Need a quick but thoughtful gift for the holiday party hostess? You'll be sure to find something perfect with these food and kitchen gift ideas.
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Amoeba Cutting Boards
Made of maple, oak, or walnut, these chopping boards feel as good as they look and elevate the simple act of prepping vegetables for dinner.
Prices $125 to $250, depending on wood and size, hawkinsnewyork.com
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The Big Tasty Chocolates
Chocolate is the ultimate gift always, and with this box of delights, the name says it all. It's packed with handmade treats from EHChocolatier. Packed in this gift is a selection of all of their small batch-made bars -- think flavors like coconut, ancho, and toffee crunch.
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At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen Book
Chef Amy Chaplin's book inspires cooks and eaters to focus on whole foods. In addition to recipes, there are tips on how to stock the perfect pantry and use the ingredients. This book celebrates vegetarian cuisine in its brightest, whole, sophisticated form. Perfect for somebody looking to eat cleaner in the new year.
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Many Kitchens Table Runner
Made of flax linen, designer Celina Mancurti's hand-screen printed table runner dresses up any table, whether for a party or just for everyday. Best part: It gets softer with use and laundering.
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Epicerie Boulud's Cheese & Charcuterie Lover’s Box
For one month or up to a year, your food-obsessed loved one will get a seasonal selection of chef Daniel Boulud’s house-made pate or terrine, paired with a loaf of bread and an artisanal cheese from a top U.S. dairy. What a great way to start the year!
$75 for one month, epicerieboulud.com
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Green Kitchen Travels Cookbook
The couple behind the popular blog Green Kitchen Stories journeyed widely -- with their seven-month-old daughter -- collecting recipes as they went. They’ve created vegetarian, often vegan, and almost always gluten-free versions of these global recipes and compiled them in this creative book.
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Black Creek Mercantile Spice Bowls