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Food gifts I've gotten [moved from South board]


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Food gifts I've gotten [moved from South board]

artlee | | Dec 23, 2007 06:13 AM

Every year I get a fair amount of food gifts from various online/retail outlets. Thought it might be interesting to list them with a comment good or bad. The good ones for me have lead to regular ordering thoughout the year. Anyone care to add any for me to try?

Wine Country -- nice baskets filled with very good things. Not something I'd use except for gift giving though.

Fairytale brownies -- goodness, these are rich, decadent, chocolate delights. If you have a chocolate craving and these don't satisfy it -- well you're in trouble.

Hickory Farms -- Good sausages. Like the cheese if it is not processed.

Swiss Colony -- inexpensive version of HF. Not very good

Omaha Steaks -- I really don't like these and I get a lot of them. I think a good supermarket has better quality. Maybe it's me because they sure are popular.

Rube -- great steaks. This was the first year on these and they are very good. I bookmarked this one for future ordering.

Kansas City Steaks -- much better than Omaha, but I think I like Rube better.

Wolfermans -- very good English Muffins. So thick and lots of good flavors

Loveless Cafe -- I'm not country ham person, but if you are, and like really sweet jams, then this might work for you.

Harry and David -- I think this place is a bit overrated. Good fruit, but is it worth the price?

Cheryls -- yes, she can make cookies for me anytime she wants!!

Trader Joe's -- chocolate pepermint bark. Comes in a tin. I got a bunch of these to give as gifts and made the mistake of trying one of them. Had to go back and get more.

Squirrel Brand Nuts -- love their cashews and trail mix. However, Oprah's must have truffle dusted almonds I thought were gross. Took them to work and put them on my desk. People couldn't resist trying them but NOBODY liked them -- even a little. Made for some high comedy though.

Enstrom's Peppermint Cookie Bark -- very good, similar to TJ's above.

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