I have a Hungarian friend with whom I exchange a large gift box every year at Christmas. She's moving to Australia to study this March, and so I want to send her a little extra care package when she moves, as I know it will be a hard relocation. In the past, I've sent her mostly non-edible goods (except for coconut M&Ms, which she loves, and Tabasco, sambal olec and Sriracha, as she hadn't tried them and we both love spicy foods). She has sent me a wealth of specifically Hungarian treats, including Erős Pista (a Hungarian spicy paste), poppy and nut cakes, Hungarian chocolates and jams, and even lozenges. I'd love to send her some typically American treats in my next box, but I can't think of what they might be!
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In Chinese culture 88 is considered to be an auspicious number. Are there any special presents, food, or activities that are considered particularly appropriate for an 88th birthday? [more inside]
I wish to buy a gift certificate of good food in the South Bay, LA Area. [more inside]
I recently embarked on a massive holiday mustard making campaign.
I have two questions regarding the success of this campaign. [more inside]
Suggest delicious homemade edible gifts, yet again! Difficulty: specifically looking for (relatively) shelf-stable and mail-able recipes. [more inside]
For Christmas this year I would love to give my family food-of-the-month type gifts from places like Murrays
, but those places don't deliver to Canada, where most of my family members live. Can you recommend really great subscription/gift food that's either Canada-based, or delivers to Canada? [more inside]
One of my best friends is having a baby.. but I'm on the other side of the ocean. If she was here I would be bringing her tons of lovely food, so I'm looking for a food-delivery-type thing I can arrange from the UK that would be helpful to a new mom in the US. [more inside]
Fun tv dinners as a gift. I'm an experienced cook, you have some good ideas. Let's hear it! [more inside]
Vegan care package for a male college freshman: Products? Mail order sites? GO! [more inside]
I would like to send actual _meals_ to a friend who is about to have a baby. Problem: I'm East Coast, she's West Coast, and most of the "welcome new baby gift baskets" I've found online seem to be fairly lame? (Though I'm not a parent, so am I wrong?) Help please! [more inside]
What can I put in a France-themed care package? The tricky part: I'm in the US. [more inside]
I need recipes that use a lot of milk and transport well. [more inside]
Our office wants to give the UPS, Fed Ex and postal carrier food gifts this year. Any great suggestions?
I have a catalog from Boston Coffee Cakes - looks yummy. What kinds of food gifts have you gotten that's been extra awesome?
Thanks for the suggestions!
In previous years I've made a lot of cookies
to give away to friends and family around the holidays. This year I'd like to do something a little different, but still make it a gift of food. [more inside]
Looking for ideas for interesting gifts/souvenirs/foods that I can buy in the Boston area and bring to friends and relatives in other parts of the country. [more inside]
What is a good gift for a departing friend who enjoys barbecuing... [more inside]
[Xmas Filter] I'm doing my Christmas shopping, and I'm a bit stuck on what I need to get my mother. She likes culinary-cultural history books, preferably with recipes. Suggestions? [more inside]
How do I send Tofu Panang to my mother? [more inside]
Help me get important, perishable gifts home through 18 hours of plane flights! (Cream/Cake thing, Chocolate truffle thing, and hard-cider-like thing!) [more inside]
Chicago mefites: What interesting things are you aware of that can be delivered in Chicago? When I say "delivered" i mean foodstuffs and/or toys or even something like singing telegrams or something like that. [more inside]
(not cookies) food gifts. I'd like some recipes for not too expensive, not too hard to make, but stunning food gifts that are easy to package and give away for the holidays. Got any gems you'd be willing to share? [more inside]
I'm interested in giving someone the gift of cooking classes near Fairfax, VA. Recommendations? [more inside]
Where can I buy pickles exactly like the ones they put on your table at the Carnegie Deli? [more inside]