by Burke Speaker | December 9, 2013 12:02 pm
As the holiday shopping season gets into full swing, lots of lists for Christmas gift ideas — whether gifts for men, gifts for women, unique gifts, food gifts and more — have been surfacing. But what about gifts for foodies?
‘Foodie’ culture has been on the rise lately, meaning more and more people will be hunting for the best gifts for foodies when they go Christmas shopping.
And with Christmas now only a few weeks away, big names in the food industry have been rushing like mad to promote their hottest items as the best gifts for foodies this holiday season.
To save you some of the hassle, we poured over some of lists of the hottest gifts for foodies this year and have come up with our top three.
Check out our favorite picks for the best gifts for foodies in 2013.
A few fun Christmas gift ideas and the best gifts for foodies center around hot beverages. Tea, for example, has been growing in popularity thanks to the health benefits of green tea and the culture behind other types, like jasmine tea.
So our first item on the list of best gifts for foodies come from the name that’s well known for minimalism — Normann Copenhagen. Snatch up some loose-leaf teas, in flavors such as mint caramel and pomegranate, cranberry and bamboo. This fun Christmas gift idea won’t break the bank either, with a tin going for $23.
If you are searching for gifts for coffee lovers instead, let your coffee lover enjoy gourmet coffees with a Misto Box subscription. This unique gift will let him or her sample a monthly selection of artisan coffees from coffee companies that world over. Prices vary.
If gifts for coffee lovers and tea lovers doesn’t quite fit your shopping list, this next option is a bit more practical.
Some of the best gifts for foodies involve taking an ingredient used in countless dishes, and buying either a high-end version or several variations.
A prime example: salt. The artisan salt collection to the right is one of the best gifts for foodies, as it allows your foodie to select from a hearty sample of some of the world’s best-tasting salts.
The Spice Lab gourmet salt collection will keep meals perfectly seasoned, and for just $49.95.
Sure, it’s the season of giving. But some of the best Christmas gift ideas are ones that will come back and benefit you!
Our final item on the list of best gifts for foodies can do just that. This fancy pizza stone — designed for making the perfect pizza crust — is the perfect gift for your foodie friend.
And once you give it, sit back and await a pizza night invite!
Prices and models vary, but we love this one from Williams-Sonoma: The all-clad pizza stone and cutter goes for $125, but it replicates the conditions of a commercial pizza oven and is sure to impress.
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