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 snacks, these food gifts won't last long after being unwrapped.
Yes, salt is a gift, and there are huge followings for Maldon, one of the best flakey sea salts on the market.
Keep your hot sauce in your bag, but also keep a jar of chili oil in there, too. Slap this on everything from plain white rice to a slice of pizza.
Truffle makes everything feel luxurious, even when it's a hot sauce you slather onto some tacos.
Is it possible for cereal to relieve a cup of coffee of its holy duty? OffLimits is made with a caffeine kick courtesy of specialty coffee roaster Intelligentsia, and it's absolutely weird and delicious.
The notoriety of Milk Bar in New York City is hard to overstate, but now everyone can get its super sweet treats delivered to them no matter there they live. The cookies probably travel the best, and they have a longer shelf life.
Fried chicken lovers know the skin is the best part. Now you can eat a whole bag of them, and you'll probably never eat potato chips again.
Haribo's reign of gummy sweet dominance is over. Behave is just as good (arguably better) and the flavors — raspberry, passionfruit and lychee — actually taste like what they are.
Can't find a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle anywhere? This maple syrup, aged in retired Pappy bourbon barrels, is a pretty good consolation.
Magic Spoon is recreating the nostalgia of eating sugar-packed cereals from your youth, but with a breakfast staple that's significantly better for you and won't result in the same sugar-induced crash.
Your giftee knows when they're getting a box of chocolates you bought last minute at the drug store. These truffles, which are basically edible pieces of art, are not those cheap chocolates.
Brownies straight from the Barefoot Contessa herself. Don't be surprised if these are the best brownies they'll ever eat.
Harry & David is a classic when it comes to mail-order gifts, and David's gift tower is a perfect intro to what the brand offers.
When we say Marco's ice cream is spicy, we mean it in a couple ways. A few flavors, like Thai Coco-Lime and Aztec chocolate, are mouth-tingly spicy. But all of its ice creams use a delicious blend of spices from Brooklyn Spice Company.
This specialty olive oil from California won't be your everyday cooking oil, rather the Duo is perfect for topping on any dishes that demand a little bit of oil.
For the foodie who travels to cities for specific dishes, they'll have a monthly supply of the best cuisine from around the States.
If you know someone whose motto is "the stinkier the cheese, the better," they're surely going to love this curated box of cheese and accoutrements from Jasper Hill Farm.
Arby's may "have the meats," but Porter Road has the meat you actually want to eat.
This brunch delicacy from LA's Factor's Famous Deli is a special treat for anyone.
Caviar on its own is good. Uni? It's great. Together mixed with pasta is not for the faint of heart, but it might be the best thing you eat all year.