Holiday gifts, hostess gifts, it’s that time of year. We’ve got three great options and best of all, you can order all of these online for quick, painless gift giving.
Christmas peach sampler from William L. Brown Farm Market
Georgia’s the peach state, right? So maybe you should send your family and friends a sampling of products made from delicious Georgia peaches. We enjoyed the peach jam that’s part of the peach sampler box from William I. Brown Farm Market. The Brown family has been farming in Montezuma, Georgia, for five generations. William Brown and his wife Debra opened a farm stand in 1966 selling their Elberta peaches. Now they sell a wide variety of produce and value-added products but their peach sampler goes right back to their roots. The box includes peach jam, peach dressing, peach preserves, peach butter, peach salsa and peach bourbon BBQ sauce. Not into peaches? The farm offers grilling and “spicy” samplers, too.
$59.95 plus $2 shipping. Available at William L. Brown Farm Markets in Columbus and Montezuma and online at williamlbrownfarmmarket.com/.
Scented candles from Eating with Erica
Erica Key is an Atlanta-based blogger who’s been writing about food and entertaining since 2013, posting restaurant reviews, recipes, lifestyle and travel tips and more. Now she’s launched a product line of scented candles that would make great gifts at any time of year, but especially now when everyone is getting ready for holiday entertaining. There are six fragrances including Pineapple Cilantro, Lemongrass, Eucalyptus Spearmint and the one we tried, Golden Rose. Each 11-ounce candle comes in a beautiful gift box and Key estimates each will burn for about 60 hours. We loved the rose fragrance of our candle, and the sweet little box of wooden matches that came with it. Even before we lit the candle, it filled our room with a very natural rose fragrance. There’s room spray available, too, if you want to keep the fragrance going.
$36.50 for the candle, $10.50 for the spray. Available online at eatingwitherica.com/shop/.
Flexible wood cutting board from CleverOne
You know the dilemma. You’ve diced the onion and celery, now how do you get those diced vegetables from the cutting board to the skillet? Why with this “woodNflex” cutting board from CleverOne, of course. It’s made in Wisconsin from North Carolina hardwood. One side is a thin hardwood veneer that looks handsome in your kitchen and is forgiving for your knives. The other side is food-grade silicone. The result is a cutting board that’s light enough so you can transfer food easily and flexible enough to pour from. The silicone backing keeps the cutting board from slipping and the whole thing washes quickly in the sink. Like any wooden board, though, you don’t want to let it soak. Lay it flat to dry, then slide it into a cabinet until you’re ready to use it again. Any cook on your gift list will appreciate this great kitchen tool.
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