12 Easy Food Gifts for Christmas
For the Cake-Lover
This mix makes a serving perfect for one. No need to bake a whole cake when you can pop this mug in the microwave. From start to end, you cane make and eat this cake in under 10 minutes.
Make This: Mexican Hot Chocolate Mug Cake
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For the Southern Baker
A decadent fudge filling gives bakers a shortcut to pie nirvana, while easy, homemade self-rising flour with cornmeal gives biscuits added texture.
Buy This: Pointer Brand Aprons (fabrics, styles, and prices vary; pointerbrand.com)
For the Caramel Connoisseur
For the Cocktail Cognoscenti
Show them you're right on trend with a spirited olive garnish and versatile infused simple syrup.
For the Brunch Bunch
Which came first, the chicken or the waffle? Decide over a brunch of pecan-crusted chicken tenders with a bacon-studded waffle.
Buy This: Blizzard Branch Pure Cane Syrup ($6 for 12 oz.; blizzardbranch.com)
For the Cheese Lover
For the Italophile
For the Lowcountry Lover
Break out the propane cooker and a big pot for a Lowcountry boil spiced with this mix. The mustardy dipping sauce pairs well with peel 'n' eat shrimp.
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Carolina Mustard Sauce
For the Backyard Grillmaster
For the Jet-Setter
For the Nicest Neighbor
For the Slow-Cooker Set
Give your friends a way to warm up during the winter months with delicious chili and stew starters.
Buy This: Southern Hostess Serving Spoon ($38; oldworldmarket.etsy.com)
Beau from the Big Easy
Celebrate New Orleans with a bag of chicory coffee, a savory sandwich condiment, and a sweet praline syrup.
Buy This: Still Perkin' New Orleans Chicory Royale Coffee ($10.95 for 1 lb.; neworleanscoffeeshop.com)