Gift Guide For The Foodie

By Alma Schneider
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Photo Credit: The Gourmet Cheese of the Month Club

The Sky’s The Limit (Over $100)

Sometimes money is no object. In this “I’ve seen it all and have everything” world, some gifts show just how much you’re trying to spoil that special someone. Shower them with cheese. (Seriously, who doesn’t like cheese?) And I don’t mean the prepackaged stuff in the dairy aisle at the grocery store. The Gourmet Cheese of the Month Club will send the lucky giftee a scrumptious assortment of fine cheeses from around the world every month for a year.

Start a “RAWvolution.” This raw food delivery service makes meal time easy and delicious for the truly health conscious. The Box is a prepared, raw meal package made with all organic ingredients. Soups, salads, entrees and desserts for four are included.

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Photo Credit: Zabar's

What ex-pat New Yorker, New Yorker wannabee or just plain old foodie wouldn’t want a taste of the City at holiday time? Zabar’s is Manhattan institution, and their specialty foods are beyond compare. Treat someone to an extra special New York Breakfast Basket, and they will keep treating you in the special way they did to deserve it in the first place.

Want to completely blow someone’s mind with luxurious high-end chocolates, and lots of them? The Passion Tower from Recchiuti Confections is the way to go. They will definitely NOT find a Kit Kat in this box. What they will find is chocolatey bliss.

Fortunately for Spanish food aficionados, jamón serrano — Italian prosciutto’s sexier cousin — became legal to import a few years back. La Tienda will ship Spain’s version of a country ham from the homeland to your favorite meat lover. And then they can invite you over for Christmas dinner.

Cheese of the Month Annual Subscription – The Gourmet Cheese of the Month Club ($515.40)

The Box Meal Package – RAWvolution ($120.00)

New York Breakfast Basket – Zabar’s ($149.00)

Passion Tower – Recchiuti Confections ($345.00)

Jamón Serrano – La Tienda ($350.00)

Check out other Holiday Gift Guides.

Alma Schneider is a licensed Clinical Social Worker helping individuals overcome their psychological and practical obstacles to cooking and parenting on her blog and consulting business, Take Back the Kitchen. She is a native New Yorker transplanted to the suburbs with her husband, four children and loving yet stubborn Beagle Shiloh.


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