If you know someone who lives for everything food and drink, wow them with one of these great Wisconsin-inspired gifts for foodies.
18 Wisconsin-Inspired Gifts for Foodies
Know someone who loves everything about food? How about, beer, BBQing or even tailgating. If so, they’ll love these thoughtful gifts for foodies, inspired by the state known for homegrown and fun food–Wisconsin.
1. Celebrate Cheese that Made Wisconsin Famous
Filling but down home, yes, this Grilled Cheese Cookbook fuels and feeds even the most persnickety of foodies, whether they’re from Wisconsin or not. From healthy options to down right decadent, they will love making and eating these artisan grilled cheese sandwiches.
2. Journal Your Food Experiences–Good and Bad
Sometimes even the best cooks and chefs (and foodies) need to keep track of their successes (and failures). So give them this gift of The Food Journal that will help catalogue their culinary adventures–good or bad.
3. Something to Place Your Brandy Old Fashion On
Wisconsin is known for its Brandy Old Fashions, but even diehard cocktail connoisseurs don’t want to leave rings on their tables. That’s the beauty of these Classic Drink Coasters. They spare your tables from stains while being a handy recipe marker at the same time. Cheers!
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4. Historic Cocktail Tour
Where should adventurous Wisconsinites go for a rousing good time? To be honest, there are tours, and THEN there are TOURS. With this informative guide: Devil’s Acre, travelers of all kinds will find themselves rambling through San Francisco’s finest establishments and catching up on some significant cocktails along the way. Prost!
5. Art of Bartending
Years ago, it was said that there was a bar around every corner here in Wisconsin. So true then, but not so much now. But one thing that still rings true is that bartending is an art form. So if your favorite foodie’s repertoire isn’t up to par (or bar), then give them this helpful tome that provides necessary insights on mixing all kinds of liquor quicker.
6. Homemade Beer Guide
Wisconsinites love their beer and they don’t limit themselves to just the big name brands. Making it and mastering the home-brew is fun too! If you know someone who loves the art of hops and mash, then they’ll be gaga for this complete guide for everything beer.
7. Legendary BBQ Recipe Book
Did you know it’s at least 1200 miles from the border of Texas to Wisconsin? It is. But that shouldn’t deter folks in the north from tasting some down-home, one-of-a-kind legendary Texas BBQ recipes.
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8. Make Drinks Like a Pro
Wisconsin Ladies, cocktails aren’t just for men. In fact, all foodies can benefit from learning how to make these time-honored drinks and cocktails like a pro, regardless if you drink like a man or woman–just saying.
9. Barbecue Master’s Handcrafted Grilling Spices
Whether you live in Wisconsin or not, these BBQ grilling spices are essential for all grill masters. These are must-have blends for all kinds of meat and seafood recipes.
10. Keep Your Grill Clean
If your Wisconsin foodie is a die hard griller, you know they love a clean grate. So give them this highly rated non-stick grilling mat that not only keeps their grill clean but also allows for some serious grill marks, too.
11. Foodie Fight Game
Challenge your favorite Wisconsin foodie with this serious food lover’s trivia game that’s sure to not only tickle their funny bone but also test their culinary prowess.
12. Foods to Eat Before You Die
If you live in Wisconsin, you know you could eat yourself silly and never get to the bottom of all the culinary goodness this state has to offer. That being said, there are still more must-try delights beyond the state border that folks should try at least once as part of their culinary bucket list.
13. Natural Sea Sampler
Salt is the spice of a Wisconsin foodies’ life, so give them a gift of six flavors from around the world to help them tweak their favorite recipes.
14. Newbie Foodie Essential Gift Set
Do you know a newbie foodie? If so, they’ll love this Wisconsin-approved essential gift set to get them started on their culinary journey.
15. Chef’s Last Supper
You could probably name what Wisconsin foodies would request if it were their last meal on earth. But not to be outdone, these 50 great chefs offer their opinion on what would constitute their last repast.
16. Food Trivia
Wisconsin foodies love a good game and this tome: Food Anatomy, will have them giddy with delight as they dig into the depths of the culinary world with fantastic food facts and trivia.
17. Kitchen Tips, Tricks and Hacks
Even if your favorite foodie doesn’t live in Wisconsin but spends any time in the kitchen, they will love this collection of kitchen tips, tricks and secrets to make their cooking tasks easier.
18. Tailgate BBQ Whole Kit and Caboodle
Okay, I admit it, Wisconsinites love, love, love tailgating. But it wouldn’t be an “event” without BBQing. This all-in-one Romanticist BBQ Kit not only stores grill tools but also provides a cooler to keep one’s food chilled until grilling. Now, that’s what I’m talking about!
If at the end of the day, you are at a loss of what to get for that special foodie in your life, try a gift card from Amazon.
For more great gift ideas for foodies and more, be sure to check out Wisconsin Homemaker’s Gift Ideas Section.