Thursday, November 22, 2012

Holiday Wish List

With black friday just a few hours away, it's officially time to announce my 2012 holiday wish list. From stocking stuffers to splurges, here are my picks for the best foodie gifts of the season:  

Hanging Spice Rack (West Elm Market $19-39)
LOVE these Recycled Glass Spice Jars and their super chic wall rack!

Jacobsen Flake Finishing Sea Salt
 (Jacobsen Salt $3.50 per tin)
This Stuff is Hand-Harvested in Netarts Bay, Oregon and it's the perfect size for carrying in your purse/clutch or briefcase so you can season on-the-go! (Totally just gave away what I'm gifting to  pretty much everyone this year)

Cook's Books (Juniper Books $295)
A collection of five books that every cook should own with custom printed 
jackets that will leave any kitchen counter looking as clean and chic as ever
Selections include: The Essential NY Times Cookbook, James Beard's American Cookery, Joy of Cooking 75th Anniversary Edition, Gourmet Today, & Cooks Illustrated Cookbook

"Big Jug" of Organic Pure Grade A Maple Syrup (Best Made Co $68)
Made in New Hampshire on North Family Farm by folks who've been in business for over 60 years 

Tartine: The Boxed Set (Williams-Sonoma $75)
Tartine & Tartine Bakery from San Francisco's beloved Tartine Bakery, a must for your favorite baker

Creature Comfort Mug (Anthropologie $10 each)
I mean...really though. So presh.  Perfect for sipping warm mulled cider!

Gold Pig Bookends, Set of 2 (CB2 $29.95)
The perfection combination of whimsy and useful. 
Added bonus: they force you to think about bacon which = happiness. 

Heath Appetizer Set [Winter Seasonal Collection] (Heath Ceramics $70)
Complete with maple board, condiment cups, and pate knife. The perfect host gift. 

Blue Enamel Prep Bowl Set
Includes 5 mixing bowls and a colander. Girl-Scout-meets-Farmhouse-chic. 

Hot Cinnamon Spice Tea  (Harney & Sons $5.99)
This tea tastes like Christmas. It's SO completely delicious. Each tin comes with 20 silk sachets. 

Lodge Cast Iron Hibachi Grill (West Elm Market $145)
If this doesn't scream "adventure"then I'm not sure what does. Guaranteed FUN.

Le Creuset Two-In-One Pan (Sur La Table $170)
A saucepan with a lid that doubles as a fry pan. Genius. Loves it. 

Artisan Mini Salt Cellars (Anthropologie $10-12)
Perfect for any ledge in your kitchen and also pretty enough set out on your dining room table for guests.

White Truffle Salt (Urbani, $24.90, 3.5oz)
This stuff makes everything just a bit more fancy and delicious. Sprinkle it on your favorite scrambled eggs or risotto. Instant foodie bliss.

Wishing you all a truly wonderul holiday season.
Happy Thanksgiving!!
xo, LFE

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