8 Unique Hostess Gifts

1. Julia Child Recipe Keeper

This spiral-bound recipe keeper fits perfectly on the shelf among your cookbooks and features a layflat design for easy perusing of all of your favorite recipes. The keeper is divided into four customizable sections with thick cardstock pockets to store recipes torn out of magazines, passed down from relatives, jotted down after meals, or printed from your favorite food blog or website. Informative inserts include conversion charts, Child’s iconic recipe for Beef Bourguignon, a biography of the famed chef, and six blank perforated recipe cards. The Julia Child Recipe Keeper is the second title in a special collaboration with The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy & the Arts and the Smithsonian.

2. Downton Abbey Cookbook & Apron Gift Set

The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook – Gift Set Edition presents over 100 recipes that showcase the cookery and customs of the Crawley household—from upstairs dinner party centerpieces to downstairs puddings and pies—and bring an authentic slice of Downton Abbey to modern kitchens by including a giftable apron that Downton fans will love.

3. Moon & Star Tray Set

Celebrate Ramadan and Eid in style with this food serving tray set that is perfect for dates, nuts and other small treats.

4. Marrakesh by Design

I love this coffee table book and I’ve had it for years, but it constantly inspires me with colorful and gorgeous home decor ideas for Moroccan-inspired rooms in your home. Even if you can’t make it to Marrakesh to find all the wonderful pieces in the book, author Maryam Montague gives wonderful resources to find eclectic items around the U.S., Europe and online.

5. My Cooking Journal

This cooking journal can be your family keepsake, as it gives space to not only preserve your favorite recipes, but also to track all of the tweaks and edits to recipes that your family loves. It allows space for notes on specific ingredients that worked well (or didn’t) and any special added touches you’ve made and don’t want to forget. It’s an heirloom journal that can be passed down through the generations and gifted to that special someone in your life who wants to begin their home cooking journey or, once full, it can be cherished as a family keepsake.
My Journals

6. My Gardening Journal

This personal gardening journal is the perfect keepsake to document the type of plants you bring into your life and all of the qualities that help them grow as well as how they can best be maintained (i.e. watering and sunlight preferences, location, where they were purchased or seeded and so much more). It’s a great gift for your favorite gardener, too, and can be passed down to the next generation of gardeners who can learn about the types of flowers and plants that were carefully curated and cared for over the years in someone’s life.

7. This six-pack collection comes with Black Urfa Chili, Cured Sumac, Smoked Pimentón Paprika, Wild Mountain Cumin, Royal Cinnamon and New Harvest Turmeric. All natural, Non-GMO, non-irradiated, no additives, no anti-caking agents, no colorings, no fillers. What a perfect gift for the home chef and foodie that loves to experiment with global flavors in their kitchen.

8. FEAST: Food of the Islamic World

In Feast, award-winning chef Anissa Helou—an authority on the cooking of North Africa, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East—shares her extraordinary range of beloved, time-tested recipes and stories from cuisines throughout the Muslim world.

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