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What homemade food gifts are good for mailing?

by alohanancy 8 months ago

Hi! Thank you in advance for your help! Instead of buying Christmas gifts for my extended family I think I'm just g...

The_Libster commented 1 month ago

Has Anyone Ordered from Omaha Steaks?

by tomaneng 10 years ago

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


Ohiocat commented 1 month ago

What are some good items to send to someone in Australia?

by chickennuggets 4 months ago

My friend is sending me some things from where she's from, and I want to send her some thing from the US. What are so...

Gelatodolci commented 3 months ago

Gift of Food Delivered in Vancouver?

by Crepes Suzette 6 years ago

I will be staying with friends in Vancouver this weekend and I'm looking to send them a food type of thank you gift. ...


Michael76 commented 4 months ago

Holiday Treats 2016

by Caitlin McGrath 7 months ago

As we gear up for the winter holidays, let's talk treats! Whether it's cookies, candy, savory snacks, homemade condim...

Berheenia commented 6 months ago

Interesting, unusual (and cheap) foods as Xmas presents

by MplsM ary 1 year ago

I am seriously vexed. I just received my sister's Christmas wish list and it reads thusly: "Byerly's (a local store t...

LaLa commented 6 months ago

Cookbook Gift Recommendations Needed

by zook 7 months ago

I'd like to buy a cookbook gift for each of two friends who cook. One tends to cook for large family gatherings with...


gjindog commented 6 months ago

Gift Certificate Ideas for SF Foodies

by PrometheusOnFire 6 months ago

In the past couple of years, SF Chowhounds have stepped up with some great gift certificate ideas. Thank you! Blue B...

smatbrat commented 6 months ago

Bacon Jam

by mgs68 7 months ago

I want to make some Bacon Jam and give out as gifts. I have a standard recipe but any out of the box ingredients I co...

Ttrockwood commented 7 months ago

Beginner's Guide to Canning?

by ilikepotatoes 7 months ago

I want to give out apple sauce for Christmas. I've read a few PDFs that say I need a pressure cooker and need to kno...


Mira55 commented 7 months ago

Store-bought Spice Mixes and Condiments Recommendation

by ad7yn 7 months ago

Hi guys, please recommend your favorite US grocery store-bought spice mixes or condiments. (Preferrably American or M...

Ttrockwood commented 7 months ago

Booze-laced marmalades

by DeepSouthOfFrance 7 months ago

Love making sharp-flavoured marmalades. Over the next few days, I want to make batches of grapefruit-and-Campari, and...


Splendid Spatula commented 7 months ago

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Thanks Clammer Dave!

by mollybelle 7 months ago

We splurged over thanksgiving and had Clammer Dave send a batch of Capers Blades to family in Colorado, and for a gro...

Gifts for risotto lover

by olives12 7 months ago

I have a friend who cooks risotto all the time, and I want to get her a basket of nice risotto tools for Christmas. H...

C. Hamster commented 7 months ago

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Freezing Candied Sage

by changingwoman 8 months ago

I have an abundance of fresh sage and would like to candy some for holiday gifts. Does anyone have actual experience...

Storing candied orange peels

by rainey 7 years ago

Last year I made candied orange peels and set them aside for Christmas gifts. By the time I was ready to wrap them u...


orapine commented 9 months ago

Purdue - Health Food Birthday?

by ryatho09 9 months ago

I have a sister who is doing Grad school in Purdue and has her birthday coming up. I would like to get her something,...


bte576 commented 9 months ago

Wedding Favors

by sandylc 9 months ago

Hi! My son and his fiancee are thinking about putting out little bags of homemade caramels as wedding favors. Does ...


sandylc commented 9 months ago

Alternatives to sending flowers?

by Chris VR 15 years ago

When a special occasion comes up (birthday, engagement, baby birth), I like to be unique and not send the cliched flo...


Querencia commented 9 months ago

Open Table Gift Card

by traceykuz 10 months ago

Has anyone bought an Open Table gift card? I wanted to get a Anniversary gift for a couple who loves to dine out, but...


gargupie commented 10 months ago