The Best Cooking + Baking Subscription Boxes for Foodies!
Updated for 2017! Meal delivery services, meal kits, and food boxes are the perfect gift for any foodie on your list! These top 11 boxes allow your loved one to pick what they want based on their interests and preferences and allows you to quickly check gifts off your holiday list. Meal Delivery and Baking boxes are literally the gift that keeps on giving all year long!
Carnivore Club, $50/month
A monthly artisanal feast for the meat eater in your life
What’s in the box: Carnivore Club is a subscription box that sends a curated package of artisanal cured meats from around the world. Each month’s box is themed around a different producer that specializes in a particular style of cured meat. Boxes feature everything from French charcuterie and Italian salumi to Spanish chorizo and South African biltong.
Price: $50/month for subscribers; $55/month for one-off gifts
Coupon: Use code DELICIOUS to save 10% off your first box! (May not apply to gift purchases)
How to give as a gift: Carnivore Club actually has some cool options for gifting! You can purchase a Snack Box for $39 or the Classic Box for $55. You can upgrade either option to come in a cool giftable wooden crate for an extra $30
Check out all of our Carnivore Club Reviews to learn more about this subscription!
Hello Fresh, $59/week
For the person who prefers to skip the grocery store, but loves to cook from scratch!
What’s in the box: Hello Fresh comes packed with recipes and pre-measured ingredients – all you’ll need is olive oil, salt and pepper! Choose between the Classic Plan, Veggie Plan and Family Plan, for 2 or 4 people, and 3, 4, or 5 meals per week. Hello Fresh boxes and insulation are sustainable and eco-friendly, and best of all keep your ingredients cold for up to 24 hours after delivery.
Price: Boxes start at $59 a week (skip or reschedule anytime)
How to give as a gift: You can purchase gift cards here. Choose 3 meals per week for 2 or 4 people, add a special note, and select the date your recipient will receive their e-gift card.
Check out all of our Hello Fresh Reviews to learn more about this subscription!
Yummy Bazaar World Sampler, $9.95/month
The gift of a global snack adventure each month
What’s in the box: Yummy Bazaar’s Destination Food Club sends authentic and delicious foods from around the globe. The World Sampler Box includes 5-8 products, and it’s a fun, low-budget pick for anyone who loves trying new things and exploring world flavors!
Price: $9.95/month, with free shipping to the contiguous US
How to give as a gift: You can choose a 3, 6, or 12 month prepaid gift subscription on Yummy Bazaar’s website. Gift subscriptions will not automatically renew. (If you want it to renew, choose the month-to-month option instead!)
Check out all of our Yummy Bazaar Destination Food Club Reviews to learn more about this subscription!
Great for the person who relishes in the “joy of baking something spectacular!”
What’s in the box: SoBakeable includes pre-measured labeled ingredients, step-by-step instructions and kitchen tools to inspire creative desserts. Every quarter they teach you a new decorating technique, with access to in-app video tutorials.
Price: $99 every three months (or $190 every 6 months).
Blue Apron, $59.94/week
Sustainable food that’s easy to assemble
What’s in the box: The 2-person Plan includes ingredients for 3 recipes per week and the Family Plan includes ingredients for 2 recipes per week. Blue Apron accommodates a variety of dietary preferences and you can personalize your weekly menu based on the foods you enjoy most. Blue Apron also offers an add-on Wine subscription too!
Price: starting at $59.94 a week ($9.99 per serving) + free delivery
How to give as a gift: You can purchase gift subscriptions here. Choose between $60 (1 week), $120 (two weeks), $240 (four weeks), or enter a custom amount.
Check out all of our Blue Apron Reviews to learn more about this subscription!
What’s in the box: Each month, RawSpiceBar will send two resealable packets of freshly ground, authentic spice blends and globally inspired recipes to use them in. When you subscribe, you’ll take a quiz to determine your flavor profile. Then, RawSpiceBar will send spices and recipes tailored to your unique palate!
This subscription is now available as a prepaid gift subscription only; you can sign up for 6 months for $52 ($8.66/month), or 12 months for $88 ($7.33/month). When you buy, the gift recipient will receive an email with information on how to sign up and redeem their code.
Price: $52 for 6 months
How to give as a gift: You can give a 6 or 12-month subscription easily from RawSpiceBar’s gifting page.
Check out all of our RawSpiceBar Reviews to learn more about this subscription!
Home Chef, $49.80/week
For those who want a great meal, but without the time commitment
What’s in the box: Home Chef delivers fresh portioned ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes based on your dietary preferences. The key to Home Chef is that the meals you receive take about 30 minutes to prepare! Home Chef also sets their menus 5 weeks in advance for easy scheduling
Price: Starting at $49.80 a week ($9.95 per serving)
How to give as a gift: You can purchase gift cards here. Home Chef offers $60, $120 or $240 options or you can choose a custom dollar amount.
Check out all of our Home Chef Reviews to learn more about this subscription!
Plated, starting at $48/week
Great for those who want to “skip the ‘What’s for dinner?’ debate”
What’s in the box: Plated delivers portioned ingredients and recipes that will bring the fun back to the kitchen! Regardless of cooking level, a variety of recipes is available to easily meal plan each week.
Price: Starting at $48 a week ($12 per serving)
How to give as a gift: You can purchase gift cards here. Choose between $60 and $360 dollar amounts and this will apply as a credit towards your recipient’s new or existing subscription.
Check out all of our Plated Reviews to learn more about this subscription!
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