Tea Chest
The holidays simply beg for tea, with chilly temperatures urging people to cozy up inside and stay warm. A chest full of teas would be a wonderful well-timed gift to give to someone else-or yourself.
Peets Coffee Holiday Grand Sampler
Coffee is everywhere, and you don’t want to hand over a bag of every day beans as a gift. So go ahead, and give a unique sampling of different kinds of Coffee to the folks who love the drink, need a boost, or both. So pretty much everyone these days.
If you simply cannot get on the mail-ordered seafood bandwagon, trust in that it doesn’t get much fresher than live lobsters being shipped to your door…alive…if that wasn’t clear.
Ghirardelli Gift Tin
Classic (and not-so-classic) chocolate squares are all packed up snug and tight in this holiday gift tin, just waiting to surrender up their delicious taste to whoever gets them.
See’s Candies Nuts And Chews Mix
The box may come with a guide, but the curiosity of biting into a tasty chocolate and not knowing what you?re going to get is half the fun.
Hale Groves Naval Oranges
The holidays signal a time when many places begin to get colder, and colder, and colder. There is one place though, that winter can’t touch. A place where fresh oranges are available to you as if you lived amongst groves of oranges, not piles of snow and ice.
Micromac Intense Gourmet
Small things are not to be underestimated. These micro macaroons pack big flavor into lovely, tiny, packages.
Graduation day looms, and you dont want a sheet cake with the graduates faces printed on it. What to do? Personalize M&Ms, of course. Nothing makes people feel better than receiving special acknowledgment on one of the worlds favorite candies. Great for birthdays, weddings, or just to make any day special as well.
Wolferman’s English Muffins
Even fans of this popular breakfast food may be surprised with all the things one can do (or give) with an English Muffin.
Harry & David Royal Riviera Pears
Don?t scoff at the idea of handing over pears as a gift. When they’re tasty and beautifully presented, they can be downright desirable. Go pears!
Zingerman’s Weekender Gift Box
“Weekender” doesn’t pertain just to the weekend, as you may have guessed. This popular gift box is filled with goodies that are great for anytime of the day, week, or year.
Igourmet A World Of Jam
Jam here, jam there, jam, jam, everywhere! For centuries, people have been giving and enjoying tasty jam all over the world-let’s keep up the tradition.
There has been more than one instance in the world of food where plain and simple has proven better than fancy and complex. There is a time and a place for both, but when it comes to cheesecake, Eli’s is keeping simple and tasty.
Dark Mint Chocolate Hearts
In terms of gifts to display affection, it doesn’t get much more classic than a chocolate heart. Try spicing things up a little by adding a minty twist to them.
Christmas Gift Basket Classic
Overflowing with goodies, this basket doesn’t try and distinguish itself from typical holiday flavors. All the tastes and snacks we enjoy with Christmas get crammed into one luscious package here.
Around The World Beer Bucket
Unite and delight beer lovers from all corners of the globe with a bucket that celebrates the bounty and variety of beer across the world.
Chocolate Lover’s Gift Tower
Chocolate is hard enough to resist as it is, but pile it into a tower and call it a gift? Any hope of resistance is futile.
Bellocq Chai Gift Set
Serve to a crowd, give as a gift, or enjoy it yourself. Any way you choose to use it, Chai tea will bring a little extra warmth and flavor into your life.
Callies Charleston Biscuits
Callies offers up something that few food companies have these days-a small team of bakers, no machinery involved in the process of making biscuits, and everything is totally and lovingly handmade.
Fran’s Chocolates Coconut Gold Bars
It?s a gold bar. It equates to richness. Rich chocolate coating, coconut filling and crunchy almonds make these candy bars a “gold” rush we can all get on board with.
Wicked Whoopie Pies
Look at one-just one-of these pies and try to resist it. If somebody likes sweets, they will love these. The pies speak for themselves.
Zabar’s Bagels & Nova Brunch Box
New York is known for their bagels, but most of us can’t just waltz into the city, buy a bagel, and waltz back out again. The solution to this problem? The Brunch Box.
Zabar’s Babka & Rugelach Crate
Just like New York, if not more so, popping over to Russia to grab a Babka just isn’t always possible. Once again, Zabar’s swoops in and saves the day with a tasty food filled crate.
Tabanero Hot Sauce
You don?t need to crave high Scoville units to enjoy hot sauce. Tabanero brings heat and a hint of sweetness into your culinary world-without roasting your eyebrows off when you so much as open the bottle.
Pacific Coast Classic Dried Fruit Tray
The Pacific coast is lucky to have such delicious-not to mention healthy-snacks at their fingertips. The dried fruits, almonds, and pistachios that make up this tray aim to bring us a bit of that tastiness.
Zingerman’s Bacon Of The Month Club
A new kind of bacon. Sent to your doorstep. Every month. Is there anything else to be said, other than whenever this shows up at your bosses? house, hello promotion!
Gourmet cupcakes are a feast for both the eyes and the body. Their looks enhance the flavors before they even hit your tongue, while the sweet (sometimes savory) taste itself is sure to be loved.
Lou Malnati’s Chicago Pizza
If you have had pizza in Chicago, you will never forget it. This is a double edged sword because than you will be forever tormented for the rest of your life with the memory of its flavor. Tormented, that is, until you discover a new means of acquiring it.
Bear Creek Gift Box
A box filled with glorious, juicy, pears and good crunchy snacks is a welcome present at any time, but this one is particularly well suited to the holidays!
Artisan Cheese Hamper
Delightful, tasty, handcrafted cheeses get tucked up alongside gourmet foods for pairing in this holiday hamper.