Something to top every meal, for overnight stays
via amazon.com If you’re planning to stay through at least a few meals, try bringing condiments that will highlight all the best ingredients. Your hostess will love slathering this Red Duck Traditional 3-Sauce Sampler Set on breakfast sandwiches, grilled lunches, and oven-roasted dinner favorites. It comes with an Organic Original Ketchup, Smoked Applewood Molasses BBQ Sauce, and a delicious bottle of Approachable Mild Taco Sauce.
A truly memorable kitchen piece, for staying a weekend or more
via edwardsholidayshop.com A weekend-long stay would require a $50 to $100 gift plus the same rules as staying the weekend. “The cost of a week’s grocery is what you should aim to contribute in one way or another during your stay, as well as buying some groceries without asking and offering to make a meal or two,” says Gottsman. Consider bringing a variety of smaller gifts bundled in a large gift set, starting with an elegant pie server like this Edward’s “Pedestal.” It’s super cute, easy to clean, and surprisingly lightweight. Here are more popular holiday gifts on Amazon.
Artisan baked goods, for staying a week or more
via breadsbakery.goldbelly.com Obviously, a pie server is best when topped with a deliciously sweet treat, so you’ll want to bring a famous Breads Bakery Babka Pie to top it off. You’ll be a hero for doing so, and your best bet is probably to order a variety of items to stash in the freezer and thaw over the course of the week.