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30+ Food Gifts for Everyone Who Loves to Cook (and Eat)

Snacks, spices and full-on meals — these gifts won't last long after being unwrapped.

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Nothing says you love someone like giving them something to eat. Spice up their life with something new to cook with, or if they can't find their way around the kitchen, get them some snacks that'll hold them over between takeout meals. From spicy condiments to sweet and savory treats, these food gifts won't last long after being unwrapped. And they're the perfect pick-up for the holiday season.

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Porter Road Best of Porter Road Box
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Best Gift Under $100
Brightland The Mini Artist Series
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Pappy & Company Barrel-Aged Maple Syrup
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Best Gift for Meat Eaters
Righteous Felon Righteous Sampler Craft Jerky and Meat Sticks, 12-Pack
Best Gift for Home Chefs
Maldon Sea Salt Flakes
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Fly By Jing Box
Truff Truffle Infused Hot Sauce Trio
Snake River Farms Two 8 oz Filet Mignon Steaks + Jacobsen Black Pepper Infused Salt package
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Magic Spoon Variety Pack Cereal Case
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Spiceology Ultimate Rub Collection Mini
Vosges Haut-Chocolat Exotic Truffle Collection
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Marco Ice Cream, 5 Pints
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Venchi Artisanal Italian Chocolate Advent Calendar
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Bean Box World Coffee Tour
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Skip the actual whiskey and get them a whiskey-adjacent gift — something the whiskey lover will use every time they go for a dram.


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