16 Gifts That Will Make the Foodie in Your Life Salivate

Liz Alterman | Dec 2, 2016 Food & Party
16 Gifts That Will Make the Foodie in Your Life Salivate

Veegan Family Pack Buying a special gift for the foodie on your holiday gift list can be challenging yet appetizing. As you peruse all the fun and fresh finds, you may feel your stomach growl and a strong desire to put some of these on your own wish list. 

Whether your favorite gourmand loves gadgets or prefers ready-to-eat treats, we've found 16 tempting options that will make your recipient's mouth water.


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  • Coffee Roaster

    Image via Zen Roast

    Got a serious coffee connoisseur on your shopping list? If that java junkie is obsessed with freshness, roasting at home is the way to go -- especially with this cool tool. 

    Coffee roaster, $55; at Zen Roast

  • Golden Gift Basket

    Image via Nuts

    There's something for everyone inside this Golden Gift Basket. Enjoy: Blueberries, NY Espresso Mix, Pecan Cinnamon Buns, Cashews, Chocolate Strawberries, Almonds, Pistachios, Macadamia Nuts, Dark Chocolate Almonds, Chocolate Butter Crunch, Gourmet Chocolate, Figs, Raspberries and Dried Apples. Who could ask for more? 

    Golden Gift Basket, $99.99; at Nuts

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  • Ninja Personal Blender

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    Take the guesswork out of drink making with this personal blender that will help you whip up the perfect morning smoothie in no time.

    Ninja Personal Blender, $89.99; Amazon

  • Basket of Jams

    Image via Side Hill Farm Jam

    Sweeten up your holiday breakfast or baking with these flavorful jams. Choose three of your favorite Sidehill Farm Homemade Jams and your choice of Sidehill Farm Drizzle. Just looking at these makes you hungry, doesn't it? Croissant please!

    Jams, $27.95; at Side Hill Farm Jam

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  • Vegan Family Pack

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    If there's a vegan on your list, she's sure to love these plant-based versions of holiday favorites. They arrive frozen, so you can just heat and eat -- taking the stress of dinnertime off the shoulders of a busy holiday hostess. The package includes: herb-crusted turk’y cutlet, porcini mushroom sauce, cran-apple stuffed holiday loaf, herbed gravy, cornbread stuffing, cranberry relish, green beans with toasted almonds, candied yams, and pecan pie. Yum!

    Family-style Holiday Pack, $169; Veestro

  • DeLonghi All-Day Grill, Griddle and Waffle Maker

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    Prepare savory sliders all winter long without ever stepping outdoors. Sounds like heaven, right? This large grill also serves as a griddle and waffle maker. Want one for yourself, don't you? We do too!

    DeLonghi All-Day Grill, Griddle and Waffle Maker, $284.37, at Amazon

  • Godiva's 32-Piece Variety Assortment


    Is there anyone who can resist a good truffle around the holidays? Complete with the finest quality of white, milk, and dark chocolates, this will be one of the toughest gifts to give away! 

    32-Piece Chocolate Assortment; $58 at Godiva

  • Cheesemonger's Choice

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    Can you ever go wrong with the gift of cheese? Pair it with a bottle of wine and watch your foodie's mouth water! This small set includes: 3 1/3lb chunks of cheese, Box of 34 degree Crackers, Jar of Cured’s House Fig Preserves. Add a side of salami for an additional $15. Packages are customizable so if your recipient doesn't fancy goat cheese, they'll subsitute another delicious option.

    Cheesemonger's Choice, $42-$57; at Cured Boulder

  • Hot Toddy Caramel Popcorn

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    Consider this a boozy twist on your traditional popcorn present.  Bourbon, lemon zest, cinnamon, and more flavors come together for a true treat for your senses. Savor this while watching a holiday classic.

    Hot Toddy Caramel Popcorn, $9.25; at Mouth

  • Balsamic Vinegar

    Image via Salumeria Italiana

    This thick, dark, and rich balsamic, aged for 12 years, will delight the gourmand in your life. 

    Rubio Aceto Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, $31; at Salumeria Italiana

  • Spicy Southern Vegetarian Bloody Mary Mix

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    This Spicy Southern Vegetarian Bloody Mary Mix is the perfect addition to any Sunday brunch. Molasses and creole mustard set this mix apart from the packs. 

    Walkers' Southern Bloody Mary Mix, $13; at Uncommon Goods


  • Coffee Cold Brew Gift Set

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    This mason jar and hand-sewn cloth filter will allow the coffee lover on your list to create the ultimate cold crew at home.

    Coffee Cold Brew Gift Set, $36; at Uncommon Goods 

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  • Morning Buns

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    Your recipients will think they've awakened in Paris once they get a taste of these buns made with croissant dough and a brown-sugar filling infused with cinnamon and orange zest. Yum. Now just hope you're invited to breakfast.

    Morning Buns, $44.95; at Williams-Sonoma

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  • Foodie Dice

    Image via Uncommon Goods

    Take your meals to unexpected heights with these foodie dice which feature protein options, cooking methods, grain/carb selections, herb choices, and bonus ingredients. Simply roll and get ready to be challenged. With over 186,000 possible combinations, your foodie can never complain about eating the "same old, same old" ever again.

    Foodie Dice, $24, at Uncommon Goods

  • Six Vial Salt Sampler

    Image via Jacobsen Salt Co.

    'Tis the season for a little extra seasoning. This sampler includes: Pure Flake Salt, Lemon Zest Salt, Vanilla Bean Salt, Stumptown Coffee Salt, Ghost Chili Salt, and Smoked Cherrywood Salt as well as notes on how best to pair these. 

    Six Vial Salt Sampler, $30; at Jacobsen Salt Co.

  • Better Baking


    If the foodie on your list consume cookbooks like novels, this is the perfect gift, especially if they're into healthy eating but not sacrificing flavor. This book by Genevieve Ko provides updates on classic beloved baked goods by using whole grains, nuts, flours, fruits, vegetables, and fats.

    Better Baking: Wholesome Ingredients, Delicious Desserts, $20, at Amazon

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