17 Best Friend Christmas Gifts That Are All About Food
We all have a friend who loves to embrace the latest culinary trends. These foodie best friend Christmas gifts are perfect for under the tree.
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If your bestie loves entertaining outdoors, a Corkcicle stemless glass tumbler ($23) makes a perfect gift. The triple-insulated tumbler keeps beverages cold for nine hours or hot for three, comes with a shatter-proof lid and holds 12 ounces of their favorite beverage. Have you seen our ultimate gift-giving guide yet?
Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Soy Candle
Let’s face it: a candle of any kind makes a great gift. So, take it to the next foodie-level with a basil-scented candle. This soy candle ($12) will burn for 35 hours and comes in a reusable, screw-top jar. Speaking of jars, here are 30 gifts in jars to give out this holiday season.
Edible Cookie Dough
The most challenging part of baking is resisting the temptation to polish off the dough. But the dough created by LA-based Edoughble ($32 for a sampler box) should be eaten raw—no baking is necessary! Flavors include Chocolate Chip Off The Ol’ Block, Cookies N’ Dream and S’More Please. Love cookie dough? Learn how to make your own edible cookie dough.
Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat Cookbook
The award-winning cookbook by Samin Nosrat ($14) is the perfect addition to a home chef’s cookbook library. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat is packed with useful cooking techniques and tools for all skill levels, and the book will be cherished by any food lover.
Say goodbye to disposable plastic bags and containers. Say hello to reusable Bee’s Wrap ($18 for 3)! The eco-friendly food wraps are made from beeswax and organic cotton. They safely cover and preserve everything from fruits and vegetables to cheese and leftovers. Don’t miss our review of Bee’s Wrap.
Salt Sampler Collection
Bring global flavors to every meal with the specialty salt Passport Collection by Hepp’s Salt Co. ($65 for 12 salts). Your friends can amp up the flavor of signature recipes with worldly salts such as Himalayan pink, ghost pepper, Thai ginger, Spanish flake and more.
Stainless Steel Knife Set
Like every builder needs a toolbox, every home chef needs four essential kitchen knives. Your friends who want to create kitchen masterpieces can sharpen their skills with a stainless steel knife set ($75).
Patisserie Truffle Flight
The first thing on everyone’s holiday wish list should be “something to indulge in.” This Patisserie Truffle Flight ($18) from Godiva will make a sweet gift for your sweet friends.
The avocado aficionado in your life will thank you repeatedly when you give the gift of ready-to-eat avocados. Like magic, this adorable wool sock ($17) accelerates the ripening process without having to wait days to have a mash bash.
This set of Foodie Dice ($24) was made with the home cook in mind, so your friend can finally shake things up and get inspired to make some incredibly delicious, unique meals for family and friends.
Himalayan Sea Salt Block
Himalayan sea salt blocks ($40) are catching on and for good reason. Your friend can use Himalayan salt to make flavorful meals, but the larger blocks also serve as a sparkling pink serving platter.
Wine Sulfite Purifier
Keep wine fresh, fragrant and flavorful with this sulfite and histamines remover ($12). Sulfites, which are used as a preservative, can affect the taste of the wine and give you a hangover. But using this wand will bring that Cabernet Sauvignon back to its purest form. Here are 17 other wine gifts that aren’t just a bottle of vino.
Food Trivia Game
Gather round! This wildly entertaining food-themed trivia game ($21) will reveal your foodie fam’s knowledge about all things food-related at the next dinner party. The questions include topics from restaurants and culinary science to famous food brands and global cuisines.
Hot Sauce Making Kit
Bring ’em the heat! Your friends can create their own spicy concoctions with this at-home DIY hot sauce kit ($42). It comes with all of the ingredients they’ll need to experience bold new flavors.