15 Gifts for Cheese Lovers
These gifts are as satisfying as a cheese pull.
You don’t have to be from Wisconsin — or any other cheese-producing state — to agree that any sort of cheese related gift is pretty grate. (Sorry, we had to!) That’s why we searched high and low to bring you the best useful, silly and fun cheese-themed gifts we could find. Read on for a present that fits your favorite cheese lover no matter what variety they prefer.
Created by Annem Hobson, a British blogger at So Wrong It’s Nom, this famous Cheese Advent Calendar is better than ever in its fifth year, boasting brand new sustainable packaging and six new cheeses, including a limited edition cheese voted for by the fromage-loving community. Props for the recyclable box!
When you store cheese, any old container won’t do, especially for serious cheese people. That’s why we love the Snips Farm Cheese Keeper. It features a safety enclosure to keep cheese fresh and odor-free and it’s so cute — we love how fromage is spelled out on the base a la France — you’ll be happy displaying it on your table for serving.
We’re not ones to judge if your friend has told you her dream is to live in a house that smells like mac & cheese 24/7. We’re pretty sure this 100% hand-poured GMO-free soy candle will make her day (or the 40 to 50 hours it burns clean to the bottom of the jar).
If you’re a cheese-o-phile, you know that it’s pretty important to have a selection of knives when it comes time to bring out a fancy cheese plate. This set of three includes a pronged knife for hard cheese, a tear-shaped knife for soft cheese and a wide blade for semi-hard varieties, all in a gorgeous hand-hammered texture and antique gold finish.
This cheery print dreamed up by Suzanne Blanck, an artist in Phoenix, Arizona, will fill your kitchen with pure joy and the back story is just as cool. The artist was inspired by her niece who "would and often does eat mac & cheese more than three times a day!" Sounds like our kind of kid!
If one of your dreams is to fall asleep in a pillowy pile of bright orange mac & cheese, this clock will most definitely keep that dream alive. The frame comes in natural wood, black or white and has a hook on the back for easy hanging. Wrap a AA battery around the ribbon you gift wrap this with and, voila, instant favorite gift of the year!
Have you heard the buzz? Honey pairs very nicely with a wide variety of cheeses, so why not give this curated honey blend a try to that friend of yours who loves to rethink dessert? We’re talking aged cheddar with honey and sliced apples or just dip your grilled cheese in this sweet treat!
Stuff Every Cheese Lover Should Know
Sure, your pal knows the difference between Parmesan and Pecorino Romano, but maybe there’s more to know about this fan favorite. In the pocket-sized book, Stuff Every Cheese Lover Should Know, cheese gadgets are covered as well as how cheese is made, how to build a festive cheese board and classic (and unusual) cheese pairings.
If you’re in an empire state of mind (or are planning a party for your favorite New Yorkers), this box of three cheeses and locally-made accompaniments will most definitely appeal. The splurge-worthy collection serves up to 12 and includes: Nancy's Camembert, McCadam Cheddar, Finger Lakes Gold, Catskill Provisions Wildflower Honey, Rick's Picks Classic Sours, Spread-mmms Olive Tapenade, Pink Sea Salt Chocolate and 34 Degrees Crisps. Let the cheesy party begin!
This bamboo cheese board ramps up a boring cheese board to the max with its curved cracker well around the perimeter and hidden drawer that stores a cheese serving set (including a spreader, fork and two cheese knives) and four stainless steel cheese markers. Anyone who hosts regular gatherings featuring, cheese (of course!) will love this gift.