After years of hand selecting and personally taste-testing the finest small batch products from all over the country, we’re excited to announce that we’ve taken our food gift love to the next level. We’ve teamed up with our favorite makers to create exclusive collections just for you!
From chocolates and candies to nuts and cookies, from pickles, salts, and spices to natural beauty products, we’ve curated over 20 gorgeous collections for the hard-to-gift people in your life. These unique combinations of small-batch goodness are perfect for easy and truly one-of-a-kind gifting.
Here’s just a quick taste of our one-of-a-kind collections. These gift sets are only available on Eat Boutique, and may not last long. Don’t wait to get yours! And check out our shop to to see them all.
A honey-sweetened treasury of chocolate bars in multiple flavors (think cashew, sea salt, mint) and light, pillow-y marshmallows topped with densely delicious dark chocolate.
About the Maker: Cuter-than-cute couple Russ and Shari Apotheker dream in honey and chocolate. Russ made his first ever marshmallow for Shari when she had to give up sugar. Now that is food gift love. This sweet-as-honey team creates incredible treats using the finest ingredients. Learn more about the Apothekers in this Eat Boutique Maker Profile.
Where It’s Made: Boston, MA
Why We Love It: Russ and Shari use organically and biodynamically grown chocolate sourced from a small family cooperative in Dominican Republic. To sweeten their confections, they source raw tupelo honey from a third generation beekeeper whose bees are raised without chemicals or antibiotics.
- 2 Bars of 76% Classic Dark Chocolate
- 2 Bars of 76% Cashew & Red Sea Salt Chocolate
- 1 Bar of 76% Quinoa & Cacao Nib Chocolate
- 1 Bar of 79% Mint Dark Chocolate
- 1 Bar of 79% Triple Pepper Chocolate
- 1 Bag of Vanilla Mallows Topped with Dark Chocolate
Buy it now for the conscientious chocolate lover, the Paleo or low-sugar friend, the bee-lover, or upscale camper in your life.
Enjoy this collection of extraordinarily irresistible chocolate; the kind that makes you close your eyes to savor every flavor note (think salt-dusted caramels, Vermont maple truffles, and toasted hazelnuts).
About the Maker: Meet Eliza La Rocca and Erlé LaBounty. Erlé grew up in rural Vermont and studied with pastry chefs everywhere from Alaska to Italy. He started making chocolates in his Grandparents’ farmhouse—the namesake for the business that he and wife, businesswoman, and creative force, Eliza, have built together.
Where It’s Made: Bristol, VT
Why We Love It: Farmhouse chocolates are made with love and a commitment to pure methods and ingredients. No shortcuts and no additives mean elevated, complex, yet perfectly balanced flavor.
- Salted, Dark Chocolate Covered Caramels Box (9 pieces)
- Vanilla Bean & Vermont Maple Truffles Box (6 pieces)
- 70% Single Origin Dark Chocolate Bar
- 85% Single Origin Dark Chocolate Bar
- 70% Single Origin Dark Chocolate Bar with Cacoa Nibs and Alaskan Sea Salt
- 70% Single Origin Dark Chocolate Bar with Toasted Hazelnuts
Gift it now to serious chocoholics and discerning sweet-tooths
This set of flavored salts and spicy peppercorns will add excitement to even the simplest meals. Use the smoked paprika and fennel thyme for cooking, and the vanilla for baking.
About the Maker: Didi Davis is a chef, food writer, teacher, and editor. On a 2004 trip to Paris, she fell in love with flavored salts and began creating her own to use in her cooking classes. She is the founding owner of Didi Davis Salt Traders, which sources fine salts and spices from all over the world.
Where It’s Made: Ipswich, MA
Why We Love It: These salts have a moist, medium grain crunch. Didi recommends using them “primarily as finishing salts. They add flare and crunch to fresh and cooked dishes. Try also mixed with oil as a rub, or sprinkle into soups, stews, and braises while cooking.” Fresh-grind the pepper pepper over your dish just before serving.
- Bag of black Wynad Peppercorns
- Jar of White Muntok Pepper
- Didi’s signature salt towers, packed with a variety of intriguing flavors
Know any salt-obsessed cooks, spice collectors, or pepper enthusiasts? Buy them the Didi Davis Collection now.
