12 Gifts For The Food Lovers In Your Life

December 4, 2015

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We’ve got ideas for all those dapper foodies in your family! Photo: @kerrinlaz / Instagram

Whether you’re willing to break out the big bucks, or looking for something a little more budget-friendly, there’s a food-focused gift for everyone in your life. Trust us, Dad doesn’t want another bacon-printed tie.

FOR MOM

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Because you know her all too well. Photo: @green_house_tips / Instagram

Budget-Friendly

: 5pc Holiday Truffles Gingerbread, $15.95

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Photo credit: www.compartes.com

Compartes boasts some of the most innovative flavors and aesthetically pleasing packaging the chocolate market has to offer. Printed with tiny gingerbread men, these festive gingerbread-infused chocolate ganache truffles are almost too cute to eat. Almost.

Lavish

: Hedley & Bennett Georgia Apron, $110

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Photo credit: www.hedleyandbennett.com

Worn by some of the best chefs in the country, Hedley & Bennett’s aprons are durable enough to withstand even the biggest holiday dinner party, yet stylish enough to maintain Mom’s title as best dress – even in the kitchen.

FOR DAD

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Even the weirdest dads like to kick back with some good eats. Photo: @kuriemily / Instagram

Budget-Friendly

: Teroforma Whisky Stones, $16

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Photo credit: www.teroforma.com

Watered-down whiskey, begone! These soapstone cubes will keep Dad’s old fashioned perfectly chilled through dessert.

Lavish

: Olympia Provisions Salami Of The Month Club; $145

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Photo credit: www.olympiaprovisions.com

Olympia Provisions uses old world techniques along with antibiotic-free pork the Pacific Northwest for their wildly popular charcuterie. From a Spanish-style chorizo rioja to a Greek-inspired loukanika, their Salami of the Month club will expand Dad’s carnivorous palate.

FOR YOUR BRO

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He’s kind of a trip, but you love him anyway, so you feed him with pizza and beer. Photo: @eduardomayo1 / Instagram

Budget-Friendly

: W&P Design Carry On Cocktail Kit, $24

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Photo credit: www.wandpdesign.com

The holidays can be exhausting, but thanks to this pocket-sized cocktail kit, you’ll help your bro take the edge off. Whether he’s partial to gin and tonics, an old fashioned, or a Moscow mule, there’s a kit to satisfy each craving.

Lavish

: Bambeco "16 Soapstone Pizza Stone, $45

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Photo credit: www.bambeco.com

Pizza and beer night has a whole new meaning when you’re spinning pies yourself. To go the extra mile, gift wrap a basket with his favorite toppings and a six pack from a local craft brewery.

FOR SIS

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She’s your girl! And your girl’s gotta eat! Photo: @melissabolona / Instagram

Budget-Friendly

: Toast, The Cookbook, $24.95

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Photo credit: www.phaidon.com

From savory three-cheese spinach-artichoke toast to the best cinnamon toast ever, Raquel Pelzel’s Toast is sure to inspire, no matter what her culinary capabilities are.

Lavish:

Mary Mary Handmade Whisk Necklace, $66-325

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Photo credit: www.food52.com

She may not make it on The Great British Baking Show, but your sis can still show off her allegiance to all things sweet with this petite whisk necklace.

FOR THE BFF

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Friends don’t let friends go hungry. Photo: @my_vidaloca / Instagram

Budget-Friendly

: Urban Cheesecraft, $12-$50

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Burrata & Mascarpone DIY Cheese Kit - 8 Batches, $25; Photo credit: www.urbancheesecraft.com

Burrata, goat cheese, and mascarpone, oh my! No matter what cheese makes your bestie swoon, they’ll have a field day making it themselves. If you’re lucky, you may even reap the rewards.

Lavish

: Short Stack Cookbooks Volume 13-18, $75

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Photo credit: www.shortstackeditions.com

Your BFF already has the latest cookbook line up from Phaidon. These single ingredient-centric paperback cookbooks are not only wildly aesthetically pleasing, but were written by some of the best food writers and recipe testers in the biz.

FOR THAT SPECIAL SOMEONE

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A couple that bakes together stays together. Photo: Pixabay

Budget-Friendly

: Momofuku Milk Bar Cookie Mix - Cornflake Chocolate Chip, $16

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Transport your bae to Momofuku’s Milk Bar with their signature cornflake-marshmallow-chocolate-chip cookie dough mix. Just add butter and an egg for a dozen of the best (nearly) homemade cookies around

Lavish

: Imperia Pasta Machine, $79.95

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This old-fashioned style pasta maker is made in Italy, and comes with rollers to make pasta sheets or linguine. Take it from Dev from Master of None - nothing says, “I love you,” quite like a fresh bowl of cacio e pepe.

FOR SECRET SANTA

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Make that secret santa go ‘nom nom nom’! Photo: @eatinmess / Instagram

Budget-Friendly

: Dave’s Vanilla All Natural Cold Brewed Coffee Syrup. $10.99

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Photo credit: www.davescoffeestore.com

Cold brewed coffee syrup is so much more than a morning pick-me-up. Made with Madagascar vanilla, this sweet syrup gussies up everything from ice cream sundaes to cold-weather cocktails.

Lavish

: Jacobsen Salt Co. Six Vial Gift Set, $29.95

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Photo credit: www.jacobsensalt.com

Move over, Maldon! There’s a new finishing salt in town. Infused flavors, like Stumptown Coffee and Smoked Cherrywood, make this salt set a keeper.