Thanksgiving Gourmet Snack Gift Basket
Thanksgiving or Thanksgiving Day is celebrated with great fervor and tradition. It is a part of the broader holiday season where people enjoy with loved ones. Exchanging gifts like holiday gifts, snacks baskets, custom made gifts, are now a part of the festivities.
What is Thanksgiving Gourmet Snack Gift Basket: Gourmet snacks are specially created food items that can make your mouth water. The gourmet snack gift basket is basically a token of appreciation for your near and dear ones.
A typical gourmet's snack basket may contain assortment of savory snack mix, chocolates, cookies, cakes, pastries, fruit and mix, biscuits, English breakfast tea, etc
A nicely decorated basket containing these goodies along with your personalized message can be a treat to your loved one and definitely help rejuvenate your bond with your loved ones.
For the connoisseurs: A foodie may definitely like a basket full of lip smacking snacks. But do not buy just a few bags of chips to fill your gourmet basket. What you need is something extra special. Gourmet snacks often are handmade and have that extra edge over your run of the mill snack baskets.
Gourmet snacks are specially designed by world renowned chefs and culinary experts. They are created to make you reach for that basketful of snacks again and again. These snacks are meant to leave an impression such that you would remember the taste every now and then. Gourmet snack baskets can be a lasting topic of discussion over your coffee table gossip. Rich and exclusive, a gourmet basket is supposed to be treasure for everyone. Here are a few ideas for a perfect Thanksgiving gourmet snack gift basket.
Encourage that sweet tooth: Gourmet pastries, desserts are a sweet addition to your Thanksgiving gourmet snack gift basket. Think of finely crafted and baked pastries that could make up that gift basket. You can have them shaped and sized in an attractive way. You can find a lineup of some of the following pastries at pastry makers and bakers:
- Strawberry Cheesecake, Fruit and Nuts Cheesecake, Cherries Cheesecake, Turtle Cheesecake
- Rugelach and croissants filled with cream and jams or adorned with peanut butter or chocolate sauce
- Meringue Pie, Lemon Pie, Apple Pie, Blueberry Pie, Cherry Pie, Coconut Whipped Cream Pie
- Raspberry Cake, Carrot Cake, Strawberry Short Cake, Black Forest Cake,
- Chocolate Mousse, Strawberry Mousse, Chocolate Cupcake, Marshmallow Cupcakes
- Danish, Rolls, Pecans, Tarts, Candy Heart breads,
Even more special could be a flourless chocolate cake with bitter sweet chocolate or a panforte coated with walnuts and figs or an olive oil cake
Bite on the cookies: Crumbly cookies can make your day. Think of sending some cookies to your loved ones in specially designed cookie jars or baskets.
- Chocolate cookies, Jelly covered cookies
- Almond cookies, pistachio cookies
- Cream on cookies, peanut butter chunk cookies
- Oatmeal cookies, Sugar and mint cookies
You can add a box of your favorite tea along with the cookies. An orange pekoe or a flowery pekoe tea or a premium branded tea goes well with cookies. You can also add brownies and fudge to your baskets.
Wines for everyone: Wines are a sign of exquisiteness. They are both royal and delectable. Thanksgiving is a time to cheer the bounty of nature and the gifts of god. Thanksgiving is an occasion to toast the spirit of peace and plentiful and to thank your family and friends for their support throughout the years. Wines, thus, are great addition to a gourmet snack basket. Look for exclusive wines from the vintage class or buy some rare red or white wines that the receiver would approve. Not everyone has a taste for wines. Make sure you talk to the person about his wine like or dislikes before your decide to gift him the right wine. Wines from the Napa Valley, the French regions like the champagne or the burgundy, or rare Chinese, Japanese or Indian wines make a good choice.
Gourmet snack basket may also include farm fresh fruits. Other ideas of snacks that can be filled in basket are pancakes, truffles, chocolate covered with nuts and fruits, chocolate bars, dark chocolate, blueberry chocolate bar. These basket can be themed as per the content that goes into it, maple themed basket which may contain Canadian maple syrup, maple cream chocolate bar, maple tea, maple candy, maple flavored toffee.
Taking an effort in making these baskets, may make our loved ones feel proud of us as they will realize the amount of time and effort that we have put into it. It conveys the message of gratitude to our loved ones and makes them happy. There is no better way to express your love to your loved one other than by giving a gift. If this gift is a basket full of snacks and savory foods, it can be quite tempting for them and truly irresistible. Do consider buying a Thanksgiving gourmet snack gift basket.