Holiday Gift-Giving: South Carolina Foodie Items

Looking for a unique gift for that someone who savors good, locally produced food and drink? Here are our suggestions for goodies you can buy online and have them delivered to giver or giftee!

Palmetto Farms :: Real.Good.Grits. Founded in 1934 in Horry County, these boys are all about producing the finest grits on Planet Earth. You can buy ’em by the bag online or you can get ’em at Trader Joe’s, Lowes Foods and Whole Foods. They also provide some intense recipes for grits dishes. Start shoppin’.

Four Oaks Farm Gift Boxes :: If you are searching for a gift that hollers “Howdy, y’all!” then check out the gift boxes made of wholesome South Carolina produced foods from Four Oaks Farm of Lexington. Each box offers your giftee a sampling of some of our state’s best – pecans, country ham, grits, pancake and waffle mixes, preserves, relishes, summer sausage, chocolate-covered pecans and much more! Check ’em out here! Shipped across the country!

Camino Coffee :: A micro-roaster in Charleston, SC dedicated to connecting consumer and coffee farmer to promote social change. They exclusively source hand picked, high quality, and sustainably produced green coffee beans, then roast them in Awendaw, SC. The beans come from developing parts of the world where coffee is an economic backbone. By purchasing coffees that are Rainforest Alliance and Fair-Trade Certified you are making the choice to be more socially and environmentally responsible. Get ya some beans here. (they sell ’em whole, or they’ll grind ’em for ya.)

Adluh Hushpuppy Mix and Cornmeal Breaders :: Shopping for a cook? Give him/her a selection of Columbia-produced Adluh mixes and breaders to get them started on some new recipes. Corn muffins, pancakes, biscuits and sweet potato mixes. Inventive cooks use these as bases for individualized recipes. Buy ’em online or stop by their store off Gervais Street behind Old Chicago Pizza.

The Ladies of Milky Way Farms in Starr SC

Blue Ridge Creamery Cheeses :: Did you know that cheese is produced in our little old Palmetto state? Yep. This company sells a sampler package – perfect for gifting or for holiday parties. Comes with suggestions for beer and wine pairings! Give someone a “Cheese of the Month” membership! Cheeses made from the ladies’ milk at Milky Way Farms in Starr, SC. Buy ya some here.

Holiday Morning Survival Kit by Callie’s Charleston Biscuits :: Wake up and enjoy the holiday morning with this perfect breakfast collection. Their holiday morning survival kit includes holiday favorite Cinnamon Biscuits, the limited edition Pappy Bourbon Maple Biscuits, Callie’s Breakfast Blend Coffee, and creamy Carolina Grits. They also sell a Holiday Hostess Survival Kit and a Holiday Cocktail Hour Survival Kit, as well as a host of locally produced biscuits, preserves and more! Get orderin’ here, y’all.

Swamp Cabbage Brewing Company’s 12 Beers of Christmas :: Someone on your list is a beer-lover, right? Here’s a way to shower them with love and affection: the 12 Beers of Christmas is a collection of craft beer from Columbia’s own Swamp Cabbage Brewing. Packaged in a beautifully wrapped box with assorted 12 (32 oz.) crowlers, all for just $100.00! Get it while ya can!

Lillie’s of Charleston Barbeque Sauce and Hot Sauces :: Love her slogan, printed on each label – “may you never feel unwanted, unloved or hungry” – these sauces are Gullah-recipes and made in the Palmetto State. Their Finger Leek-en Mustard BBQ sauce combines a hickory taste with the sweet, tangy mix of mustard, honey and molasses along with a variety of other spices. Check out the website here, then order on Amazon.

Cocobon Chocolatier :: Made from the finest ingredients they can find and designed to offer flavors for the holidays, the Holiday Collection and their Signature Holiday Collection consists of variations on truffles, fruits, nuts, creams and caramel for just the right collection for your giftee. Created in Anderson, SC. Shop for chocolates, truffles and chocolate bark here.

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