Gifts of food

Never underestimate the power of food!

GIfts of Food Macadamia Nut Honey Butter



This Macadamia Nut Honey Butter is made from locally grown macadamia nuts and unpasteurized local honey.  The company is six years old and founded by four college friends to promote Hawaii’s agriculture and local products.  The Macadamia Nut Honey Butter gets rave reviews!    Made in Hawaii,  $14.00.


Gifts of food - chocolate snowmen

Send someone some hand-dipped chocolates from Dean’s Sweets in Maine. I love these snow people.  Medium size is 4.5″ x 3″, is 4oz. and $10.50.  The large is 6″ x 4″, 7.5 oz. and is $15.50.   Choose white, milk or dark chocolate.

Gifts of food Egunsi Foods soup




Send your busiest gift-recipient this four-pack of vegan soups made from West African recipes.  They are ready to go, just heat up and serve.  From Egunsi Foods,  each jar is 15.5 oz., wholesome, with no artificial flavors or coloring.  The soups are $80.00 for 4.



Gifts of Food variety box of In season fruit

These gift boxes contain a variety of the tropical fruits that are currently in season in Miami, and many I had never heard of.  They offer a large assortment to choose from – black avocados, blue grapes, breadfruit, cactus fruit, papaya, charichuelo, cherimoya, coffee fruit, Cuban red bananas, custard apple, eggfruit and much more.

A small Variety Box of in-season fruit is $67.00

Food gifts - Nestle Chocolate Chip Cookies




This is a chocolate chip cookie mix with a mini 5″ skillet, and it will make the most delicious individual dessert!  I make these for dinner parties – with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top of the just-out-of-the-oven cookie in the skillet, it is a home run! $22.99.



Barbecue Grill kit for gifts

Give your favorite griller this BBQ Sauce kit – $69.50.

Or this gift box called Grill Sargent with seasonings and smoky dry rubs, sauces, marinades and cedar planks.  Small is $78.00, and Large is $141.50.

Choose the region your gift recipient is from and send something to remind them of home from Goldbelly. Gourmet foods from New York, Philadelphia, New Orleans, San Francisco, Chicago and more to choose from.

You can’t go wrong with a present of candy from Sugarfina or Sugarpova –

Sugarpova candy gifts

A five-pack Gummy Bundle from Sugarpova is $20.00.

Sugarfina bento box of candy

From Sugarfina, pick 8 favorite candies to fill this custom candy Bento Box. $68.00.

Bakery delights for gifts

I learned from The New York Times about the bakery in the West Village called Mah Ze Dahr. The website photos are mouthwatering. The assortment pictured above is called Heaven in a Box and is $65.00.  They also sell a brownie making kit, unbaked croissants and ginger snap and chocolate chip cookie dough if your recipient likes to bake.

Pears from Harry and David

When a pear is ripe there is nothing more delicious in the world.  My oldest brother gives us pears from Harry and David every year and we love it!  Harry and David offers gift baskets with fruit, cheese, baked goods and sweets.

Cocoanut Cake yummy gift of food

After the coconut, the caramel cake is next on my tasting list.  Sugar Avenue Bakery Coconut Cake.  $65 plus $9.01 delivery, FedEx charge.


This ASE article has a few more ideas for sending delicious treats.

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food” George Bernard Shaw