Gift Ideas

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

Gift for a Mexican/Mexican-American family

by JBinOC 1 day ago

Any ideas of an appropriate, impactful food (or beverage) gift for a Mexican/Mexican-American family? Wife + hus...


JBinOC commented 1 hour ago

Truffle-related gift in the D.C. area?

by kathryneganbrown 2 days ago

Hi, all! My husband is rather fond of truffles (sadly, I'm one of those people for whom truffles just taste

ChristinaMason commented 14 hours ago

Foods local to San Antonio

by gtch4ever 2 months ago

Hi, I'm hosting a corporate event in San Antonio in early August. I want a parting gift of food, that represents the...

mangetarte commented 20 days ago

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Luxardos substitute

by roux42 1 month ago

Hello folks, I make Maraschino cherries to give as gifts every summer to give away in December and I am looking fo...

What homemade food gifts are good for mailing?

by alohanancy 10 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 3 months 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 3 months ago

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

by chickennuggets 6 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 5 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 6 months ago

Holiday Treats 2016

by Caitlin McGrath 9 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 8 months ago

Interesting, unusual (and cheap) foods as Xmas presents

by MplsM ary 2 years 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 8 months ago

Cookbook Gift Recommendations Needed

by zook 9 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 8 months ago

Gift Certificate Ideas for SF Foodies

by PrometheusOnFire 8 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 8 months ago

Bacon Jam

by mgs68 8 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 8 months ago

Beginner's Guide to Canning?

by ilikepotatoes 9 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 8 months ago

Store-bought Spice Mixes and Condiments Recommendation

by ad7yn 9 months ago

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

Ttrockwood commented 8 months ago

Booze-laced marmalades

by DeepSouthOfFrance 9 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 9 months ago

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Thanks Clammer Dave!

by mollybelle 9 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 9 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 9 months ago

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Freezing Candied Sage

by changingwoman 10 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 10 months ago