By: Malcolm Mayhew
If you live in Fort Worth and are anything like me, you probably love food and maybe even consider yourself a foodie. It’s no surprise that many Fort Worth residents appreciate good food, because we have so many delicious options to choose from.
Well Christmas is just around the corner, and if you have some foodie friends or family, here are some ideas for last-minute holiday gifts that they are sure to love – take a look!
The Salty Pig Sausage Co. is a husband-and-wife-owned company that sells artisan sausage made with all-natural pork and locally-sourced ingredients. Breakfast sausage, seasonal sausage, bratwurst – you name it.
One of their popular items right now is the “Holiday Favorites” box that includes 1 pound of bratwurst, half a pound of breakfast sausage and half a pound of cranberry pecan sausage. They can deliver your holiday packages to your door for only $5-10 if you’re really short on time.
To purchase their products, send an email to [email protected] or call 972-345-7792.
Charles Flach, the owner of The Virgin Oliver in Fort Worth, brings some of the best olive oils and vinegars from around the world to our little town in Texas.
His monthly olive oil subscription makes a great gift for an olive oil enthusiast because with this membership, your gift recipient will get a new premium olive oil sent right to their home each month.
You can pay a one-time fee for the subscription so you don’t have to worry about paying monthly for a gift. They will be moving to Sundance Square in January, so keep an eye out for their new shop.
4801 Overton Ridge Blvd., Suite 128
Fort Worth, Texas
If you need a great stocking stuffer, this locally-owned company roasts nuts onsite at its facilities. They also offer other specialty items like dried fruits, spicy snacks, chocolates and candies. You can even get these goodies in Texas-shaped tins.
2222 Montgomery St., Fort Worth, TX 76107
Owned and handmade by a Fort Worth native, Cheri Morgan offers toffee that some of her customers lovingly refer to as “Christmas crack.” It has a buttery base topped with milk or dark chocolate and a sprinkle of pecans. Her toffee is gluten- and preservative-free.
She offers a variety of gift baskets, bags and boxes that would make a great gift for your boss or your coworker – or even yourself!
My personal chef company specializes in serving those with unique dietary needs, and we deliver customized meals throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. We offer a wide variety of gift certificate options that are perfect for a friend or family member who is recovering from surgery, just had a baby, has a busy work schedule or just wants to eat healthier and have a break from cooking!
You can purchase gift certificates on our website:
If you know someone who loves to cook, a cooking class at Central Market can be a great way for them to sharpen his or her culinary skills. Central Market offers cooking classes that show you how to make sushi, artisan breads and cakes, and even teaches how to cook with seasonal spices and ingredients.
4651 W. Freeway #100 Fort Worth, 76107
Know any beverage lovers? Brewed FW has the coolest coffee shop atmosphere where you can go to relax, get work done and sip on a varieties of handcrafted coffee, teas, beers and wines.
All of their ingredients are locally sourced, and their 60 bottles of American craft beer all come from the heart of Texas. You can purchase a gift certificate, or pick up a bottle of something special!
From their incredibly crunchy bread and butter chunks to their freshest seasonal fruit preserves and jams, In a Pickle has charming jars filled with something for every palate – salty and sweet. Their products are handmade in small batches with locally sourced ingredients, so you know it’s fresh!
Their Sweet and Salty Pickle Chips are their signature item, so you can’t go wrong when buying one as a gift.
4455 Camp Bowie Blvd., Suite 114, PMB 16, Fort Worth, TX 76107
I’m guessing you know someone who really loves to barbecue. If so, you’ll want to hook them up with a gift from Pendery’s World of Chiles & Spices. Since 1870 they have been providing the highest-quality spices that really kick things up a notch.
They offer gift boxes with an assortment of blends and rubs for grilling that will spice things up and add a ton of Texas-inspired flavor to your meals.
1407 8th Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Even though cooler weather is upon us, these popular Fort Worth pops are the perfect way to satisfy someone’s sweet tooth. During the holiday season, they offer flavors like Eggnog, Peppermint, Pumpkin and Chocolate Mint, Wassail and Spruce. Grab a gift certificate or a 12 Pops of Christmas Box, and treat someone you love to these tasty treats!
By: Malcolm Mayhew