Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, we can officially start thinking about Christmas. Are you excited or annoyed? I’m really excited and have already started my shopping! :) Since today is the day that the shopping frenzy typically begins on I thought I’d give you a shopping list for every foodie on your list.

From Left to Right:

  1. Truffle Salt: my favorite salt for eggs, popcorn, mashed potatoes, etc. It is delicious on everything!
  2. Subscription to the top food magazines: Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Saveur, etc.
  3. Flavored Vinegars: versatile and can add that extra something to vinaigrettes. (not pictured)
  4. Chocolate Nut Butters: self-explanatory and sure to make that morning toast extra special.
  5. Bacon: it’s all the rage and my favorite, Nueske’s has gift baskets and ships everywhere!
  6. Specialty Cocktail Mixes: we tried a home made Basil Limeade from Golden Fig (Thanks for the recommendation Kate!) and it was as amazing as it sounds.
  7. Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, by Anthony Bourdain.
  8. Heirloom Beans: much more fun than the garbanzo bean standard.
  9. Mo’s Bacon Bar: See #4 and #5.
  10. Cookie Exchange Tags: sharing recipes for Christmas Cookies will never get old.
  11. Food for those in Need: the best foodie gift of all.

What’s on your wish list this year?

13 Comments ( Reply )

  1. catherine (FOOD SNOB)
    Nov 26, 2010 @ 8:37 am

    Man, I haven’t even started thinking about Christmas yet! Oh dear. What I really need is a new camera, and a new computer! So far out of everyone’s price ranges . . . drat!

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  2. Estela @ Weekly Bite
    Nov 26, 2010 @ 8:45 am

    Great gift suggestions! I need to get started on my shopping a.s.a.p.!!

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  3. kate
    Nov 27, 2010 @ 7:52 am

    thanks for the shout! you have got to try the spiced pommegranate drink mix. it is like she somehow managed to bottle to christmas. super yummy! and i think we should have gotten the vosges holiday bars in yesterday. dark chocolate gingerbread toffee bar!!!!! visit any time, i am working a lot :)

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    • Emily
      Nov 27, 2010 @ 4:35 pm

      I just saw some of the new and holiday flavors!! The one with salt and burnt caramel sounds amazing!!!

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  4. Sara @ Nourish and Flourish
    Nov 27, 2010 @ 11:35 am

    I LOVE Mo’s Bacon Bar. :-) This year I’m asking Santa for a food processor!

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  5. Tiffany @ Simply Shaka
    Nov 27, 2010 @ 4:28 pm

    Love this list—it gave me some new items to look at!

    My mom got a seasonal job at William Sonoma. The day she told her I emailed her a wish list of items from there like a mandolin, garlic press and various cookbooks since she gets a 40% discount :)

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    • Emily
      Nov 27, 2010 @ 4:34 pm

      I love everything in Williams Sonoma! You are very lucky!!!

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  6. Lori@fakefoodfree
    Nov 27, 2010 @ 5:53 pm

    What a great list! I’ve had foodie gifts on my mind and had thought about doing a similar post soon. I’m a huge fan of the bacon bar and heirloom beans have really peaked my interest. I want to get those for myself. :)

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  7. kristin @ delishliving
    Nov 27, 2010 @ 8:59 pm

    i’m just gonna have to email my husband the link to this post :) i’ve also been researching what cookbook to ask for this christmas, and i’m definitely going to check Kitchen Confidential out!

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  8. Jenna @ Healthy. Happy. Well.
    Nov 28, 2010 @ 12:02 am

    Wow! Really need to get on the x-mas shopping/ making of gifts. I love all your ideas! I have so many people on my list who would appreciate nut butters of ANY kind haha. Hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving =)

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