Epicurious offers a stocking stuffer guide for those tiny yet luxurious items to surprise your friends and family. Cookie stamps, grass-fed beef jerky, and dark chocolate-sea salt caramels are just a few of the items on the list.
Simplify your shopping purchases by giving your friends gift cards for their iPhone or Android. Then recommend they buy the cooking apps suggested in these articles by the L.A. Times, Bon Appétit, and Digital Trends. I’m particularly excited for Mark Bittman’s “How to Cook Everything” app– I might have to buy this for myself!
For those wanting gifts personally recommended by food celebrities (chefs, magazine editors, and everyone in between), Yahoo’s gift guide is right up your alley.
The Los Angeles Times features a great slideshow with food gifts that will satisfy the cravings of any food modernist in your group of friends. Molecular gastronomy kit or sous-vide cooker, anyone?
Check out Yumsugar’s guide for sweet and savory holiday treats you can make yourself. Give away baskets of airy brioche and herbed butter, bottles of homemade aquavit, boxes of elegant chocolate truffles, or containers of bacon jam (that just made me go weak in the knees)… and make sure to keep some on hand for …