By Erin McFarland
December 20, 2013

Christmas is less than a week away, which means the mall and other venues with a high concentration of frantic people are to be avoided. But what if your name is Erin and you forgot to check your calendar? Instinct told me to panic, so I did that for a minute. Then Pinterest told me to remain calm, because food gifts are arguably the best gifts of all!

For the sweet tooth: Peppermint-Pretzel Bark

For the locavore: Pickled Vegetables

For the semi-professional drinker: Cedar-Infused Tequila

For the chocoholic: Peppermint Stick Cocoa[youtube=


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