Whether you’ve got a father who’s fabulous in the kitchen, a hubby who always relishes (see what we did there?) good eats, or a guy pal that’s all about those Instagram-able noshes – you’ll be sure to find a great gift idea in this list!
Present him with a bag of Qs Nuts and he’ll be snacking in style in no time. They’re made by a husband-wife team who’s love of good food and passion for creating in the kitchen produces some seriously good roasted nuts like the Maple Bourbon Pecans and the Flaming Peanuts, made with sesame oil, sea salt and hot chilies.
There’s nothing like settling down to a blockbuster with a bowl of snacks and a cold drink. Make the snack as epic as the movie with popcorn and seasonings from PopzUp, a family owned and operated business in New Hampshire. The pre-popped options are fantastic but it’s the company’s seasonings such as Applewood Smoked Bacon and Sweet Sriracha Chile that will significantly up his movie watching snack game.
For the grill master in your life, we recommend the Spice Rub from Lyndigo Spice. Inspired by the owner’s love of Caribbean and Indian cuisines, this blend of sugar, salts, spices and peppers is so versatile, he’ll want to use it on chicken, beef, pork and lamb. Plus, it’s pretty good on popcorn too!
Make the foodie in your life a happy camper by setting their taste buds on fire with Cucina Aurora’s Hot Pepper Infused Olive Oil. Made with 100-percent imported Italian olive oil and a secret blend of herbs and spices this will seriously turn up the heat in your kitchen!
Nothing will delight your favorite chocoholic more than the unique bean-to-bar chocolate from Honeycreeper. Everything from this Alabama sweet shop is made with fresh and ethically sourced ingredients. The, dare we say, elegantly curated collection includes everything from bourbon- and coffee-infused confections to chili spiced chocolate delights, perfect for your chocolate loving man.
This small family business concocts amazing refined sugar-free sweets from a 35-acre homestead in the beautiful and spacious Northeast Kingdom, Vermont. Envision them creating bee-sweetened confections amid rolling pastures complete with chickens! Try the Organic Smoke & Spice Hot Cocoa, a unique blend of rich Dominican cacao and New England’s finest maple sugar with spicy chipotle peppers, smoky ancho chilies & sweet mesquite. It’s the perfect dude drink!
Shopping for a sophisticated snacker? Treat him to Lark Fine Foods’ cookies for grown-ups. Award-winning and deliciously different, they’re available in both sweet and savory flavors. Delight his taste buds with unique options that include salted rosemary, pistachio cherry and Tuscan Pizzetta – yep you read that right, a cookie that tastes like a pizza. Now that’s the best of both worlds for all the foodie fellows out there.
Of course, we have to add our Single Malt Scotch caramel to this list. A luxe caramel that is handcrafted in small batches, our caramel makes the perfect guy gift, especially our Single Malt Scotch flavor: peaty and rich and spiked with smoky Ardmore Scotch, it provides you with intoxicating flavor, but no hangover!
Got a cheese connoisseur in your life? Curds & Co, a 21st century cheese shop in the heart of Brookline, Mass., is the place for you. Its stated mission is to bring “great cheese and happiness to the people.” And boy do they deliver. On-staff tele-mongers can take your call and put together an incredible tasting experience. They’ll make recommendations from a handpicked alcohol selection, give advice on new cheeses, and put together the perfect cheeseboard for a fantastic tasting night in.
For the dedicated foodie, aroma is just as important as taste. Keep his house smelling like his favorite foods even when he’s not cooking with Prosperity’s line of culinary candles. Blended with herbs and spices like mint, basil, lemongrass and thyme, each candle comes with a matching recipe so it’s almost like two gifts in one!