2018 gift guide

Food Lovers Gifts That Give Back for 2018

There is something super extra special nice about a gift that does double duty by pleasing the recipient, and then also doing good in the world.  The following food-related gifts are not only sure to make the beneficiaries happy, but also benefit some very worthy charities.  Stock up on a bunch and have them on hand when you need to pull out a hostess gift, a “secret Santa” present, or treat someone in your world to a little good karma love. City Harvest Chocolate Bar No one is ever sad to find chocolate in their stocking (or maybe taped to …

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5 Great Food Stocking Stuffers

Let’s just say the phrase stocking stuffer suggests that you have a stocking. Which we actually don’t. Because we’re Jewish. BUT we do give a ton of gifts over the holiday to family and friends and some are big and some are small and the small gifts that hit a note are as important as the ones that cost a lot of cash… sometimes more—they are the presents that say I know what you like/lust after/wouldn’t treat yourself to.  Maybe that last one more than anything. All of these gifts are not super pricey but they are things that we …

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The 2018 Holiday Food Lovers Gift Guide

Finding the food lover in your world the perfect gift is a little bit of a mission for many of us.  My mom, my sister, my sister-in laws, a few of my closest friends….we all like to cook and entertain, and I love the hunt for the perfect something. Here are some of the things that will be crowding into my little gift closet (yes, I have a gift closet….yeah, I know) in the coming weeks, waiting to be given (and I may have to buy duplicates of a few….I already hit the balsamic vinegar that was supposed to be …

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11 Essential Kitchen Gifts for the Holidays 2018

Most of us have a person or two on our holiday gift giving list who wants and/or needs some great basics to round out their kitchen cache. Here are 11 items that I have and love (in one version or another). These are the basics, and the good basics. Some of them are pricey, and some are less so, but if you are shopping for the person in your life who likes to hang out in the kitchen, these are 11 no-fail gifts that every cook would love in his or her kitchen. 1. Classic 8-inch Chef’s Knife  The first …

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