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29 Holiday Food Gifts Everyone Will Love

When it comes to holiday gifting, there's no better crowd-pleaser than food. After all, no holiday party is complete without it—It's how we celebrate with friends and family.

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Holiday food gifts

There's no shortage of holiday food gifts that are, well, delicious in every way. From sweet and fruity to savory and salty, there's something on the gifting menu for just about everyone on your list. Almost all of these would also make an excellent hostess gift at your next holiday party.

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Divina Fig Spread


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Figs have long been a type of food served when entertaining, dating back to ancient times in Mediterranean countries. In fact, they were one of the staples of the Grecian diet, along with olives and wine. Today figs are still enjoyed, especially when served as a fruity or olive-like tapenade. This spread features hints of orange, chili, kalamata olives, and cocoa which means it pairs well when spread on a cracker with just about any wine or liquor. You'll want to celebrate these 12 national food holidays every year.


Greatest Hits by Murray's Cheese


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The cheese lover in your life won't be able to contain his or her excitement upon receiving this bevy of four all-star cheese and their carefully chosen pairing companions. There's a little something for everyone—from sweet and fruity to salty and savory. Find out what your favorite cheese says about your personality.

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Marky’s Caviar Butter


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Nothing says luxe like the gift of caviar–and this caviar-studded French butter is surprisingly versatile. It takes simple toast and baked potatoes to the next level and makes steaks and lobster a truly decadent indulgence. 


Meli's Monster Cookies Dry Mix


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If you or someone you spend the holiday with is gluten-free, you know how challenging dessert time can be. That's where these cookies come in—they're a holiday food gift that fits the bill (no gluten-free substitutes either!) and are also super delicious. Now there's no reason to eliminate cookies from your holiday diet. Making your own? These are the 14 Christmas cookie baking hacks you need to know.


Table87 Coal Oven Margherita Pizza 10", 4 Pies


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Really good pizza is hard to come by, especially the coal-fired variety that has that distinctive Brooklyn flair. That's why Table87 started cranking out pizzas that are made-to-order and then promptly frozen—for folks from out of town who still want to feel like they're just a block or two over.

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Bono 100% Italian Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil


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For those who love food, and especially those who love to cook, a high-quality olive oil is a kitchen must-have and a cherished holiday food gift. Bono is the exclusive house purveyor of EVOO for the James Beard Foundation. And not only is its flavor is unique—each bottle has its own tracking number to the land, so consumers know exactly where their EVOO is coming from. Make these 17 Christmas cookie recipes this year (and every year).

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Saltworks Fumée de Sel Chardonnay Oak Smoked Sea Salt


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Salt can be basic and boring or it can be vibrant and exciting. The latter is what you get when you order one of SaltWorks coveted varieties. One of their most popular for the holiday season is Fumée de Sel® Chardonnay Oak Smoked Sea Salt, cold-smoked French salt over aged oak wine barrels. It goes great with lobster or crab dishes as well as savory soups. Keep these etiquette pointers in mind this holiday season.


Island Creek Oysters Paddlefish Roe and 2 Dozen Oysters


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This pack of Paddlefish Roe, a great entry point for anyone new to caviar thanks to its gentle, subtly savory flavor, paired with two dozen Island Creek Oysters is a holiday food gift that will wow the foodie on your list. These 101 Christmas gifts for people who are impossible to buy for are also pretty special.

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Tipsy Scoop Boozy Holiday ice cream 6 pack


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Though ice cream might not seem like the sensible food gift, considering it's hard to keep cold, let alone frozen, Tipsy Scoop makes it possible. In fact, you can send their boozy brand of ice cream nationwide and have it delivered right to the recipient's door.! They just need to be 21 or over and be able to sign for the package. Flavors range from Dark Chocolate Whiskey Salted Caramel ice cream to Raspberry Limoncello sorbet. These are more of the most unique ice cream flavors you have to try.

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