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5 Stocking Stuffers for the Foodies in Your Family

I don't know about you, but stocking stuffers are always last-minute gifts. It seems like we all forget about those little things until a few days before Christmas.

But, if you've got a few foodies in your family, here are the perfect stocking stuffers to satisfy their love for cooking, wine or food.

5. The Wine Lover

For anyone who loves wine, they most likely love to read about wine and keep up-to-date with the new wines, new regions of wine production and more information about today's wines. Get them Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2013. It'll fit perfectly in their stocking and it's full of information they will love to read about.

4. The Chocolate Lover

The chocolate lover in my family is my brother and one thing that has made him extremely happy on Christmas morning is finding a box of Godiva truffles. Build your own four-pack of milk or dark chocolate truffles filled with an array of flavors. Any chocolate lover will jump for joy when they find a box of truffles inside their stocking.

3. The Aspiring Chef

If you have anyone in your family who is new to the culinary world and wants to learn more about cooking, then buy them a basic cooking class at Sur La Table, Hubbell & Hudson or Central Market. Simply print off the receipt and stick it in their stocking.

2. The Coffee Lover

For anyone who loves coffee, gadgets to enhance their coffee experience are always a must. Place a milk frother inside their stocking and they will thank you every time they can easily whip up a cappuccino or latte with their milk frother.

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1. The Griller

My dad loves to grill and every Christmas, we always get him something to use on the grill. Purchase a small package of spice rubs so the griller in your family can literally spice things up when they grill. Because we live in Texas, the weather should be perfect for grilling several times this Christmas.

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