Unique, invigorating, and all-natural beauty products for men and women alike. We’ve chosen extraordinary citrus scents like coffee & grapefruit to enliven your day in the best way possible.
About the Maker: The duo behind Moonriver Naturals named their organic apothecaries after their son, Rivers. Crafted in rural Texas hill country, these products keep it simple with pure and native ingredients. We’re completely smitten with these whimsical, refreshing, and sustainable indulgences.
Where It’s Made: Hawkins, TX
Why We Love It: We’ve always been proponents of pampering ourselves with the highest quality foods, but we’re equally passionate about beauty products that aren’t full of chemicals. That’s where this collection comes in. We’ve chosen the best of their naturally gorgeous products for ultimate conscientious spa day.
- Coffee Grapefruit Scrub
- Lemon Basil Soap
- Grapefruit Orange Lip Balm
- Orange Blossom Salve
Buy the Moonriver Naturals Collection for the conscientious beauty addict in your life.
Four inventive flavors of craft pickles in flavors inspired by England and Mississippi.
About the Maker: Kendra Coggin and Baron Conway launched Pernicious Pickling Co. in Southern California in 2013, and have been crafting their pickles with love ever since. Her Mississippi roots and his British charm make them a charming and unstoppable team. Their family histories inspire them to create and preserve unforgettable flavors.
Where It’s Made: Costa Mesa, CA
Why We Love It: As the Pernicious motto suggests, “Pickles ain’t just for sandwiches.” With only the freshest vegetables in a range of different brines and spice combinations, the result is bold, fresh flavor. We’ve chosen our favorite jars to pep up your pantry.
- Pickled Dill Beets
- Sweet Curried Cauliflower
- Garlic Dill Cucumber Pickles
- Sweet & Sour Red Onions
Buy the Pernicious Pickling Collection for pickle lovers, cooks, sandwich aficionados, and all those who savor the savory.
Three jars of Treat Bake Shop’s signature nuts: the perfect harmony of sweet, salt, sugar & spice.
About the Maker: Food writer and cookbook author Sarah Feldner left her magazine job to open Treat Bake shop after making her spiced pecans as gifts for friends. The nuts were wildly popular enough for this lifetime foodie to follow her baking dreams. Sarah uses a little spice and a lot of imagination to coax out deep and satisfying flavors.
Where It’s Made: Milwaukee, WI
Why We Love It: We suggest serving them with a cheese plate, adding them for taste and texture to salads, or atop homemade ice cream! Or, who are we kidding, straight from the jar.
- Spiced Pecans (Sarah’s original flavor!)
- Candied Pecans
- Candied Walnuts
The Treat Spiced Nuts Collection is perfect for nut fiends, discerning snackers, and crunch lovers. If you’re like us, you know a few people who fit that description, so buy the collection now.
6 fantastic flavors of preserves to brighten up your toast, crepes, pancakes, ice cream, yogurt, scones, and day in general.
About the Maker: Founder Elizabeth Madden fell in love with preserving when studying French pastry in Chicago. Rarebird blends seasonal fruits with everything from chocolate to herbs to create uniquely delectable spreads. Read more about their small batch process in this Eat Boutique Maker Profile.
Where It’s Made: River Forest, IL
Why We Love It: One of our most popular products at the Eat Boutique Markets is the Rarebird Passion Fruit Curd – its rich, tart, surprising flavor truly has to be tasted
it to be believed.
- Peach Lavender Fruit Preserves
- Apple Caramel Fruit Preserves
- Strawberry Rhubarb Fruit Preserves
- Cranberry Clementine Fruit Preserves
- Chocolate Blueberry Spread
- Passion Fruit Curd
Scone lovers, morning people, hostesses, and breakfast fanatics will go wild for this collection, so buy it while it lasts.
Don’t worry, there’s more! Shop all our collections in the Eat Boutique Shop.
Eat Boutique is an award-winning shop and story-driven recipe site created by Maggie Battista–shop girl, writer, author, and creative business coach. After hosting pop-up markets for 25,000+ guests, Maggie is working to open her first permanent Eat Boutique–a food-retail concept space with a new way to the very best food–as well as coaching women in food to reach life and business goals. Her second cookbook, A New Way to Food: 100 Recipes to Encourage a Healthy Relationship with Food, Nourish Your Beautiful Body, and Celebrate Real Wellness for Life, will be published by Roost Books on February 5, 2019.