A Chili Crisp With a Cult Following—and 24 Other Tasty Gifts for Gourmands

A Chili Crisp With a Cult Following—and 24 Other Tasty Gifts for Gourmands

Just try and buy any of these without keeping them for yourself.

This year, give the gift of flavor. From spice sampler sets to artisanal vinegars and more, meal prep just got a whole lot more fun for the foodie in your life.

Big Spoon’s nut butters are a big hit over at Food52—their director of content suggests starting with the sampler set.

Big Spoon Roasters Handcrafted Mini Nut Butter Sampler, Set of 4
You butter believe it. Our love for these nut butters could fill a book—but in a nutshell? They’re handmade to order in North Carolina, so they come fresher than fresh. Then there’s the ingredients, straight from producers who live and breathe top-notch quality and sustainability.

For mouth-watering snacks you won’t find stateside.

Bokksu Classic Gift Box - 3 Month
Gift a delicious & authentic experience from Japan. Bokksu delivers to your door the experience of tasting authentic Japanese snacks, candies, and teas sourced directly from centuries-old family makers.

Make their freezer this premium ice cream chain’s next pop-up.

Salt & Straw Pints Club Gift - 3 Months
Get or give five-packs to be delivered for a period of 3, 6 or 12 months. You can choose from three flavor pack options. Monthly Flavors: Our rotating menu. Best Sellers: Our classic flavors. Keep it a Surprise: A delightful mix. Pre-paid subscriptions ship monthly until the term ends.

Spice? Seafood? There’s a gift box for that.

Barnacle Foods Gift Box
Sea to it. Make waves at your next hangout with these sea-faring staples from Barnacle Foods. They get their distinct umami pop from Alaskan bull kelp and are lovingly crafted with the environment in mind. If you’re new to the scene, this super giftable box is a good place to start.

With Milk Bar’s sampler pack, everyone gets a little something, which is the problem.

Milk Bar The Sampler
Have a little bit of everything! This sampler pack of classic Milk Bar treats gives you a taste of the greats, from a 3-pack each of our dreamy rainbow-vanilla B'Day Cake Truffles and Chocolate B'Day Cake Truffles and one of each cookie to a single slice of ooey-gooey Milk Bar Pie—all packaged in a...

Did someone say "char-cute-rie?"

Brightland The Mini Essentials
The Mini Essentials have a bright new look for the holidays. Send some sunshine to everyone on your list with our gift-ready set—no wrapping required. Includes Brightland's bestsellers in petite, easy-to-share sizes: AWAKE, ALIVE, RAPTURE, and PARASOL.

If you can’t send them to Sicily, send them the next best thing.

Bona Furtuna The Corleone Gift Set
A savory sampling of Bona Furtuna's finest Sicilian products.

An eclectic cake kit from one of the coolest bakers on Instagram.

The Caker Lemon Strawberry Poppy Seed Cake Kit
"This kit makes a light, moist and not-too-sweet cake. I love the gentle crunch of the poppy seeds and how the flavors of the lemon and strawberries work together to taste like summer (although this cake can be made all year round if you use frozen strawberries, which work just as well as fresh).

Southeast Asian food that’s almost as easy as striking a match.

Omsom Southeast Asian Sampler
Get the full Southeast Asian line—6 starters in one (match)box, ready to fire up. Fire up Vietnamese Lemongrass BBQ, Thai Larb, + Filipino Sisig in under 30 minutes! Contains 6 starters total.

A chocolate a day keeps the doctor away—right?

Raaka Chocolate Daily Dose Chocolate Pack (30 Pieces)
Bean to bite. A month’s worth of chocolatey pick-me-ups? Count us in. This box is filled to the brim with 30 bite-sized bars, each one individually wrapped and ready for snacking (or stashing in the pantry for later).

For fans of paint swatches, a pastel palette you can eat.

Mochidoki Signature Collection
The perfect collection for gifting and first-time customers, our Signature Collection Box features 12 of our best-selling flavors (two of each flavor).

The best part of a meal is often—no, is always—the sauce.

Haven's Kitchen Variety Sampler 6-Pack
We understand it's tricky to choose, that's why we made it easy for you.

GORP is what your parents ate. Upgrade your trail mix with these adaptogenic blends.

Toodaloo Trail Mix All 5 Flavors
Try all five flavors of our tasty adaptogenic trail mix: Hot To Trot (spicy citrus), Turning Heads (chocolate cluster), Smoke Show (smoky BBQ), Slow Your Roll (maple brittle) and Deja Brew (coffee)! The wholesome and groovy ingredients found in Toodaloo Trail Mix provides you with a complete...

