The Southern Coterie Gift Guide for the Foodie on your list!

Dec 2 2013

by Cheri Leavy

Wow! Can you believe December is here?

Hope you enjoy this… the first of The Southern C’s 2013 Christmas Gift Lists. Each week between now and the big day, we will be sharing some of our favorite gift ideas with you, our favorite followers!

So, hold off on making that list until you check out our top ten picks each Monday. This week on Cyber Monday, we have curated some of the South’s finest treats for the foodie on your list… yum!

Click on each link below to read more about the goodies we will be wrapping up and delivering this year!

1. Fat and Juicy Bloody Mary and Margarita Mixers from Charleston, SC
You can’t deny that there’s something righteous about a brand conceived by band mates in the back of a 15-passenger van … Fat & Juicy is clearly road tested and tailgate approved! Whether you crave the sultry-smokey heat of our signature bloody mary or sun-soaked awesome of our margarita, go ahead … friends don’t let friends drink bad cocktails! Click HERE to buy!
2. Big T’s Coastal Provisions from Charleston, SC
A Coastal Carolina entertaining favorite, Big T Crab Dips packs 100% real crabmeat in every creamy bite. Perfect for your holiday cocktail party, hostess gifts or game day. Big T tastes best when shared with friends and family!
3. Goo Goo Cluster from Nashville, TN
When you bite into a Goo Goo Cluster, you’re biting into 101 years of Southern tradition! Made in Nashville since 1912, the delicious chocolate confection is said to be the world’s first combination candy bar. A perfect gift for candy lovers, this vintage Collector’s Tin contains an assortment of the Original, Supreme and Peanut Butter varieties. $19.95,
4. just add honey tea company from Tucker, GA
just add honey wants you to enjoy the best, freshest, and most flavorful teas with every sip. Whether it is a black tea, herbal tea, fruit tea or specialty tea, just add honey wants you to enjoy every cup. Anytime. Anywhere.
5. UNC Press Savor the South Cookbook Collection from North Carolina
From buttermilk to bourbon, pecans to peaches, bacon to catfish, one by one each Savor the South® cookbook will stock a kitchen shelf with the flavors and culinary wisdom of our regional cuisine. Written by well-known cooks and food lovers, each book brims with personality, the informative and often surprising culinary and natural history of southern foodways, and a treasure of some fifty recipes—from delicious southern classics to sparkling international renditions that open up worlds of taste for cooks everywhere. Shop online now at to save 40% on all UNC Press books for the holidays, plus free shipping!
6. Leoci’s Fine Foods from Savannah, GA
Located right in the heart of Savannah, Leoci’s Trattoria, offers authentic Italian, gourmet food gifts for the food lover in your family. From homemade Duck Proscuitto to Sweet Baby Beets, Leoci’s has it and will ship right to your gift recipient. You wont be disappointed by adding these palette pleasing delicacies to your holiday list. Click HERE to buy!
7. Southern Soul BBQ from St. Simons Island, GA
Southern Soul BB-Q has the perfect gift for the cook or food lover in your family. Highly recognized and award winning sauces and rubs can be purchased as well as merchandise and shipped directly to your loved ones. Whether they live near or far, North or South, they will not be disappointed by a gift from Southern Soul! Click HERE to buy!
8. Cathead Vodka from Mississippi
Cathead Pecan is a distinctly southern-fashioned spirit made from all-natural ingredients. The pecans come from Bass Pecan, a Mississippi based company, just down the road from Cathead Distillery. A very careful maceration, accompanied with a stainless steel aging process allows the roasted pecans to add a depth of flavors to this vodka. Plus, no artificial coloring or flavors are used in the making of this process. Click HERE for recipes and other flavors!
9. Miss Pinkie’s Seafood Mac & Cheese from Atlanta, GA
Brought to you by The Broke Socialite, Shameeka Ayers, Miss Pinkie’s Seafood Mac & Cheese is a decadent and specialty frozen entree that features fresh seafood, artisanal cheeses and bit of Southern love. Click HERE to buy!
10. Phickles …a gourmet pickle company in Athens, GA
Our pickled okra is our best seller and also our most SOUTHERN of our product line and there are many ways to incorporate our pickled okra into your holiday recipes. But don’t stop there. You can choose between our pickled okra, green tomatoes, carrots, beans, jalapeños & cucumbers. All are great as accoutrements with charcuterie and in bloody marys! Mix a 4-pack of our all natural, gluten free, spicy dill pickles for $42 total…shipped right to ya! Click HERE to buy!


Cheri Leavy View More Blog Posts from this Author

Cheri Leavy is a connector, cheerleader and marketing consultant for fellow entrepreneurs.
Building rapport and strengthening a sense of community:
• A community of female entrepreneurs through the The Southern Coterie and The Southern C Summit
• The faces and places of Athens that make our city so vibrant through guide2athens
• A community of devoted football fans through Bulldawg Illustrated
- Contributing editor to Coastal Illustrated, Executive Board Member of the UGA Alumni Association

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