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Gift Ideas

Need the perfect gift for a food lover? Ask like-minded Chowhounds for suggestions and share the best gifts you've gotten.

Stocking Stuffers for the Food-Obsessed

Sometimes a stocking stuffer is so on point, you like it better than any of the larger presents under the tree. Give that kind of gift. The present for the gourmand in your life doesn't have to be expensive...
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Holiday Treats 2019

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by sallyt 10 days ago

Hi everyone, let's talk about making candy, cookies, treats, etc. for yourself, family, friends and neighbors, whatever your cause for celebrating may be! ANY kind of edible treat is fair g...

Holiday Treats 2018

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 1 year ago

It’s not too soon to start thinking about what homemade goodies we’ll be giving to family, friends, neighbors, colleagues, and hosts this holiday season, whether you’re celebrating Hanukkah, Christ...

Using food coloring to enhance colors when pickling

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by ggeorgio 4 months ago

It's peak watermelon season here in sunny South Texas. Truck farmers, roadside stands, farmers markets are brimming with this iconic summertime treat. My family LOVES WATERMELON! Fat ones, skinny o...

SPICED NUTS – Home Cooking Dish of the Month, December 2017

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by masha 2 years ago

Welcome to our Reporting Thread for our December Dish of the Month (“DOTM”). For those new to our DOTM series, the purpose of this thread is to encourage hounds to prepare the selected dish throug...

Mom's birthday coming up what should I get her?

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by gigibossgirl 10 months ago

my moms birthday is on the cinco de mayo (the 5th of may ) what should i do for her birthday?

Baked goods to mail

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by vanessa7 11 months ago

Looking for any favorite recipes for baked goods that travel well. My poor aunt was just diagnosed with breast cancer and I wanted to mail her a gift. I was thinking maybe a bag of Stumptown coffee...

Has Anyone Ordered from Omaha Steaks?

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by tomaneng 12 years ago

We have to get a food gift for a couple who are both homebodies and hardcore grillers. Is it worth it?

Is it appropriate to give a gift to a bartender for Christmas?

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by rose18 12 months ago

So, here's the thing. My partner and I have been frequenting the same bar for nearly a year or more now and there is one particular bartender who helps us out when he's not busy [he'll get us drink...

Holiday Treats 2017

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 years ago

What kind of cookies, cake, confections, savory snacks, preserves, potables, and so on are you planning to put by for gifts, guests, or your own selves this holiday season? Here's the place to shar...

Christmas gift ideas for Naples resident?

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by Ratatouille 9 years ago

Hey chowhounds, My dad and his girlfriend live in Naples and I'm kinda stuck for a christmas gift to get them. I'm not wealthy so I've gotta keep it less than $100. I know they like wine and ita...

The Cookware Small Talk Thread, v2.0

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by kaleokahu 1 year ago

The Mods have locked up v1.0 at 337 posts. Let's start a new one, hmmm? I'll go first. There was a thread recently that swerved out of appliances and into manual tools, specifically the Aeropr...

Gift for Salami Lover

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by tealightful 1 year ago

Hi All- I'm looking for suggestions about a Christmas gift for a real salami lover! The gift needs to be between 50-65 dollars. Anyone have salami that sells online that they truly think is the bes...

Best New England cookbook?

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by fortywinks 1 year ago

Longtime lurker but this is my first post. What is the best New England cookbook? The last post I found was a few years ago. I’m on my honeymoon here and would love to cook some of this food when I...

Shopping in Vienna?

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by lotsoforegano 1 year ago

A couple questions. For our first trip to Vienna, does anyone have advice on stores where we could buy food (or food-related) presents to take home that are: (1) not terribly bulky and (2) diffi...

Healthy snack ideas to gift

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by vanessa7 2 years ago

For Christmas, I gifted my in-laws a 12 month “subscription” of baked goods for my FIL and healthy snacks for my MIL. The tricky part is that my mother-in-law’s diet is pretty strict (no dried frui...

Special dinner

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by bxgirl 1 year ago

I would like to give a restaurant gift card to a special couple. The problem is, one person in the couple is a real foodie, and one is not. I know they have been to Perry Street, steakhouses, an...

Need help from Raleigh Hounds please

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by LulusMom 1 year ago

I want to give our babysitter a gift certificate to the best, most special restaurant in Raleigh. She just got married and asked for "experiences" for gifts. I'm thinking since this is a wedding gi...

Dutch oven gift help

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by nararabbit 1 year ago

I currently work for a kitchen company and am leaving soon to go to school full time. I want to wrap up any last minute gift purchases before I lose my discount. I want to give my friend/mentor & h...