Our Second Annual KosherEye Gift Guide
KosherEye is pleased to present our second annual kosher holiday gift guide.* Many of our readers have requested that we suggest wonderful kosher gifts for corporate or individual giving.
Gift yourself, your business clients, your staff or family and friends with some of the best kosher gifts and culinary tools for Hanukkah and the holiday season. All of our selections are delicious kosher gourmet products for the kosher lifestyle, or kitchen helpers sure to be a favorite. And, all can be ordered online.
These are a few of our favorite kosher things.
Linda’s Gourmet Latkes
Tastes Like Homemade!
Treat your friends and family to a gift of latkes that tastes homemade. Wow -– these delicious pre–cooked latkes reheat crispy in 5 minutes and taste as though they just came out of the frying pan. They were a holiday 2010 Oprah Magazine Favorite, and reviewed in the NY Times as “the best heat and serve frozen latke.” Flavors include: Original, Sweet Potato, Green Onion, Zucchini, Curry, Southwest, Gluten Free and Vegan. Bite size or large for hors d’oeuvre or dinner side dish. To order, click here. Available in many stores nationwide, including Whole Foods Markets To gift yourself, check the list of store locations in your area. Star K Kosher.
Mix It Up!
Not a Margarita but a Wine-A-Rita. All you need is wine, ice, and a blender to create a fun and delicious frozen drink. Available in five flavors but forget about choosing a flavor and try them all in The Mix It Up! This box contains one blender package of Wine Glace’, Peach Bellini, Cosmorita, Seňorita and Berry Pom-A-Rita. Get your party started by adding red or white wine, or, for non-alcoholic drinks, add ginger ale or fruit juice. Makes 5 blenders of delicious frozen beverages. $25. Kof K kosher certified.
The World’s Best Dressed Pretzels…
Creative confections, handmade fresh daily. Known for the Decadent Dippers-double chocolate covered pretzels generously topped with fresh fruit, nuts or toffee. Available in 15 flavors. New! Wine Infused Popcorn, so light and delicious. Café Dipping Spoons to jazz up any coffee or cocoa and chocolate drizzled popcorn like no other, and much more! Corporate gifting, and private label options available. Art for your palate since 1995. Fast shipping for the holidays. Check out Angelic Gourmet for the perfect gift and see what everyone is talking about! Women owned. Star-K kosher dairy certified.
Grow and Behold Foods
Chanukah Sampler Gift Box
“You've Never Tasted Meat this Good!” Naftali and Anna Hanau put their background in organic farming to use when they founded Grow and Behold Foods, a new OU Glatt Kosher purveyor of fine pastured meats raised on small family farms. Their Chanukah Gift Box, $109, is a value-packed sampler of mouthwatering meats that includes pastured ground beef, artisanal sausages, steaks, chicken drumsticks, thighs and a quartered chicken. Or order your favorite cuts a la carte at growandbehold.com. Grow and Behold offers affordable shipping and delivery to your door nationwide. Their motto – "We look forward to feeding you soon!"– and they do! OU kosher certified. For every Sampler Gift Box sold, $5 is donated to the Masbia Soup Kitchen.
Savannah Bee Company
Classic Honey Flutes
Looking for a sweet and easy honey gift? Savannah Bee Company’s classic honey flutes are the perfect way to sweeten your family and friends’ holiday season. Specialty, monofloral honey from Savannah Bee is unique, unlike other honeys you might consider for gifting. For years, Savannah Bee Company has worked with a trusted network of beekeepers, always choosing honey quality over quantity. Choose from Tupelo, Sourwood, Orange Blossom, and Black Sage. All are delicious, all are KSA Kosher Certified! Stop by the website for great recipe ideas! From $25.
Hagafen Wine Cellars
The Wine Clubs
Raise a glass to these kosher California wines served in homes, fine restaurants and tables around the world, including The White House. Hagafen has been recognized for exceptional wines since 1979 – the winemaker offers two direct to your door wine clubs. Select The Premier Prix Wine Club: includes two to three bottles of single vineyard, single block, and exclusively blended Hagafen Cellars sent three times a year to club members. These wines will never be larger than a total production of two hundred cases. Enrollment is strictly limited. Or The Prix Hagafen Wine Club: includes two bottles of Hagafen Cellars wine four times a year. Wine Club Details.
Donation to Fight Hunger
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing and alleviating hunger among people of all faiths and backgrounds. A wonderful and meaningful way to honor a person is to make a donation in their name to help others who are less fortunate. A Tribute or e-card will be sent to the recipient.
Cuisinart SmartStick Immersion Blender
A Rainbow of Colors
This handheld blender features a powerful 200-watt motor to blend and chop in bowls, pots, pitchers and more. It also features easy one-touch continuous or pulse control and a removable dishwasher-safe blending shaft. But now, instead of just white or stainless, the SmartStick is available in a rainbow of colors – how much more fun and efficiency can Cuisinart add to our kitchen? What a great and useful gift option. $29.95.
Bodum® Brazil French Press Coffee Makers
Delicious Cup of Coffee
No other brewing method extracts more flavor than the French press. The unique design uses a stainless steel plunger and a mesh filter—no paper filter— for premium extraction of the coffee bean. Easy to use, dishwasher safe, the Brazil offers an intensely aromatic cup of coffee. The perfect gift for coffee lovers. Available in three fun colors - black, red, and green. $24.95.
LED Silicone Grill Light
For those who love to grill, it is always the right season to gift this LED Silicone Grill Light. Now, nighttime grilling is a breeze with this amazing light. See those sizzling steaks or burgers in the dark! Just secure the grill light to the hood handle of the grill, press the on/off button and the grill is illuminated. Five powerful LED bulbs provide light directly to the grill and can be rotated. What a great gift! Requires three AA(1 1/2 volt) batteries, not included. $19.95.
Kosher Babka & Rugelach Crate
A cup of coffee with a slice of babka or a rugelach - heaven! From New York's renowned Zabar's Gourmet Foods, this classic gift crate is filled with timeless treats. The reusable "Zabar's is NY" wooden crate is loaded with Zabar's Chocolate Babka, Zabar's Cinnamon Rugelach, a Zabar's chocolate bar, a pound of Zabar's Special Blend vacuum packed coffee, a Zabar's coffee mug, a Zabar's coffee scoop, and instructions on brewing the perfect cup. Babka and Rugelach are OK kosher certified and the chocolate and coffee are OU kosher certified. $69 includes ground shipping.
Acacia Wood Serving Tray with Handles
From Sur La Table, this beautiful rectangular dark acacia-wood serving tray with rounded edges is perfect for entertaining or serving guests. Convenient cutout handles and deep sides ensure the tray is easy to carry and food won’t slide off. Available in two sizes, 15½"x 11½" x 1½" or 17½" x 13½" x 1½", this beauty is priced at $29.95 and $39.95. The tray requires hand washing. A very useful and unique gift.
*The KosherEye Gift Guide is a sponsored feature
December 5, 2011