Celebrate! The Where The Food Comes From Holiday Gift Guide Is Here! Updated: 12/11/2023

by | Nov 14, 2023

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Whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Chanukah, Diwali or Kwanza — or all of the above! — you still have the same dilemma: What to give family and friends to show them how you feel? If there are foodies or farmers on your list of any age, Where The Food Comes From has you covered with our annual Holiday Gift Guide. There’s something here for everyone, from stocking stuffers to gadgets and goodies (even some for our furry friends!) to unique gifts for the person who has everything. Our staff has combed through the stacks to select the best — and nobody’s paying us to say so. Take a peek, browse around — we’ll be updating through the season — and you’re sure to find something for everyone on your list.   Happy Holidays from all of us at Where The Food Comes From!

Swiss Water display 4 bags on white background

ater Coffees

Price: Starting at $13.75

Swiss Water

Did you know that not all decaf coffee is created equal? Some decaffeination methods involve chemicals like methylene chloride or ethyl acetate. Both are ingredients found in paint thinners, degreasing agents and – in large amounts – have been linked to numerous health problems. 

Swiss Water is not only the name of the company making the best decaf on the market, it’s also a proprietary water process that eliminates caffeine from coffee without leaving any chemical residues while retaining the bean’s natural flavor and aroma. The taste difference is instantly notable and delightful. 

Swiss Water’s online store offers a curated subscription service for under $25 that features coffee from various roasters who exclusively use the Swiss Water process.

Highly recommended by Where The Food Comes From and check out our review Swiss Water Coffees.

Gatherings Casual-Fancy Meals To Share

Price: $27.99

America’s Test Kitchen

With today’s hectic lifestyle and the holidays around the corner, who wouldn’t want a cookbook that outlines entire meals for any type of gathering you have in mind? Well help is on the way with America’s Test Kitchen’s new cookbook Gatherings Casual-Fancy Meals To Share has taken all the guesswork out of it. What makes this cookbook special? The recipes come from cooks across all departments of America’s Test Kitchen — not just chefs and recipe-makers. Highly recommended by the food editor of Where The Food Comes From and check out the review GATHERINGS Casual-Fancy Meals To Share (With Recipes).

America's Test Kitchen "GATHERINGS: Casual-Fancy Meals To Share" Cookbook Cover
Seed starter kit in brown and green box with lavender and other herbs around it.

Seed Starter Kit – Medicinal & Herbal Tea

Price: $16.85

True Leaf Market

Cultivate your own fresh, medicinal and herbal tea herbs, and enjoy the fun and benefits of indoor gardening year-round. This complete garden kit has everything you need to start growing herbs on your kitchen countertop or windowsill and includes step by step growing instructions eliminating all the guesswork. This beautifully boxed medicinal and tea herb garden starter kit by Mountain Valley Seed Company makes an amazing gift idea for any occasion. Many kit to choose from to make any gardner happy. Highly recommended by Where The Food Comes From. 

Cheese Grotto Mezzo

Price: Starting At $125.00 (many varions to choose from) 

CHEESE GROTTO

Fromage lovers will appreciate this handcrafted cheese storage and serving device, which provides a microclimate similar to a cheese-aging cave by controlling airflow and humidity levels to their precious wheels and slices. Not only does the Grotto extend the life of cheese, it’s also made from sustainably sourced materials. Monthly cheese subscriptions are also available. Highly recommended by Where The Food Comes From. 

Box with two cheeses, gold bow, with holly in front.
Small Plates Cookbook cover.

The Complete Small Plates Cookbook

Price: $27.99

America’s Test Kitchen

Grazing on several small plates is the creative approach to eating that so many of us enjoy at restaurants these days. But, the trick is how do we approach creating these lovely dishes in our homes. The Complete Small Plates Cookbook has the anwers. Highly recommended by the food editor of Where The Food Comes From and check out the review The Complete Small Plates Cookbook (With Recipes!).