Who doesn’t love olives? Who doesn't love a massive jar of olives?

Sicilian Castelvetrano Olives
Also known as Nocellara del Belice, these olives are vibrant, meaty and, because they aren’t fermented, really sing their own mild song. Right there, please, on the charcuterie board while I pour us some Sauvignon Blanc. Unless we’re having martinis.

Vinegar is getting its moment in the spotlight, and with flavors like these, we’ll gladly step in and sing Acid League’s praises.

Acid League Garden Heat Living Vinegar
An entirely new take on vinegar. Carrot, celery, and jalapeño juices bring deep, earthy flavors, and fresh, green notes at once. It’s not quite hot sauce, but it definitely has spice—and a ton more flavor.

Soon to be a cult classic (if it isn’t already), a chili crisp with maximum flavor and a maximalist package.

Fly By Jing Sichuan Chili Crisp
The first & only 100% all-natural Sichuan chili sauce, proudly crafted in Chengdu. It's hot, spicy, crispy, numbing and deliciously savory. Intensely flavorful yet not off-the-charts spicy, it’ll make your food taste bolder and the world around you seem a little bit brighter.

Go beyond the chili crisp with an entire box of spicy from Fly by Jing.

Fly By Jing Tis the Season(ing) Box
Everything you need to fire up Sichuan flavors at home. Give the gift of seasoning and may you never have another flavorless holiday meal. Bundled up in limited-edition holiday packaging (save your gift wrap!) and includes a guide to Sichuan flavors, and exclusive recipes to spark your palate.

Spice is nice, and so is this endlessly customizable spice pack.

Diaspora Co. Build Your Own Masala Dabba
All masala dabba purchases grant you free access to Club Masala - a very hands on, spice forward, highly inclusive quarterly zoom cooking club with Sana and Asha that will teach you how to cook intuitively with spices, and maximize your masala dabba! Comes with 7 spice spoons.  ...

Came for the label, stayed for the (very fun) flavors.

Marco Ice Cream - Case of 5
Culinary-inspired ice cream that echoes a love for travel and honors a diversity of ingredients from around the world—delivered to your front door. Build your case from the following flavors: AZTEC CHOCOLATE: Rich chocolate enlivened with cinnamon and spicy chilies.

Maldon’s finishing salt—the last salt they’ll ever need.

Maldon Sea Salt
You can taste the difference between common table salt and this superb natural sea salt. Founded in 1882, England’s Maldon Salt Crystal Company still draws salt from seawater using traditional long-handled rakes, processing it with no artificial additives for flavor that's pure and clean.

It’s soup season, baby! Stock their shelves with hearty options from this Black-owned business before temperatures drop.

Egunsi Foods Introductory Bundle - 4 Pack
A great introductory bundle to our assortment of delicious vegan soups, a great meal for the week, just takes few minutes to warm up and ready to eat! Our soups are versatile, can be consumed as is or use as a simmering sauce/recipe starter to create quick meals, be it West African inspired or...

Don’t watch those perfect waffles wither under low-grade sap. Defend the fluff with something pure.

Tree Juice Pure Maple Syrup
Tree Juice Maple Syrup is made in the Catskills Mountains in New York, the Fairbairn family have owned and operated this 100+ acre farm since the 1930s. Around 7,000 maple trees on the farm are tapped each year.

Delightfully tart and perfect in pastas, salad dressings, or dolloped straight onto a plate.

Tart Vinegar Lemon Preserve
Salty and tarty. Add a spoon to pancake batter, salad dressings, warm water, greek yogurt, salsa verde, meatballs, the list is limitless. Just don’t rub it in your eyes.

Looks good on your countertop. Tastes good when you’re dipping bread into it.

Pineapple Collaborative The Olive Oil
Our one true olive. Crafted in collaboration with Kathryn Tomajan using a blend of organic Koroneiki and Picual olives grown by the Ricchiuti family at ENZO Olive Oil Company and Rio Bravo Farm. ...

Move over, French’s: There’s a new sheriff in town.

Wilder Condiments Small Batch Mustard Trio
The golden touch. Right here: the sunniest condiments we’ve ever met. Inspired by beach cookouts and big communal tables, this mustard’s made to pal around with all the usual suspects (burgers, pretzels, charcuterie) and your other dishes too (deviled eggs, grilled cheese, roasted veg, you name it).

Looking for something else? Check out the rest of our holiday gift guides here.

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