30 Bountiful Gift Baskets of Food We Actually Want to Eat
Give the gift of deliciousness!
Gift baskets have a bad reputation as an impersonal gift. It’s too bad because gift baskets can make great gifts if they are made and selected thoughtfully. We searched the market to find the most quality gift baskets out there out of the thousands to choose from to make sure you don’t send a basket full of stale crackers and some kind of weird jam. No matter whether you’re shopping for your best friend or a random coworker, there’s a great gift basket on this list that is the perfect choice for this holiday season.
Some of the best chefs and culinary leaders around the world are women. Celebrate these fiercely creative culinarians with this food collection that contains things like the OG granola from Stellar Granola and a jar of green and yellow heirloom tomatoes from Tomato Bliss, a woman-owned company based in Michigan.
The best gifts can take you on a journey. Send someone you love on a journey to New Mexico with this great gift box from Los Poblanos, an inn and farm store. The box includes specialty salt blends, hot sauce, green chili jam, and chili flakes, all made from ingredients grown on their farm.
Who says a gift basket has to be in a basket? Why not a more useful and attractive tote? This gift basket offers tasty treats like coffee, nuts, and jerky (all made in California) wrapped up in a US-made canvas market tote that’s perfect for farmer’s market hauls.
For the person who has everything, consider this olive-centric gift box featuring a 3L jug of olive oil from a small family farm in Puglia, Italy, as well as a handmade ceramic refillable olive oil carafe. Along with this physical gift is also a symbolic adoption of an olive tree from the same grove as the jug and information about the farm and farmer.
Wine gift baskets can feel dated, but this snack pack by Maker is full of tasty snacks by women-owned business to pair with the thoughtfully sourced wines. Each pack comes with 2 cans (about 2 glasses) each of sparkling sauvignon blanc, rosé, and zinfandel.
Joanna Gaines inspires anyone with half an interest in cooking and entertaining. Her company, Magnolia, offers a kitchen bundle gift box that comes with her latest cookbook, hammered copper and gold measuring cups, a mini spatula bundle, and a Magnolia flour-sack tea towel so you can bake like Joanna.
LA-based Flamingo Estate offers flowers, bath products, and ingredients all sourced directly from the property. The Chef’s Kiss gift box has winter-harvested extra virgin olive oil, biointensive wildflower honey, and dark chocolate studded with black mission fig, orchard rosemary, and ginger.
The gorgeous gift tower from Williams-Sonoma is almost too pretty to eat. It features a tier of gift boxes filled with snacks like milk chocolate-covered pear, dried pineapple, lemon pepper corn nuts, and toffee pretzels.
If you’re lucky enough to be able to get away for a luxurious long weekend at Blackberry Farm, you’ll probably be sample most of these items during meals. If you can’t, you can get the next best thing with this pantry box featuring the best the property has to offer.