GRIPONCHO

Price: $12.99 (set of two)

GRIPONCHO

Sold in a set of two, GRIPONCHO is a bright, waterproof, and easy to maneuver golf club grip covers. Whether the early morning has left a fresh later of dew, or the weather has taken a turn, your GRIPONCHOS  will be your greatest asset in saving your score. Highly recommended by Where The Food Comes From.

GRIPONCHO laying on grass with golf tee and golf balls.
Jar of preserves Small Batch Brandied Pear

Small Batch Spreads

Price: $8.50

Small Batch Kitchen

Small Batch Kitchen is a Pennsylvania based company specializing in all natural perserves, fruit spread, hot sauces, sea salts and condiments. The Small Batch line is known for its sweet, savory and spicy spreads in hard-to-find flavors like Apple Pie, Brandied Pear, Smoked Onion, IPA Beer, Heirloom Tomato and many more. These artisan all-natural fruit spreads are made with locally-sourced produce and include low-sugar. If you want a taste that will remind you of your grandmother’s homemade preserve give Small Batch a try. Where The Food Comes From Favorite – Roasted Garlic Spread. 

Mowi’s Salmon

Mowi

Mowi is elevating the seafood landscape with its latest innovation – the Individual Single 6 ounce Atlantic Salmon Portions. Each meticulously crafted portion, available in both plain and pre-seasoned varieties, encapsulates Mowi’s unwavering commitment to offering exquisite, ready-to-cook seafood experiences tailored for individual servings and quick culinary delights. Highly recommended by the staff at Where The Food Comes From and check out our Product Review: A Seafood Game-Changer: Introducing Mowi’s Six Ounce Atlantic Salmon Portions (With Recipe).

Four fillets salmon garnished with parsley and lemon on butcher paper.
Holiday Gift Guide HOTLOGIC

HOTLOGIC – Mini Wall Plug

Price:  $49.95

hotlogic.com

It may look like a lunchbox, but it is actually a food warmer. Simply place your food inside, plug it in, and let the heating element do the rest. It can even be used to cook a frozen meal on the go. Hot Logic comes in multiple sizes so you can pick the one that’s right for you and your family.  Highly recommended by the staff at Where The Food Comes From and check out our review Hot Meals On-The-Go Are Logical With Hotlogic.

,MANNKITCHEN Pepper Cannon

Price: $199.00

mannkitchen.com

For the novice or most finicky cook a good pepper grinder is a must. The Pepper Cannon is built to last a lifetime, delivering perfectly measured cranks with each turn. Adjust the grind any way you like — precision is guaranteed. The Cannon can hold a half cup of whole peppercorns. Highly recommended by the staff at Where The Food Comes From and check out our inside look at MÄNNKITCHEN and Inventor Cleve Oines! 

Holiday Gift Guide mannkitchen pepper grinder.
Holiday Gift Guide Cribsi's - Eva Solo Cutting Board

Cribsi’s – Eva Solo Cutting Board

Price: $109.95

cribsi.com

What kitchen doesn’t need another great cutting board?  Introducing Eva Solo. These little ditties improve kitchen storage by fitting in their own space-saving holder. Best part their tapered corners helps the cutting board stay in place while you slice, chop, and dice. They are dishwasher safe and come in 3 different sizes and colors making it fit your cooking personal style.

 Vitapod

Starting at $50.99 for a starter bundle

vitapodworld.com

Vitapod makes the perfect new stainless steel water bottle to stuff any loved one’s stocking with! Skip the candy and fill it with healthy yet delicious pods.

Hydrate like never before. Vitapod offer 5 different solutions depending on your hydrating needs and does not contain any sugar or artificial sweetners. With only 8 calories a pod who can resist?

Vitapod bottle and package of zero sugar flavor mix
Holiday Gift Guide Stove shelf.

StoveShelf

Price: Starting at $39.99

stoveshelf.com

We can all use a little extra room when standing in front of our stoves. The StoveShelf instantly transforms the back of your stove into a storage rack. It Installs in seconds — rare-earth magnets ensure it’s wobble-free. Best of all it works on flat and slightly curved surfaces and is available in 3 sizes: 20”, 24”, and 30”.

