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Eight Gift Ideas for the Foodies in Your Life

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Chanukah is right around the corner, and in case you were wondering what exactly to give your loved ones who can't stop talking about food, we've got you covered. JWFW has collected thoughtful, delectable, and helpful Chanukah gifts for the foodies in your life. Here are some hand-picked ideas for your friends who love to eat, all in the Chanukah spirit. We searched high and low for unique and thoughtful presents large and small that would excite and delight. Here's an assortment of specialty food items at a variety of price points to gift your favorite gourmands.


For the sort-of Green Thumb: Basil Garden Jar

Your apartment-dwelling friend who likes to cook but kills every plant she gets will be able to cook with organic basil year-round. Hello fresh pesto. 


For the Mystery Lover: Hello Mazel Subscription

Does your friend love surprises? The treats in this quarterly subscription box change every season. 


For the Homebody: Salts of the World Collection

For your friend who would prefer eschewing travel in favor of cooking with international salts. 


For the Carnivore: The Grow and Behold Gourmet Gift Box

Treat your meat-loving friend to a high-end selection of pastured meats. The box even comes with recipes to get him started. 


For the Spice Lover: Harissa Collection

A collection of five piquant seasonings that will enhance your friend's cooking to truly epic levels. 


For Your Friend Who's Throwing a Chanukah-New Year's Eve Party: A Merry Jew Year's Eve-Ukkah Apron

Your friend can protect his clothes while frying up latkes for a Chanukah-New Year's Eve bash.  


For the Slick Operator: Makura Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Grown on a grove that may date back to Roman times, the robust Souri option is unique to Israel, making it an extra special gift. 


For the All-Around Chanukah Lover: Hanukkah In A Bag

Send this bag to the friend who who would appreciate topping his latkes with artisanal apple caramel preserves and munching on organic chocolate gelt. 

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