Food lovers can be notoriously tough to shop for, with their discerning tastes and all. So, if you’re stumped on what to get the foodie in your life, what better person to turn to for advice than a gift-giving genius like Oprah? She and her staff pored over hundreds of the newest, trendiest and tastiest goods to find the real gems for the Oprah’s Favorite Things gift guide in O, The Oprah Magazine. Here are a handful of her 2016 picks for foodies that caught our eye from the full list.
Biggie’s Crack Toffee Tower of Toffee, $50, Amazon
Let’s not forget the sweet tooths out there: Handmade in New York, this toffee — nicknamed "crack toffee" — is topped with ingredients like white chocolate and pistachio, cranberry and coconut on the outside, and is super buttery on the inside.
Cypress Grove Holiday Cheese “Cake,” $135, Amazon
This instant artisanal cheese display is a showstopper: It comes with 3 pounds of a truffle-studded soft goat cheese, plus another pound of creamy Humboldt Fog goat cheese, as well as a wire cheese cutter, decorative succulents and bags for sending guests home with favors. Just stack and serve!
Biscuit Mix & Honey Gift Set, $22, Amazon
Biscuits seem to be having a moment this year, and Oprah promises these, which come with honey, are moist, yet crumbly — the perfect combo.
Model Bakery English Muffins and Preserve Set, $40, Amazon
Gayle King says if you get these Napa Valley–made English muffins, you know Oprah really likes you. Show someone your affection by doing the same.
Creative Co-Op 4-Piece Stoneware Mini Bakewares, $45.79, Amazon
Trust us: Anyone host or hostess who loves to play restaurateur secretly wants some adorable mini Dutch ovens for baking up fancy-looking individual casseroles, and this set of four is a relative steal.
Le Creuset 8-inch Pepper Mill, $37.95, Amazon
A high-quality pepper mill (or salt mill) is an ideal gift: It’s one of those things we could all use, but few us of want to splurge on for ourselves.
Josephine's Feast 6-Piece No Salt Spice Rub Collection, $82, Amazon
We all have a grilling-lover on our list — and these no-salt rubs can be used on chicken, fish, steak, ribs or pork chops, as well as breads, salads and veggies.
Detroit Friends Potato Chip Crate, $35, Amazon
Gotta love a delicious gift that also does good: Proceeds from these homemade-tasting potato chips benefit a soup kitchen in Detroit.