Fill their cups (and bellies) with cheer this holiday season. Here, FOFoodies share 10 scrumptious gift ideas.
1. Corkcicle Wine Chiller, $25
“Keep white wine at perfect pouring temperature.” -Lovey Dash
“Cookies for Grown-ups offers 95 new cookie recipes deliciously suited for the discerning palate and paired with drinks ranging from cocktails to beer and wine to tea. I’m an FOF and also the author of the book. Try: ‘Dark Desire’ with bittersweet chocolate and fresh thyme or ‘Mediterranean’ with feta cheese, dill, sun-dried tomato and lemon.” –FOF Kelly Cooper
3. Rabbit Wine Aerating Pourer, $30
“With this nifty little gadget, no need to wait while your bottle breathes. It’s a wonderful hostess gift or smart tool for any home bar.”–FOF Celeste Crago
4. The Table Comes First, $10.85
“Longtime writer for The New Yorker, Adam Gopnik’s latest book, “The Table Comes First” has just come out in paperback, an ideal gift for the true foodie in your life. From the first restaurant in—where else–-France, to famous names in gastronomy through the ages, to current day food trends, localism, organic farming, sustainable living, you name it, Gopnick explores it all. Call it a conversation with the reader about the meaning of food.”–FOF Annette Gallagher Weisman
5. Breakfast Cookies by Morning Sunshine, $29 for a bucket of 12
6. The New York Times Book of Wine, $14.91
“Kick lack of knowledge and pretension to the curb, and buy yourself (or any wannabe wino in your life) “The New York Times Book of Wine.” Encompassing 30 years of vintage writing by Eric Asimov, Frank J. Prial, Florence Fabricant, Frank Bruni, and many more, all in the capable hands of esteemed editor Howard G. Goldberg, this book is a treasure chest filled with opinions about wine.”–FOF Annette Gallagher Weisman
7. Perl Girl Rugelach, $25+
9. Neilsen-Massey Mexican Vanilla Extract, $21.95 for 8 fl. oz.
10. Caramels from Eclat Chocolate, $26.50 for a 12-piece box
“Won’t they be surprised when they chomp into this delicious chocolate and find that it oozes with luscious dripping caramel! An experience that is unexpected and simply outrageous!”–JoJami Tyler and Deborah Boland