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By Victor Moruzzi | Hoilday Gifts  - Ideas, Recipes, Tips

The One & Only Hostess Gift You Need for the Holidays

<b>Georgia Olive Farms Chef's Blend, $32 for 500 milliliters</b>: Produced by a cooperative of growers in southern Georgia, this blend of arbequina, …

Recipes

10 Gifts For The Host Who Has Everything

It goes without saying that a lot goes on behind the scenes before one opens their doors to family, friends, or even first-time acquaintances. But we …

Shopping

Salt-and-Butter-Roasted Pecans

For the holidays, Vivian Howard, chef at Chef & the Farmer in Kinston, NC, makes her mom’s salt-and-butter-roasted pecans. "We share them with special customers, my kids’ teachers, and friends. Plus, I keep a few tins in the car for moments when I feel like I should have a gift for someone and I …

Recipes

22 Desserts That Belong in Mason Jars and Under a Christmas Tree

When you have more than a few people on your holiday shopping list, you need a better solution than hitting the mall hard and filling cart after cart with stocking stuffers. How about a few homemade treats, beautifully placed inside mason jars decorated with ribbons and tags?<p>These delicious Latin …

Dessert

5 Thanksgiving Hostess Gifts for Food Lovers

Your Thanksgiving host or hostess has worked hard to plan the event, prepare a multiple-course meal, and keep everyone's glasses full. It's just good …

Thanksgiving

How to Make Original Food Gifts Your Friends and Family Will Love - Chowhound

True story: Last year around the holidays I stumbled upon a recipe for homemade Irish cream at the awesome food blog Smitten Kitchen. It looked fun, …

Dessert

100 Ideas For Homemade Edible Gifts

If you're searching for a gift to present to a loved one, why not go for something homemade and delicious? Whether you're looking for a quick and easy project or a more involved afternoon affair, these creative gifts will impress all of your friends and family. Likewise, we have picks for any …

Dessert

Chris Cosentino's 5 Kitchen Essentials

Get the most out of any cut with these five recommendations from the Top Chef Masters champ.<p>At his restaurant <b>Cockscomb</b> in San Francisco, chef Chris …

Meat

How to make your own flavoured vodka, spiced rum and homemade limoncello with these easy boozy Christmas gift ideas - Mirror Online

Christmas is just around the corner and shops are filling up with Christmas gifts to buy this season.<p>But if you're panicking on what to get that …

Christmas

20 Gift Ideas for the Dude With a Home Bar

Buying for booze enthusiasts just got easier with these accessories<p>Shopping for a spirited spirit-lover this season? For the cocktail connoisseur or home bar hobbyist, there’s no shortage of knick knacks to elevate his at-home drinking experience. But, since anyone reading this is likely in a …

Alcohol

25 Travel Gift Ideas Under $25

There’s a reason $25 is such a popular gift card amount option and is often chosen as a price limit for gift exchanges. It’s just enough to be able …

Travel

The 2016 Eater Gift Guide

Holiday gifts for food obsessives<p>It's that time of the year again: holiday giving season. And Eater's holiday gift guide is here to help; this year's guide is the only thing you need for the food enthusiasts in your life. It focuses on food and the kitchen, with all products tested by Eater …

Christmas

Fantastic Gifts for Your Thanksgiving Host

These gifts will make your hosts happy they invited you.<p>There are only two rules when it comes to selecting a host gift for the person who has been …

The Best DIY Gifts to Give When You’re Basically Broke

Gifts are hard enough to pick out, let alone pay for. So we propose you leave the socks on the shelf, toss the cafe gift cards aside, and make …

Spicy Pickles and Ramp Fusilli to Bring to Your Labor Day Host

Labor Day weekend, your last chance to make sure you’re invited back next summer, is here. Below, the Brooklyn-based taffy, cult hamburger buns, and …

Labor Day

What To Get The Dad Who Eats Everything This Father's Day

Father's Day always plays second fiddle to Mother's Day. Not only does it come first in the calendar, Mother's Day was celebrated first by at least a …

13 Gifts to Buy this Mother's Day

Trade in chocolate and flowers for tinned seafood and a marble cheeseboard<p>Chocolate is nice. A new set of glasses is thoughtful. Flowers are fine. …

Mother's Day

A Mother’s Day Gift Guide For Food- and Wine-Loving Mommas

Gifts for mom aren’t like other gifts. For the woman who brought you into this world, this present needs to be thoughtful, refined and personal. …

Mother's Day

Extracts 101: Vanilla, Mint, Lemon, Almond

This fall was a busy one for me. I started grad school and by the end of September, I was buried under a mountain of research, homework, and paper …

Homemade for the Holidays: Beef Jerky

I know exactly what I’ll be doing this weekend, and it won’t involve a trip to the mall. Let other people—<i>millions</i> of other people—desperately …

Meat

5 Easy and Elegant Holiday Food Gifts

Holiday gifting can be a scramble or just plain over-the-top expensive. Instead of running around during your after-work hours or scouring the …

Christmas

2016 Southern Living Gift Guide

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The Epi Holiday Gift Guide | Epicurious.com

Gift Ideas for the Home Cook<p>Looking for something special? Try gifting a small-batch specialty good or a useful kitchen tool.<p>Gift Ideas for Book …

Christmas

16 seriously impressive gifts that give back this holiday season

Holiday shopping season coincides with the charitable giving season — and you can tackle both at the same time by purchasing gifts that give back …

Philanthropy

11 Hostess Gift Ideas to Bring the NYE Party Planner

Now that you figured out which sequined party dress you’ll be rocking at the NYE party, you’re probably in need of a thoughtful hostess gift idea. You definitely don’t want to show up to the party empty handed and should be thinking outside the usual bottle of bubbly. So whether you’re searching …

Holidays

Eater’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

31 Gifts Under $50 to Stuff Your Stocking and Fill Your Pantry

<i>Forget naughty or nice—as far as we’re concerned, everyone deserves a ceramic French butter keeper this year. Find more gifts that stand the test of time—and those that don’t (chocolate covered malt balls, anyone?)—for every budget and carry-on size, in our guide to the gifts we’ve been coveting</i> …

Shopping

The ChefSteps 2015 Gift Guide

Got people on your list who love to cook? Perfect. Here are some things your fellow food lovers will freak out over—tools, books, and a couple …

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