Uber Appliance Deluxe Rapid Egg Cooker System

Price: $39.99

uberappliance.com

Cook up to 7 eggs in one go! Super simple, add water place eggs, cover, and go. Best of all it shuts down automatically when your egg has reached the desired texture. Never have a soft boiled egg turn into a hard-boiled egg again.

Cooking tools and mixes on counter top.

Crumble Crate Baking Tools

Starting at $2 for tools, $39.99 for baking kits

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How about a month-to-month baking subscription? This DIY Baking Kits include everything you need to bake like a professional. Kit includes pre-measured dry ingredients, kitchen tools, and fun kitchen surprises. Choose from month-month, 3, 6, or 12-month subscriptions.

Sauce Goddess – Cook’s Sampler Set

Price: $75.00

Sauce Goddess 

Sauce Goddess is a woman-owned small business of award-winning sauces and spices. Sauce Goddess partners with local and national organizations to help challenged adults with disabilities perform jobs specific to their special skill set. They donate to Rotary, Ovarian Cancer Research, and other causes that resonate with our lives. So good their claim is: “If you don’t lick your fingers, someone else will!”

Holiday Gift Guide Sauce Goddess - Cook's Sampler
Holiday Gift Guide Righteous Felon craft jerky.

Righteous Felon Craft Jerky – Jerky & Meat Sticks 12 Pack

Price: $49.99

Righteous Felon Jerky 

Through farm-direct sourcing partnerships, top-secret recipes and scandalous storytelling, Righteous Felon is a rising brand in the jerky world. The founders started “slanging meat snacks in middle school hallways” — that underground operation has evolved into a grown-up company. RF’s protein-packed contraband satisfies cravings and amuses along the way with a cast of outlaw characters who’ll stop at nothing to smuggle fresh, innovative flavors to snack shelves nationwide.

Coutelier NOLA – 4 Set Olivewood Opinel Table Knives

Price: $80.00

Coutelier NOLA 

Established in 2015 in New Orleans, Coutelier NOLA offers professional Japanese cutlery, select cook’s gear, and whetstone sharpening. Chef-owned and operated by a Louisiana native, it’s a one-stop shop for kitchen essentials.

Holiday Gift Guide transformation factory Sea Moss  Gels

Sea Moss Gels – Our Customer’s Favorite Bundle

Price: $96.99

The Transformation Factory 

The Transformation Factory is a black-owned and operated business founded by entrepreneur Alexiou Gibson. The brand offers premium wildcrafted sea moss gels in raw and fruit flavors featuring essential minerals. Alexiou’s journey to change his lifestyle resulted in a considerable weight loss of 500 pounds. He is now vegan and powers through dips and squats and finds any opportunity he can to coach, inspire, and encourage.

Michele’s Syrups 3-pack

Price: $29.97

Michele Foods

Taste the sweet, delicious gourmet syrups from Michele Foods, generations in the making! Michele founded her syrup company 39 years ago based on a secret recipe passed down for generations from her Great, Great, Great Grandmother who was a freed slave. Michele also appeared on Oprah three times in the 90s.

Holiday Gift Guide coffees.

Victory Coffees – Victory Squad Sample Pack

Price: $30.00

Victory Coffees 

Victory Coffees delivers award-winning coffee (whole bean, ground, or single cup pods) to your home or business every month. They pride themselves on being a veteran-owned and operated squadron that stands behind quality and customer service. A good cup of coffee is often the best part of our day. 

fōnuts! – Baker Kits

Price: $38.00

fōnuts!

The landmark gourmet bakery fōnuts! in Los Angeles now has baking kits available so you can make their delicious vegan donuts at home.  The process is so easy that even kiddos can make them.  Kits use the same recipe as the bakery, and even the donut baking pan that is used in the fōnuts! bakery is included.  Comes in delicious flavors like churro, pumpkin, chocolate chip cookie, vanilla, and more.

