Subscriptions That Will Keep Foodies Happy This Christmas – Best Cooking & Baking Boxes for 2018!

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Food is probably one of the easiest and most practical gift choices for Christmas. But when your friend or a family member is a certified foodie, ordinary store-bought items and basic cooking tools won’t make the cut.

If you’re still struggling to find the perfect gift for the foodie in your life, this list is for you! We’ve found some of the best cooking and baking subscriptions that you can give as gifts this Christmas – check them out! Be sure to read our how-to guide on subscription box gifting!

Butcher Box

For: The ultimate meat lover!

Why We Love It: ButcherBox sends only premium, 100% grass-fed beef! Each box is filled with an array of different cuts and they even provide tailored recipes to help home cooks discover and explore new cooking ideas. For those who want more variety, they also offer organic chicken and heritage pork.

See our Butcher Box Reviews reviews to find out more about this box!

Price: Starts at $129 per month, which is about $5.38 per meal. There are five box options to choose from.

Deal: Get FREE bacon in your first box + $10 off! Use this link to get the deal.


ForHome cooks looking to luminaries of the cooking world for inspiration.

Why We Love It: Each box is curated by a big-time chef – It includes their favorite seasonings, sauces, and ingredients, and recipes designed by the chef and incorporating the included products. You even get useful non-food products, like knives and kitchen gear! Your gift recipient will love this bi-monthly box filled with chef-selected products.

See our CrateChef Reviews reviews to find out more about this box!

Deal: 10% off your first order! Use coupon code HELLO10.


ForA gourmet meal you make in your own kitchen.

Why We Love It: With some standard cookware, salt and pepper, a drizzle of oil, and maybe an egg, you already have everything you need to transfer a Plated kit into a high-end dining experience that will rival your favorite restaurant. Chef-designed recipes, top-quality meat, and fresh produce are included in each kit.

Gift It: Gift a weekly delivery of fresh ingredients and chef-designed recipes – starts at $60 for a gift card (bottom of page)

See our Plated Reviews reviews to find out more about this box!

Home Chef

For: Meal kit enthusiasts who like their meals familiar and their portions huge.

Why We Love It: The meals are inspired, yet comfortingly approachable. The ingredients are fresh and high-quality, the portions are huge, and you choose your meals from an enormous catalog of choices. Includes all ingredients except salt, pepper, and a splash of oil.

Gift It: Give Home Chef gift cards in $60 increments.

See our Home Chef Reviews reviews to find out more about this box!

Price: $9.95 per person for each meal (about $50-$70 per week on average)  Lots of options, with 2, 4, or 6 person servings available, 10 meals from which to choose each week, plus a breakfast, smoothie, and a fruit basket option.

Deal: Get $30 off over your first two boxes! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.

See more fabulous subscription box gift ideas in our 2018 Holiday Subscription Box Gift Guide!


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