Shopping for a food lover can be difficult task, but "Early Show" contributor Katie Lee was undaunted, as she found some of the best gifts out there that any foodie would eat up!
From fun stocking stuffers to counter top beer taps, she's covered them all:
(The following descriptions were prepared, at least in part, with information provided by the manufactures or retailers)
Holiday Gift, Shopping Guide
FOODIE STOCKING STUFFERS
Vacu Vin Party People Glass Markers
One-of-a-kind glass markers keep cocktail confusion to a minimum. Easily mark each guest's drink with one of 12 different and unique figures that attach themselves to any smooth surface with a suction cup. Markers come in a variety of vibrant colors. $7, Surlatable.com
Sur La Table Garlic Choppers
Just add cloves and shake. A unique weighted-blade mechanism evenly minces garlic in seconds. Clear base lets you view progress and features a handy insert for lifting minced garlic out and transferring to a waiting pan. Durable plastic, die-cast zinc and stainless steel. Comes apart easily for quick cleanup. $13, Surlatable.com
Stop the bottle sweats with the Bottle Freaker! These sleeves fit any size bottle: wine, beer, soda, water, whatever - and will help keep its contents cold or hot. One size fits all. $12, Gypsywagon.com
Wacky Kitchen Timers
Egg timers are out! That lame-o digital magnetic timer is not adding to your style either. It's time to add these playful kitchen timers, done up like shiny, mini-versions of toasters, coffee pots, and more. $12, GypsyWagon.com
More gentle than ice, Whisky Rocks are used to cool down your favorite booze just enough to take the edge off without diluting its perfectly balanced flavors. Each set comes with nine non-porous natural soapstone cubes. Use three to a glass and start rockin'. $24, GypsyWagon.com
FOR THE VEGAN FOODIE
Purely Elizabeth Cookie Mixes
We've ditched the traditional cookie ingredients- eggs, white flour and white sugar- and replaced them with the highest quality, nutritious counterpart (hello vegan chocolate chips, organic almond flour, organic chia seeds + organic coconut palm sugar). The result, soft-baked, chewy cookies loaded with nutrition and packed with superb flavor. You'll forget they're actually healthy! Purely sinful, without the sin. P.S. Feel free to skip the baking and eat the cookie dough straight out of the bowl (no salmonella poisoning here) $9, PurelyElizabeth.com; Abe'sMarket.com
Blueberry Muffin Mix
Our blueberry muffins combine premium whole grain flours and superfood seeds for a unique, moist texture on the inside and a crisp chewy outside. Rich, flavorful and bursting with added fresh blueberries. Each bite overflows with oven-fresh yummyness. Just the way nature intended. Purely satisfying.
Made with all natural, organic and gluten-free nutritious ingredients, including: millet flour, an ancient grain high in B vitamins; coconut flour, rich in fiber and protein and low in carbohydrates; almond flour, high in vitamin e and magnesium; flax seed, hemp seed and chia seeds- superfoods providing excellent sources of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber and protein. $8, PurelyElizabeth.com
FOR THE COFFEE ADDICT
Bodum 'Bistro' Coffee Grinders
Get the best flavor from your coffee beans by grinding just before brewing. Compact design features a transparent lid, so it's easier to get the perfect grind for the freshest possible brew. Stainless-steel blades. Cord stores in base. $20, Surlatable.com
Freshly brewed beverages taste a little bit sweeter in the stoneware cup, painted with a pop of fresh posies. Dishwasher and microwave safe. $12, Anthropologie.com
Fresh Coffee Beans
When you're giving you coffee loving friend their new coffee grinder, give them something to grind! Pick up a one pound bag of their favorite beans, so every time they grind, they'll think of you!
For plenty more ideas, go to Page 2.
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