Gourmet food makes a great Christmas present.Â Food makes a wonderful present for a chef, food lover, or relative who has everything they really need.Â Food gifts donâ€™t end up stuck in a closet, since they are universally appreciated.Â So here are five top gifts sure to be appreciated by anyone on your list!
Swiss Colony: Anyone who loves sweet treats will love a gift from Swiss Colony. Their petit fours comes in dozens of varieties and you can also combine these tiny treats with summer spicy mustards or breakfast foods like pancake mix, coffees and jams. They also have quite a few sugar fee items on their menu, which is perfect if you recipient is watch calories.
Hickory Farms: The classic gift baskets from Hickory Farms canâ€™t be beat. I always like the traditional cheese and sausage gift baskets, and have never been disappointed with the quality.Â These are a gift that is appropriate for almost anyone, and makes a great gift for a teacher or co-worker who you want to give something special.Â You can read my review of the Tools of the Trade gift basket from earlier this holiday season here.
Omaha Steaks: Not only can you find great steaks, but you can also find seafood, cakes, gourmet hotdogs and even complete meals. They frequently have online specials which lets you get gourmet food for grocery store prices. I order from them when they run specials, and actually rarely get steak!Â I like their lasagna and just ordered the Carnitas Pork Roasts to try. The variety of foods they have is extensive, so you can find something perfect for your gift recipient.
Harry & David: Maybe you want to give a gift that is healthier, which would make a fruit gift a good choice.Â I ordered Riviera Pears from Harry & David for my in-laws last year, and I couldnâ€™t resist ordering an extra box for my family!Â The pears were delicious, and so much better than pears you get at the grocery store it is amazing.Â A fruit gift will be enjoyed by anyone who appreciates healthy living.
Alaskan Wildberry Products: For something exotic and different try Alaskan Wildberry Products.Â They specialize in all things from Alaska, including of course salmon.Â You can also order jellies, jams, salmon jerky, syrups made from wild berries and hand dipped chocolates. All of their products are made in Alaska.