If you recently found yourself wondering, how the hell we are halfway into December?! — we can relate. Other than a working title for our annual holiday disaster drama, it's also the panic inducing feeling we get as we glance at our Google calendars, prompted by a co-worker's cheery question, "Have you finished all your holiday shopping?" No Susan, no we haven't. Turning into a last-minute shopper isn't our first choice, but the idea of blowing our budgets at the beginning of the month isn't a great option, either. And so we wind up holding onto our bucks as long as possible. But now, how do we unstick ourselves from this halfway through-December gift-less dilemma? Well, here's one idea: the under $20 food find.
Hear us out, not only are edible gifts affordable (especially when compared to buys in other categories), but they also have potential to be endlessly customizable with a little noshing know-how. Plus, you easily can pick one up just about anywhere at any anytime, tie it all together with a bow, and call your gift shopping complete. If you're still feeling fresh out of ideas, let us do you another last-minute solid: Ahead, find a lineup of impressive food-related finds all for under $20 that you can buy now (or later). Hey, you have some time left before 2019 to shell out that Jackson — so Susan can put a sock in it.
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Don't underestimate the power of good flaky sea salt — Jacobsen's slim pouch will up your saltiest friend's seasoning game.
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Sea salted caramel butter cookies sandwiching vanilla bean-infused marshmallows may be queen of the food gift game.
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For those who aren't messing around with their mustard, this horseradish-infused jar is a condiment king.