Last-Minute Christmas Gifts for Everyone on Your List

  • , by Hannah Lee Leidy
  • 2 min reading time

As we busied ourselves with planning holiday parties, the Christmas dinner menu, and decorating, December somehow jumped to midmonth. (Wait, how?!) If you’ve been putting off shopping for Christmas gifts, it’s time to get serious. You have exactly just over two weeks to find something special. Fortunately, the Local Palate Marketplace has gift sets, specialty jams and jellies, sweet confections, small-batch tonics, and gourmet seasoning blends to delight your food-and-drink-loving friends and family members. If you’re in need of a last-minute Christmas gift, the artisan goodies from these Southern makers will make it look like you’ve been planning these gifts for months.

Last-Minute Christmas Gifts from the Local Palate Marketplace

Daysie Syrup Trio

For the Coffee Lover

For your industrious friend who lives by their morning coffee ritual, help them upgrade their home espresso bar to cafe-level status with the Daysie Trio collection of coffee syrups. Warming flavors like salted caramel, Madagascar vanilla, and coconut almond will fill their morning cuppa with tropical flavors that help ward off the winter chill. The syrups also double as cocktail simple syrups, so they can become a go-to ingredient for day-to-night drinks.

For the Holiday Host

Hostess Provisions Pimento Cheese Seasoning nest to a plate of biscuits

Got a long list of holiday engagements? Delight the hosts with specialty seasonings that make hors d’oeuvres prep a breeze. The owners of the aptly named Hostess Provisions pulled their backgrounds in catering and entertaining to create signature seasoning blends. Go for the Seasoning Trio, which has pimento cheese seasoning, tomato sandwich seasoning, and pickled shrimp seasoning. Not only does this ensure quality snacks for future gatherings, but it also turns meal prep into easy work so that the host can actually enjoy the party, too.

Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. Jack Pack

For the Home Bartender

Everyone has a friend who's a cocktail enthusiast—help them develop their bar cart with the Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. Jack PackThis stylish gift set is equipped with elevated versions of the bartender’s bare necessities: the Charleston company’s famed tonic syrup, aromatic bitters, grenadine, and a premium jigger.

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