Holiday Gift Guide Fonuts baker kit
Basket filled with Sprinkler Animal Bath Toys and Travel Makeup Brush Holders.

Dreamroo

Starting at $9.99

dreamroo.com

Dreamroo offers an animal bath sprinkler that makes the perfect stocking stuffer for the littlest babe, or travel makeup brush holders for teens! 

Sprinkler Animal Bath Toys – The new parents on your list will love these 100% silicone toys that are adorable, easy to keep clean inside and out, and so much fun to squeeze and splash.

Travel Makeup Brush Holder – Give your jetsetting friends and loved ones the perfect place to safely stash their brushes or other toiletries while on-the-go.

TEEF 

Starting at $29.00

teefhealth.com

Here’s a practical stocking stuffer for your furbabies — a smart, proactive water additive for your pet’s whole mouth health! Teef is 100% pure, vegan, pre & postbiotic ingredients that naturally improve the oral microbiome to promote dental health and fresh breath.

Just one scoop per day in drinking water works to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria while growing beneficial bacteria essential for optimal dental health.

Three options: for dogs, for cats, for ALL pets!

Dog siting with box of TEEF Life dental powder in front.
Blue mini pill sorter.

MyPillyPal 

Price: $21.99

mypillypal.com

For the traveler and the organizer! Featuring 10 compartments it keeps your vitamins and medication all in one convenient, organized place!

Keep daily pills organized! Compact and easy to toss in your pocket, purse or backpack it’s great for travel. MyPillyPal durable design protects medication from falling out or mixing together. Works to organize jewelry and similar products too!

BPA free and recyclable! PillyPal V1 features 10 compartments and  PillyPal V2 features 8 larger compartments for convenience! Four colors to choose from!

TableTopics Conversation Starters

Price: $9.00

tabletopics.com

A great gift for anyone that enjoys meaningful conversations! Choose from to-go versions like Kids, Travel, Road Trip, Slumber Party and more — there is something for every person on your list.

Give the gift of gab and keep the conversation flowing. Each card features ideas and questions to jumpstart more meaningful talks.

Topics for everyone including; Family, Gratitude, Teens, Road Trips, Savor for your foodie friends and so many more

Each award-winning pack is stashed in a handy cube storage case that’s fun to gift and even more fun to grab and gab.

Kids Tablet Topics To Go smiley face.
Jenkins Jellies gift pack 4 samples in a box.

Jenkins Jellies

Starting at $6.50

jenkinsjellies.com

An award-winning, female-owned premium line of all-natural pepper jellies, Jenkins is crafted in sun-kissed California. Savory, sweet & irresistibly spicy, Jenkins infuses an iconic Southern treat with a fresh coastal twist. With a heartier texture, brimming with jewel-like nuggets of pepper & fruit, the jellies are a complex blend of seven peppers & peak-season fruit purees. These all-natural, vegan, gluten-free jellies are the perfect accoutrement to eggs, sandwiches, grilled meats and fish, roasted veggies, pizza, desserts, soups, dressings, cheese boards, etc. Where The Food Comes From favorite – Hell Fire 7 Pepper Jelly. 

 

The Crunch Cup

Price: $24.99

The CrunchCup

Got yourself a cereal lover? Then they need a CrunchCup – it’s a portable cereal cup with has no spoon or bowl. It’s simply cereal on the go! Say goodbye to soggy cereal, The CrunchCup® keeps your cereal crunchy. Simply add cereal to the inner cup, milk into the outer cup, screw on the lid, and you’re ready to crunch. The milk and cereal don’t meet until they hit your mouth!

Assorted product images of the CrunchCup cereal cup.
Assorted packages of Oatsome Quick Oats.

Oatsome

Price: $6.98

Oatsome

For the foodie who needs a quick breakfast, but is still looking for something healthy, there’s Oatsome. They have a line of new oat products which includes Organic Overnight Oats. All that’s needed for the overnight oats is water or milk (like Oatsome Oat Milk), and you have a quick source of protein (7 grams), fiber, and endless ways to customize your creations. The oats are infused with chia, flax, hemp seeds, and oat milk powder, making them a welcome addition to the best-selling Oatsome line. These power seeds are also great for adding to smoothies for a nutritional bang!

