Edible Gifts

With promises to spend an extra 30 minutes at the gym, we tasted our way through an assortment of holiday goodies. (Someone had to do it.) Here are our favorites:

Ugly Truffles

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Ugly Truffles

Try the staff favorite: oozy, boozy caramel. The caramel center is surrounded with brandy–milk chocolate ganache and rolled in toasted pecans, $16 for six pieces; chocolategourmet.com.

Skipstone Ranch Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Skipstone Ranch Extra Virgin Olive Oil

An elegant gift for the foodie with an already well-stocked kitchen, $25; skipstoneranch.com.

Food Gifts: Popchips

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Popchips

Try this alternative to high-fat fried or flavorless baked chips. These are hot-air popped, $3; popchips.com.

Macademia Caramel Crisp Confession Popcorn

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Macademia Caramel Crisp Confession

We couldn’t stop eating this sweet treat, $40; garrettpopcorn.com.

 

Food Gifts: Olive Tortilla Chips

Olive Tortilla Chips

What a snack―all-natural chips made from black and green olives, garlic, and sea salt, $3; available nationwide or at foodshouldtastegood.com.

Food Gifts: Honey Drop

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Honey Drop

Serve nonsticky honey on the side for naturally sweetened hot tea and other beverages, $12; honibe.com.

Food Gifts: World Harbor Marinades

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World Harbors Gift Pac

Give your grilled food some tropical mojo with marinades and sauces such as Island Mango, Fajita, and Jerk, $10 for three bottles; worldharbors.com.

 

Food Gifts: Wine Vinegar

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Lucini Pinot Grigio Wine Vinegar

Aged in oak casks for flavor, this vinegar is made from grapes grown without herbicides or pesticides, $12; lucini.com.

 

Ivory Coast Chai Chocolate Dessert Soup

Ivory Coast Chai Chocolate Dessert Soup

An exotic dessert your guests will talk about for days, $12; frontiersoups.com.

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