Holiday Gift Guide | Foodie Fashionista

Cook’s Illustrated Application for iPad and iPhone: Give that domestic goddess in your life the gift of convenience with the Cook’s Illustrated iPad and iPhone app.  Browse through hundreds of recipes at your finger tips without the hassle of 
Nespresso Essenza Machine Customized with Swarovski Crystals: If you have friends who can’t live without coffee or espresso, give them this swanky Nespresso Essenza bedazzled with Swarovski crystals for some added pizzazz.
The Essential New York Times Cookbook: All the best recipes from 150 years of distinguished food journalism make up this essential book of 1,000 recipes.  Devoted Times subscribers will find the many treasured recipes they have cooked for years—Plum Torte, David Eyre’s Pancake, Pamela Sherrid’s Summer Pasta—as well as favorites from the early Craig Claiborne New York Times Cookbook and a host of other classics—from 1940s Caesar salad and 1960s flourless chocolate cake to today’s fava bean salad and no-knead bread.  
Armani/Dolci Pralines and Chocolates:  Armani/Dolci has some scrumptious ideas for the holidays, like the delicious traditional Italian Panettone, melt-in-the-mouth Pandoro and invitingly fragrant Veneziana cakes.   Of course, there is also the usual wide choice of mouth-watering favorites: pralines, dragées, chocolate squares, shortbread biscuits, jams, crema di latte, marrons glacés, fruit jellies, teas and hot chocolate.   As you would expect, the packaging has that special elegance the season demands. Red metallic paper with a matte finish is adorned with a double bow in two-tone red and platinum satin with the tone-on-tone logo printed in relief. Call 212-339-5950 to order
Anthropolotgie Trousseau Apron: Anthropologie aprons are fun and flirty kitchen wear that your favorite domestic goddess would be happy to receive. With an impressive assortment of dressy aprons to choose from, your favorite foodie fashionista will be in the kitchen year-round making meals for friends and family while looking perfectly chic. Retail: $38
Sugar Envy Christian Louboutin Cookies: Christian Louboutin shoes are sexy and one of the most coveted shoe brands around today. For the shoe loving foodie in your life, these sinfully sassy Christian Louboutin cookies are the perfect gift for the holidays. Save them the foot pain they’ll surely get from wearing Louboutins and let them indulge in their sweet tooth. Retail: $7 per cookie.
2008 Blackbird Vineyards Arise: Arise is the most aspiring wine in the Blackbird Vineyards repertoire. Harvested, vinified, and barrel aged with an identical commitment to quality and excellence as our core wines, every blend is hand-tuned to express the luscious flavor profiles and lithe structure that only comes from exceptional fruit. Arise captures the charming essences of Napa Valley’s unique terroir. This wine will be perfect as a hostess gift for a holiday dinner or a fabulous bottle to gift the wine lover in your life. Retail: $50