Lid Pocket

Price: $19.97

Lid Pocket

Place Lid Pocket OVER or UNDER the CROCK! Made in the USA!

Where do you place your drippy lid when you need to stir, season or plate your food?! How do you keep the messy condensation from the lid off your countertop and out of your food?

Lid Pocket holds the lid so your hands are now free to stir, season or plate the food. The reservoir catches the messy condensation keeping it out of your food and off your countertop.

Crockpot with stew and lid placed in holder on the side.
Small pumpkins on Fab Slabs cutting boards.

Fab Slabs Cutting Board

Price: $50.00

Fab Slabs Cutting Board

We’ve got the perfect cutting board for you to use for all your entertaining and the perfect gift for the foodie in your life! Fab Slabs antibacterial cutting boards are individually handcrafted from Camphor Laurelwood in Australia. The natural and permanent antibacterial material will not blunt knives and offers zero bacteria growth for 7 – 10 years! You’ll love the gorgeous wood beauties so much that you may just gift yourself! Highly recommended by the staff at Where The Food Comes From.

Colsen Fire Pits

Starting at $74.96

Colsen Fire Pits

Enjoy warm and gooey s’mores any time of year with Colsen Fire Pits and leave the smoke and clean up behind. The eco-friendly, portable, indoor/outdoor fire pits are easy to light and extinguish. Simply use rubbing alcohol to get that fire going! Just be sure to have proper ventilation. Made from temperature-resistant concrete for an enhanced, safe, smokeless, and odor-free experience.

Person roasts a marshmellow over a Colsen Fire pit.
Double containers for water purification system in white.

TheWell

Price: $374.90

Drink Lang

TheWell delivers instantly purified water, either hot or cool, that’s been re-mineralized for optimum flavor and health benefits. And it’s half the size of a typical 5-gallon water cooler. 

It uses reverse osmosis to remove sediment, odors, flavors, and harmful particulates. Adds back a balanced blend of healthy, natural mineral while delivering fresh, great tasting water with the push of a button.

Crafted from all natural ingredients and free of micro plastics. Simply plug it in and go. 

French Tasting Kit

Price: 6-pack ($49.00) and 12-pack ($79.00)

In Good Taste

At-home wine tasting — how romantic! And you don’t have to buy a dozen full bottles for the experience.

Each mini bottle is 187ml (About a glass and a half). Try new wines without wasting a whole bottle with these cute glass mini bottles (that are also perfect for upcycling! Perfect for wine enthusiasts, aspiring connoisseurs, and anyone who appreciates the finer things in life. This gift is not only perfect for the wine-lover in your life, but also for anyone who wants to expand their palate!

Twelve small bottles of wine in three rows.
Various patterns of surf boards on sand.

Jigsaw Surf Co.

Price: $38

Jigsaw Surf Co. 

Jigsaw Surf Co.’s exclusive surfboard shaped puzzles are not only a premium, tactile diversion but a unique piece of art ready to adorn your walls. High-end quality with premium soft touch finish. Each surfboard comes with specialized wax (puzzle glue) making it ready to hang art! Eco-conscious packaging. Made from recycled paper and with soy-based ink. A portion of every purchase is donated to myPeak Foundation.

Eli & Elm Weighted Comforter

Starting at $140 (50% Off)

Eli & Elm

Get cozy with this weighted comforter. Gives you a calming and relaxing night’s sleep all year long. Designed to help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer. Made from 100% cotton fabric. 300 thread count. Thousands of micro glass beads are evenly distributed for the perfect weight. Use as a separate blanket or inside a duvet cover. Includes sewn-in duvet loops for easily attaching to your cover.

Women lying in bed with white comforter over her.
Man with boy on shoulders in a picture frame.

Cozyla

Starting at $99.99

Cozyla

Upload photos to this digital frame with voice recordings to make your pictures come to life!

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