Last minute gift ideas for foodies
The holidays are fast approaching. And that means the
eternal question is looming: what do we get for our nearest and
dearest? If you've got a foodie on your list, read on! We've got
tons of great gift ideas for everyone who loves to cook and loves
to eat-even if you're squeezing in some last minute shopping.
Christmas is the perfect time to get that kitchen gadget you
know they've been wanting, but they keep saying maybe next time.
Wouldn't your sister love a compact coffee maker or a rotating
waffle iron to brighten up her mornings? In the same vein, a
digital food scale would be great for a dad with dreams of bake-off
stardom. A pair of beautiful serving platters, an artisanal wooden
pepper grinder, a cruet set, a spiralizer or a pretty tajine are
all great choices for a budding chef.
Cookbooks never go out of style
Food lovers are always happy to get a new cookbook! There's a
vast range of options-just hit the bookstores and start browsing,
and you'll be sure to find the perfect choice for your best friend,
whether she's a vegetarian, a mom cooking for little picky eaters
or a slow cooker addict. There are cookbooks for all tastes and for
every type of meal, from everyday quick dinners to regional
cuisines from around the world to decadent weekend extravaganzas.
Play your cards right and you might just get invited over to taste
the results sometime!
If you're not afraid to put in a bit of work, your loved ones will
be sure to adore anything you make just for them. Maple nuts,
little jars of homemade caramel, packages of kettle corn, chocolate
"salami," biscotti, maple fudge, granola, seasoned salt... Think
about what your family members like, and let your imagination run
free! Want to give Grandma a delicious holiday surprise? She'll
love this date
jam , especially in a cute Mason jar with a bow on it. If you've
got some more time to spare, a delicious homemade Italian
panettone is a guaranteed holiday hit.
Markets and fine groceries are overflowing with great gifts
for foodies! High end olive oils and balsamic vinegars, savoury
olives, and more-just roam the aisles at your nearest Adonis and
you'll find a treasure trove of exclusive fine products, local and
imported. It'll be a snap to put together the perfect assortment
for your brother in law or cousin, no matter their tastes. Or you
could grab a gift card (perfect for tucking into Christmas